The path to Rise Capital has begun back in 2012 when co-founders were just able to do one project a year. Since then with help of partners and repeat investors we have been able to grow and to date we have completed over 20 projects and continuously keep working on more endeavors.

Gene Bernstein – Co-founder/Principal: Successful Real Estate Broker, founder and CEO of Rise Realty. Gene has been in the Boston area real estate market for 10 years and has a successful track record of finding the best deals for his clients and creating value for his investors.

Ilya Zvenigorodskiy – Co-founder/Principal: MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. Ilya’s focus is on operations and risk management, and on finding optimal solutions for any investment. In addition to Rise Capital, Ilya is currently working at the ‘scale-up’ company as Director of International Business. Prior to that, he spent four years as Director of International Business at the Fortune 100 company.