Arthur Becker works at Madison Partners, LLC, which is an investment firm dealing with early stage Bio Tech investments and real estate. Before joining Madison, he was CEO and chairman of Zinio, which is the largest digital newsstand in the world. From 2002 to 2010, Arthur Becker was the CEO of NaviSite, a firm that is NASDAQ quoted and provides Internet technology services and colocation to UK and US based businesses. For seven years, Becker worked with Vera Wang Fashion as a senior advisor and has continued to be a private investor in real estate and technology.
How Ideas for Madison Partners, LLC came about
Arthur traces back the idea for Madison from his tenure at Zinio and NaviSite, where he became deeply engaged in both real estate and technology. After selling NaviSite in 2011, he chose to expand his real estate interests by venturing in condo development in Miami, FL and NYC. Becker claims that he had also been exposed to various early stage biotech firms, and he got fascinated by the changing paradigms.
Arthur Becker claims that balancing critical thinking with passion and drive is the biggest challenge he faces. He says that over the years, he has tried different investments, failed severally, and hopefully he has learned from his failures on how to avoid related failures. Becker insists that failing and refusing to give another shot is the recipe for failing as an investor. For those companies that have turned out a success, the chemistry within the management has always played a critical role in their success. Click here to know more.
Arthur is currently a proud owner of townhouses in Soho. This was after he exchanged his stake in condominium development. Arthur plans to move in in one of the townhouses and lease or sell the remaining two. He said that their pricing would be slightly higher owing to their larger backyards.