About Us


Accelerated Investor Podcast is one of the top podcasts in the Investing category on iTunes! With 150+ episodes and tens of thousands of subscribers and downloads, Accelerated Investor is the go-to destination for investors and entrepreneurs who want up to date resources, training, techniques, news, interviews, and insider info on today’s diversified investing strategies.

Why listen?
Previous podcast guests include ABC’s Shark Tank original “sharks” Kevin Harrington, Barbara Corcoran, and Kevin O’Leary (“Mr. Wonderful”).

With 180+ reviews and a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Accelerated Investor teaches thousands of people across the U.S. the strategies that we have used on our make millions in all types of investing strategies. The materials and training that we provide reflect our investment and entrepreneurship best practices. Our biggest achievement is the success we feel when a subscriber or a coaching student closes their first deal, and has their pipeline filled with several more on the way.


Josh Cantwell currently manages over $40,000,000 in private money, which is deployed into real estate using various Reg D Exemptions. He owns 2,708 units of apartments with JV partners. He also manages a real estate private equity fund where he and his team fund hundreds of fix and flips, rentals, apartment deals from as low as $25,000 to $50,000,000 for clients, students and borrowers.

Josh is a true entrepreneur and prides himself on never having had a boss in his entire adult life.

A native of Northeast Ohio, Josh graduated from Baldwin Wallace College in 1998. After graduation, he obtained his Series 6, 63, 66 and life and health insurance licenses. He also worked as a Financial Advisor from 1997-2004.

In 2004, Josh took his knowledge of raising capital and the financial markets and started investing in real estate full-time. He was able to combine his knowledge of financial investing with real estate to create a very successful business, which quickly grew into closing over 100+ wholesale and short sale deals per year. In turn, he began training and teaching 

apprentice partners and students. He founded Strategic Real Estate Coach in 2007, and since then has been involved in 1,000+ wholesale, rehab, rental, foreclosure, and apartment transactions, and has taught thousands of investors how to replicate his success. Josh has vast knowledge and experience in helping to coach clients and mentor students and borrowers from across the US in finding, structuring, negotiating and closing various types of transactions for a profit.

Josh is also the host of the Accelerated Investor Podcast, which has hosted past guests like Kevin O’Leary, Barbara Corcoran, Donald Trump Jr, Jack Canfield, Rod Khleif, and JV Crum III.

He is the founder of a variety of successful businesses including Freeland Ventures, Strategic Real Estate Coach, Accelerated Investor Office, and more.

Josh lives in Northeast Ohio outside of Cleveland with his wife Lisa Marie and three children, Giuliana, Alessandra and Dominic (aka the Nooch).

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