The Bottom Line – Jeff Burningham, co-founder and managing director of Peak Capital Partners & Peak Ventures, discusses the value of investing in local start-up companies and the challenges of building a successful investment management company coming out of the 2008 financial crisis. In 2007, Burningham co-founded Peak Capital Partners, a private equity firm that owns more than $1 billion in affordable student and family apartment properties across the United States. Later in 2014, Burningham co-founded Peak Ventures as an early-stage venture fund focused on start-ups in the Mountain West region.
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