Great entrepreneurs are great storytellers. Heart of the city spotlights the dopest investors and entrepreneurs around the country, and gives them the opportunity to tell the stories that get missed in most interviews. Host Vince Harris draws on his background as a Wall Streeter and serial entrepreneur to take guests beyond the numbers; to share the ways their work is benefitting the communities where they operate. Every week a different city. A different story.
When a bi-racial student asked Dr. Power why his Jewish grandmother (a Holocaust survivor) received reparations but his black grandmother (a descendant of enslaved people) did not, the professor realized she did not have a satisfactory answer. She has spent the intervening two decades s... Read More
Trailer for the interview with Joy Hollingsworth of the The Hollingsworth Company.
In October 2013, Raft Hollingsworth called a family meeting at his parents' home. Not crazy. They did this from time to time. But this time Raft (the baby of the family) had a Power Point deck. This was serious. He had a business proposition for them. With recreational cannabis newly le... Read More
Don Baker is a Grammy nominated music producer turned CPA, turned real estate investor and entrepreneur. His portfolio now encompasses more than 500 units across three markets.
Over the course of his evolution out of the music business and into entrepreneurship, he noticed that there w... Read More
"The most profound economic impact of COVID may ultimately be the way it changes K-12 education."
Mr. Kalam Id-Din is a scholar turned successful attorney turned education entrepreneur. He now runs the Ember charter school in Brooklyn that serves five hundred students and their famili... Read More
Preview of the topics discussed with Rafiq Kalam Id-Din, Managing Partner, Ember Charter School
In 2013 Chris Senegal received a tip that a slumlord in his hometown of Houston was looking to sell off his portfolio of properties. The houses, which sat in what used to be a prominent African American neighborhood, made up an entire city block.
Chris had flipped a couple of houses, b... Read More
In this episode, we bring you the audio of a live streamed interview I did with Chris Ball, CEO of Ball Family Farms, a vertically integrated cannabis producer in Los Angeles. The LEGAL sale of cannabis topped $10B last year and is slated to be roughly 10x that amount by the end of the ... Read More
In this episode we visit with builder, developer and serial entrepreneur James Scruggs. James’ real estate companies currently have $40M in construction projects under development. He manages that pipeline as well as the other crown jewel of his business empire, a portfolio of senior c... Read More
Preview of Episode 5 with James Scruggs
Trailer for episode #4 with Natasha Mosley of The Menkiti Group
Natasha Mosley is Director of Single Family Development for the Menkiti Group in Washington DC, where she oversees a portfolio of assets worth more than $25M and manages all construction for the division. In this episode Natasha shares how she moved from Atlanta to DC during the depths ... Read More
In this episode, we visit with Cedric Bobo, co-founder and CEO of Project Destined, an organization dedicated to teaching young people how to become stakeholders in their own communities. They do this by exposing them to entrepreneurship through real estate. Born in Mississippi and rais... Read More
Trailer for episode #3 with Cedric Bobo of Project Destined
in this excerpt, Patrick recounts the worst deal he ever did. Tune into the full episode to hear all the gory details.
Patrick Jeune dials in from Philadelphia and shares his story of getting into the real estate game while he was still a student at Temple. He discusses how finding a mentor early on helped him leap frog to the top of the game quickly. Patrick also shares how he's using his notoriety to ... Read More
In this excerpt Max talks about his prior life as a bounty hunter and also touches on the importance of mindset to become successful.
In this episode, I sit down in studio for a convo with Max Maxwell, the #1 real estate investing speaker/influencer in the country. After a brief discussion on how he became a millionaire from doing "no money down" real estate deals, we take a deep dive into the concrete steps he took t... Read More
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