Michael is the founder of Garden City and has raised $51 million in permanent capital to acquire family-owned businesses across the country.
Paul Yancich and Daniel Eisen are co-founders of Arcadea Group, a permanent capital holding company.
Westerly Group was founded on the principle of supporting acquisition entrepreneurs with committed, permanent capital to pursue a specific industry thesis over an indefinite time horizon.
My guest today, Mason Myers, has spent the last 10 years building an incredible investment vehicle called Greybull Stewardship. With Greybull, Mason has acquired 11 portfolio companies with an evergreen fund structure with opportunities for LPs to add or withdraw capital only every four years.
Trish Higgins was the guest on my very first podcast episode and was kind enough to share her time with me when I had no downloads, no show, and no website. A lot has happened since then and I’m very excited to have Trish on the show for a second episode.
My guest Ali Aydar is the CEO of Sporcle, an online trivia business, but earlier worked in various venture backed companies. We talk about operating a business through tough times, the advantages of having permanent capital, and his choice in leaving the finite game.
Chris Fredericks is the President of TVF and Empowered Ventures and will be joined by Spencer Springer full time once Spencer’s MBA program with Northwestern is wrapped up.