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After 30 years in real estate in the USA and Canada, I shifted to the great emerging market of the Dominican Republic, a No SNow Zone! We own and operate a Hotel and Prestige Realty. There are many serious investment opportunites here. It is possible to double your money in 1-2 years. A project that will cost $14 million in land and construction will retail for $29 million. Email me for examples. You can also pick up a nice condo fo $100K - 1 Million.
Ed loves to work with engineering driven founders with a laser sharp focus on product. Early believer in SaaS having led first round investments in todays market leaders like LivePerson (Nasdaq: LPSN) and GoToMeeting (acq. by Citrix).
Over 18 yrs has led many seed and first rounds and helped a number of entrepreneurs successfully scale from seed to market leader including big data pioneer Greenplum (sold to EMC), 24/7 Media (public and then sold to WPP Group), Answers.com (Nasdaq: ANSW), Gizmo5 (sold to Google), Moreover Technologies (sold to Verisign), Flashbase (sold to Doubleclick), Divide (sold to Google), GoInstant (sold to Salesforce.com), Blaze.io (sold to Akamai), Thinknear (sold to Telenav), and Rapportive (sold to Linkedin).
Founded BOLDstart Ventures and co-founded Dawntreader Ventures. Ed has a BA in Economics from Harvard and was a member of the varsity lacrosse team. In his spare time he cherishes spending time with his family and coaching/playing lacrosse. He started his venture capital career in 1996 with Prospect Street Ventures and subsequently co-founded Dawntreader Ventures in 1998 and founded BOLDstart Ventures in 2010.
Scott M. Weitz is the Maning Partner of Weitz Law Firm, PLLC, and a Principal of the Kalispell Capital, a private equity group focusing on the acquisition of distressed assets. Mr.Weitz is an active member of the Washington and Arizona State Bar Associations, as well as the United States District Court. Mr. Weitz is a graduate of the W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He later obtained his Juris Doctorate, and an LLM in Taxation from the University of Washington.
Founded in 2008 by Nick Waddell, Cantech Letter is an online magazine focusing on Canadian technology.
The site has grown into one of the most popular and respected financial sites in Canada, and was described by Canadian Business Magazine as “one of Canada’s premier technology newsletters”. Waddell, who is Senior Editor, is routinely called on by the mainstream media for perspective on Canadian tech stocks, having been featured on BNN, CTV News Channel, and the CBC program “The Lang and O’Leary Exchange” in addition to mainstream print media such as The International Business Times, The Globe and Mail, Macleans, The Waterloo Record , Canadian Business, Slate, and Business Insider.
I am the Founder of MB Private Equity Capital,LLC and the President/CEO of VentureNet Capital Group,Inc. a public company stock symbol VNTN. I have my Juris Doctor (Law Degree) for 30 years. I am listed in Who's Who in the World and Who's Who in Industry & Finance. I have published two books Raising Capital For Your Business and Asset Protection Planning (Amazon.com).
I am a Founding member of the Sourthern California Investment Association a 200 members-only association of investment bankers, private equity and hedge funds that have funded $100 million in transactions every year since 2000.
I produce and host my own business talk radio show, Wall Street News Hour where I profile businesses to new investors and the capital markets.
I have invested millions of dollars in emerging growth companies and have assisted in raising millions more.
David Clarke has a 20+ year career in corporate management, sales, real state investment and business development. Mr. Clarke is a native of Southern California and started his real estate investment career at the age of 19. Through both good and bad markets, Mr. Clarke has been able to garner vast experience on real estate market trends and valuation. Mr. Clarke also spent time in various corporate sales, finance and managerial roles prior to founding his own IT services firm in 2001. Mr. Clarke completed the sale of a majority stake in that firm in 2005 and has since been working on developing his own private business investment, advisory and development firm Clarke Holdings, LLC. His firm specializes in investing in, advising and working with small, growth oriented firms. Mr. Clarke lives in Orange County, CA, is a devout follower of Christ and is married with three children.