Nelson has been a well known entrepreneur in Vancouver for over 40 years. Nelson found his way from engineering into the real estate business, conducting high-risk deals through the 70s and 80s that took him from billionaire to bankruptcy and back again. He has owned Sawmills, breweries, art galleries, theme parks, motorcycles, mineral companies, renewable energy and water research companies, plastic companies, 7 restaurants, 9 hotels and 10 different sports teams and is known for signing 17 year-old Wayne Gretzky to his first professional hockey contract in the World Hockey Association. He loves the excitement, variety and education that comes with being an entrepreneur. Download this episode (right click and save)