The 4-Stage Lifecycle of a Tech Start-Up

These days, it’s all about high-tech start-ups.  Every smart, ambitious young person aspires to build the next Facebook…and some will.  These aspiring entrepreneurs will follow what has become a clearly-identifiable, four-stage lifecycle as they take their companies from a back-of-the-napkin idea to a successful, $100 million or larger business. Stage 1: Imagine Getting to a…

5 Lessons From the Last Real Estate Boom & Bust

The last decade has taught me many lessons about real estate.  Like many, I experienced what appeared to be an unstoppable freight train of real estate values that peaked in 2007, collapsed in 2008, and rebounded with a vengeance over the past few years.  Now that this is all behind us, we can assess lessons…