This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, Alex Perny welcomes Jake Marmelstein, founder of GroundBreaker Technologies, who has developed a unique tech solution to invest in apartment syndications. Jake’s background in real estate began when he worked for a real estate investment trust and found that traditional investing methods were outdated. He realized the need to improve these methods and create a more efficient platform for real estate investors through an innovative real estate syndication software.
During this podcast, Jake covers the advantages of using tech to invest in apartment syndications by discussing real this estate syndication software. He also emphasizes the importance of segmentation in understanding the customer base and the problems they aim to solve. He shares his experience in the industry, such as conducting market research, adopting habits, and standing out in the marketplace. Jake also discusses the value of podcasts for real estate education and leadership.
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About Our Guest Jake Marmulstein
Jake is an entrepreneur and executive with experiences including ERP to SaaS, digital marketing, education technology, hospitality, and real estate. He has advised executives of early-stage companies and led operations, finance, product, sales, and customer success efforts. Currently, Jake is the Founder, President & CEO of the Real Estate Investment Tech SaaS company Groundbreaker Technologies. He made the initial angel investment, completed key hires, established selling, financial, and operational systems, led a Series Seed round of financing, and continues to grow the company.
Jake received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, where he majored in hospitality and real estate. While there, he was involved in grant writing for grassroots community service organizations while also forming a non-profit peer-to-peer mentorship. He also studied abroad in Rio de Janeiro. Jake has worked abroad in London, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro, and San Juan, where he works on his proficiency in Spanish and Portuguese.
About Our Host Alex Perny, CISP
Alex Perny is a business development specialist and host of Advanta IRA’s podcast, the Alternative Investment Advantage. He is a self-described policy geek who loves learning the rules and technical aspects of SDIRAs, employer plans, and IRS regulations.
For more than a decade, Alex has helped thousands invest in alternative assets. These include precious metals, real estate, private stock, notes, and countless others. Additionally, he has spoken to investors across the country about using retirement plans to invest outside the stock market. Alex believes so strongly in self-direction that he invests his own IRA and HSA in real estate and private equity.