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How do you go from comfortable affluence to real wealth? Listen to the Capital Gains podcast, by, with host and professional real estate investor Jonathan Twombly. In interviews with top professionals, we'll discuss alternative investments you might not have known about that can help you go beyond merely obtaining a passive income to growing your asset base and becoming truly wealthy.
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Apr 4, 2017

Today's guest is Nicholas Coriano, who can only be described as a true self-made man.

Nicholas owns Homescape LLC, a holding company for his various investment interests. Which include domain names, and eCommerce development, coins and precious medals, and raw land. Nicholas truly embodies the audience of the Capital Gains podcast.

Tune in each Tuesday for a new episode of the Capital Gains podcast, presented by

Mar 28, 2017

Now, I'm willing to bet that you didn't realize that a lawsuit is an asset for the plaintiff. If the case is very strong, it's a very valuable asset.

Since the 1980s, people have been investing in lawsuits by advancing the cost to the plaintiff in return for an agreed portion of the award or settlement.

Today's guest is Jay Greenberg, co-founder of LexShares, which funds litigation.

Before he co-founded LexShares, Greenberg worked in Deutsche Bank's tech investment banking group. There, Greenberg focused on merger and acquisition advisory, debt and equity financing (primarily for enterprise software), tech services, and fintech companies.

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Mar 21, 2017

Welcome to the Capital Gains podcast! I'm your host, Jonathan Twombly.

Today's guest is Scott Meyers, the owner of Self Storage Investing.

Scott has an amazing story having worked his way up from buying $30,000 houses to bigger multi-family deals and then into self storage. Scott is now one of the countries leading experts on self storage investments, with a portfolio of more than 4,000 units around the country.

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Mar 8, 2017

In this episode of the Capital Gains podcast, Jim Bronstein of Marine Business Advisors shares why investing in marinas and boat yards could be worth your while.

Jim has been in the boat yard and marina business for more than 35 years as an operator, investor, consultant and investment advisor.

On today's show, he tells us how the marina business has grown from a mom and pop hobbyist endeavor to a serious investment asset that's highly sought after by real estate investors and private equity firms alike.

If you're interested in how to invest in marinas, there's no one better to know than Jim Bronstein.

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Mar 8, 2017

Welcome to the Capital Gains podcast with Jonathan Twombly. Today's guest is Christie Pitts, a venture development manager at Verizon Ventures.

Christie talks about corporate venture capital and how it differs from traditional venture capital.

In particular, she explains, corporations seek to invest in early-stage companies were the deal not only makes sense from a financial perspective but the target company is a strategic fit with the corporation's overall business interests.

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Feb 28, 2017

Today's guest is Steve Waldman, president of Ground Lease Capital Partners.

Now, if you're not into real estate, I'm willing to bet that you never knew you could buy a piece of land without buying the building on top of it, and then give the building owner a lease allowing the building to be on the land.

Well, it's called a ground lease, and Steve Waldman has made a career out of them, helping building owners increase their returns by stripping the land piece from the property and helping his own investors make returns by owning that land.

In this interview, Steve walks through the process of exactly how you make money doing this kind of ground lease deal.

Feb 3, 2017

Today’s guest is Angela Lee. Angela teaches leadership and strategy and entrepreneurship at the Columbia Business School here in New York City. She's also the founder of 37 Angels, an angel investing network that trains women to invest in technology startups.

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Feb 3, 2017

With more than 30 years in the metals business, Peter Hug, Kitco's head of precious metals trading, has seen everything from the Hunt brothers' attempts to corner the silver market in the 1970s, to the great bull run for gold after the 2008 financial crisis, to the steep drop in prices that followed. Tune in to this episode to learn about investing in precious metals and catch more Capital Gains at

Feb 3, 2017

Today's guest is Justin Cooke, co-founder of Empire Flippers, a marketplace for buyers and sellers of operating online businesses.

Online businesses, from simple informational pages creating revenue with Google ads, to more sophisticated platforms selling physical products through Amazon, have hit the radar screen for investors.

From small investors looking to buy a job running an established web business, to website flippers who create value by massively increasing traffic and conversions, to private equity funds looking for new asset classes with strong yields, many people are now looking at existing online businesses as the next great investment category.

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Feb 3, 2017

In today's episode, Team Valor International owner Barry Irwin talks about racehorse ownership, how investors can make and lose big money investing in thoroughbreds and how smart investors invest in racehorses the same way venture capitalists invest in startups.

One things clear from this interview: investing in racehorses isn't child's play. Learn more about investing by subscribing to the Capital Gains podcast and visit

Jan 18, 2017

Today’s guest is Mark Podolsky, the original land geek himself. In this episode Mark Explains how he set himself free from a hated investment banking career by learning how to buy and sell raw land. Mark is now the country’s leading expert on how to buy raw land for pennies on the dollar, sell it fast and make profits of 300, 500, and even 1,000% in just a few weeks. Best of all Mark does it from the comfort of his own home working only a few hours a week. 

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Jan 18, 2017

Today's guest is Joe Stampone, an expert in real estate investments, a partner at Atlas Real Estate Partners here in New York City, and the original student of the real estate game.

In this interview, Joe and I go deep into why real estate should not be considered a passive investment, the only way we know how to make it passive and why investing in apartments beats investing in single family homes every time.

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