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Oregon Executive MBA Speaker Series: Trevor Barran

Thursday, January 25 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

109 NW Naito
109 NW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97209

Trevor Barran has led an unconventional life as a serial entrepreneur in New York City, Canada, Africa, Europe, and Central and South America. He is currently a developer focused on destination resorts and real estate, residing full time in Nicaragua where he manages Lionheart Capital Nicaragua. He is also the owner of Nicaragua Sotheby’s International Realty, Aqua Wellness Resort, Big Sky Ranch Nicaragua, Azor Construction, and a couple other ventures being baked.

During his talk, he will cover

  • Emerging market opportunities
  • Risks and rewards investments in businesses and real estate in third-world countries
  • Building a business as a power couple
  • Travel to Nicaragua

He will also share some of his experiences about the differences of doing business in emerging versus established markets, how to manage yourself through an industry transition, the advantages of being a big fish in a small pond, and the upside of starting business in a market that is a blank canvas when you can understand and manage risk. 


Event Type

Alumni, Portland


Lundquist College of Business, Oregon Executive MBA




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