Welcome to the Desk of Michael Gortenburg.

Hi, I’m Michael Gortenburg and welcome to my blog.

I’m a founding Principal of Eighteen Capital Group (18CG), a unique private equity firm that focuses on real estate and multi-family homes in the Kansas City area.

This will be a personal space to share my thoughts on topics that matter to me most, such as: investment and business, real estate, technology, cars and lessons I’ve learned over the course of my career.


Kansas City, Missouri
  • Why It is Important to Give to Charity

    November 25, 2019 by

    Hello readers and greetings from Kansas City! My wife was recently volunteering at one of the city’s great charities – Wayside Waifs. The organization is filled with amazing individuals who work tirelessly to rescue animals within the community and provide them with loving families. It is a charity that is very dear to her and… Read more

  • Gifts for the Hard-to-Gift People

    November 25, 2019 by

    Hello readers, and greetings from Kansas City! The other day as I was thinking about some of the coolest tech gadgets that I have seen recently, I naturally thought of people that might enjoy some of the items on the list. It led me to think of those people in our lives who are hard… Read more

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