Cliff Michaels is a real estate & mortgage consultant, venture capitalist, facilitator, social entrepreneur, New York Times Bestselling Author, and CEO/founder of companies in real estate, finance, E-learning, and groundbreaking technology.
Launched in 1992, Cliff Michaels & Associates was built on a premise that trust & relationships matter. Services include residential & commercial loans, real estate brokerage, venture capital, career & estate planning, SBA Loans, asset analysis, and strategies for artists & entrepreneurs. To schedule an appointment, email: email@example.com.
ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES: In 1994, Cliff Founded Knowledge Cafe, the first online catalog to feature personal & business coaching programs (sold 1996). In 1999, Cliff Co-Founded venture-backed FirstUse, the world’s first Digital Notary service online. A pre-cursor to blockchain (the core time-ledger using hash-code technology in crypto currency and NFTs) FirstUse was a pioneering start-up that raised the bar for digital rights management & authentication of digital records. From 1996-2004, Cliff was President, Forum & Education Chair of the Young Entrepreneurs’ Organization L.A. Chapter (YEO/EO), part of the word’s premier peer network for entrepreneurs. Cliff developed EO’s first forum-training manual, student-mentor programs, and charity galas for kids at risk.
In 2012, Cliff’s Bestseller The 4 Essentials (A Misfit’s Journey to Mindset, Strategies, Values & Purpose), launched #1 on Amazon and #3 NY Times. Originally titled The 4 Essentials of Entrepreneurial Thinking, Cliff’s street-smart memoir is loaded with life hacks and storytelling that jumps off the page. Enjoy on audio, e-book, and paperback!
In 2016, Cliff presented “Imagineering Ideas” for TEDxLA Imagine Week. Highlighted lessons are featured in Cliff’s live forums and e-courses. As an education activist, Cliff identified gaps in academic and corporate training over a 20-year period. In 2022, Cliff will launch EasyTeach LMS for WordPress, a dynamic & customizable Learning Management System Plugin for educators, schools, companies & developers. STAY TUNED!
Giving Back: With each sale, Cliff provides FREE E-courses & tools to students and schools in need. Topics include self & team discovery, negotiation, communication, entrepreneurship, basic money mastery, career builder tools & more.
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Born in New York, Cliff and his rescue pup Lucy live in San Diego, California where passions include sports, music, films, yoga, and philanthropy for students and schools in need.