How far are you willing to walk?

This is an actual story of a prospective investment that was presented to me and told by the person requesting the funding. “The Entrepreneur”

Entrepreneur: We rolled into valet in his $400,000 Rolls-Royce, which was one of three that he owned and exited the car into the best steak house in Fort Lauderdale. I was spending time with a polarizing figure, the wealthiest man I knew who quickly became a client, friend and mentor. The short time I knew him had taught me that he was not only wildly successful, but he also had a great heart to serve and give back. After all, why else would he spend time with me only knowing me for a few months at this point? It didn’t matter to me. I was going to dinner on a mission.

After a cocktail and some laughs our conversation went something like this: