Shayne is cofounder and CEO of Blooma, a data-driven solution for the commercial real estate industry. Connect with Shayne on LinkedIn.

People often say, “There’s never a perfect time to start something,” but I’d argue that launching a business in the commercial real estate lending space at the start of a global pandemic would be a less than optimal time to do so. Nevertheless, that’s exactly what I did, and I’m proud to say that we’ve done better than just making the best of it (though I recognize that things could have turned out very differently).

Looking back now, I could have never predicted that in the two years that followed, we’d see geological disasters, war, another public health crisis, major events of social and political unrest, and don’t even get me started on the economy.

Whether you’re on the fence about launching a

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