Launched or funded dozens of startups from technology to media to education to financial services to real estate to events to publishing.
Experienced 3 major life changing and character molding startup failures. Fortunately, the hard lessons learned with each failure were reapplied in the same industry with a different model and team, and consequently experienced 3 major follow-on startup successes.
Saved SUCCESS Magazine out of bankruptcy, re-launched it with a new team, which won “Best Design Launch of the Year Award” and gained over 500,000 in print circulation, which was subsequently sold for millions of dollars.
Grew a startup company from conception to over $60 million market value and 3,700% growth in less than 24 months without any outside startup capital or equity financing.
Helped reshape industries and invent innovative business models, while creating hundreds of jobs by hiring hundreds of employees through various startup ventures.
Raised over $50 million in investment capital consisting of debt, equity, and other creative financing methods for his own ventures and investments.