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Season 2

July 5, 2022

Vince Breslin - Making Rental Properties Work For You (not the other …

Why has hospitality tech only recently started to address the short-term rental space? What unique hospitality challenges do short-term rentals face but traditional hotels do not? What are the scale advantages of launching a ...

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June 22, 2022

Zain Jaffer - The Journey From Operator to Capital Allocator

As an entrepreneur, what are the measures of success beyond an outsized financial exit? Which parties win most often in company sales? What is the attractiveness of real estate for a former tech founder? How will the lack of ...

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June 8, 2022

Lindsay Skabar - Redefining Your Relationship With Your Home

Why do entrenched incumbents afford newcomers the opportunity to think about industry problems differently? How can established companies foster an ongoing entrepreneurial mindset? Why do entrepreneurs benefit from a lack of ...

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May 25, 2022

Pat McLoughlin - Building Financial Tools For The Home

What are the myriad of layers and people involved in getting a successful real estate deal done? Why is there an information gap on how to successfully build a downpayment for a home? Why have lenders historically neglect lon...

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May 11, 2022

Trent Hawthorne - STR Investing Without The Hassle

How is the shift in the way people are living and working driving interest in the short-term rental market? What defines turnkey short-term rental investing and why is the appealing to prospective investors? What are the diff...

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April 27, 2022

Abby Ivory & Jenna Louie - Ivory Prize 2022 Top 10 Finalists - Tackli…

America's housing affordability crisis needs innovative solutions. Fortunately the Ivory Prize was established to spur this exact innovation, supporting companies and groups working on ambitious, feasible, and scalable soluti...

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April 13, 2022

Omri Stern - The Compliance Network Powering the Built World

How is technology evolving the full value chain of real estate assets? What are the technology categories that make up the built world? How do the unique needs of different real estate asset classes increase the complexity fo...

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March 30, 2022

Nate Joens - Transforming Your Real Estate Sales Process With AI

What is GIS and why is this technology so important for real estate? Why is city planning at the core of almost every aspect of real estate? Why is lead follow up for sales people, inside and outside of real …

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March 16, 2022

Christian Schmitz - Discovering New Ways to Open Doors

How does the scale of European and US proptech initiatives at the city level compare? How does the mix of proptech funding across residential, commercial, and retail differ in the US versus Europe? What are the seven key chal...

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March 2, 2022

Nora Crosthwaite - Getting Homes Sold at First Sight

How do the realities of a home being sold influence the spectrum of staging opportunities? How has virtual staging impacted the home selling process? What are the different relationship dynamics at play between the real estat...

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Feb. 16, 2022

Nate Wysk - Delivering Sensory Buildings for Property Managers

How solving key management issues for commercial markets unlocked (pun intended) multiple residential property management opportunities? How did technical innovation force a classic start-up pivot from PointCentral's original...

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Feb. 2, 2022

Sara Maffey - Quantification Beyond the Four Walls

What is placemaking and how does this concept intersect with proptech? How has location data emerged to significantly improve decision making by expanding what is known beyond the limited data contained within the four walls ...

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Jan. 19, 2022

Jason Doyle - Helping Cities Streamline Real Estate Zoning

Why was real estate industry operating like the wild west before the advent of the internet? How has the proptech space transformed over the last 20 years? What are the complexities of zoning in real estate and why is this …

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Jan. 5, 2022

Russell Smith -Insights From A Proptech Growth Innovator

How and why has the definition of proptech changed over the last ten years? Why is it important for founders to remain involved in sales discussions for early stage companies? What separates good and great product managers at...

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Dec. 22, 2021

PJ Mitchell - Improving the Home Selling Process with Unbiased Guidan…

How can upheaval and uncertainty create opportunities in unexpected segments of the real estate market? What are the benefits of cutting your teeth in new real estate investment areas quickly and at scale? How has technology ...

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Dec. 8, 2021

Oda Studio - Revolutionizing Property Photos

Why are highly regulated industries difficult to innovate in? What are the challenges and opportunities of launching a startup during a global pandemic (while living in lockdown with your co-founders)? What are some of the wa...

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Nov. 24, 2021

Greg Burns - Turning the Off-Market ON

How has the role of the residential real estate agent changed over the last 15 years? Over the same time period, how has the technology that real estate agents rely on changed (beyond the demise of carbon copy contracts)? How...

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Nov. 10, 2021

Tim Milazzo - Modernizing Commercial Real Estate Financing

What is the flip side of crowdfunding for real estate investing? What can be done to increase the transparency in commercial real estate financing options to bring it on par with what is available in residential real estate? ...

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Oct. 27, 2021

Danielle Samalin - On a Mission to Democratize Homeownership

What is a social enterprise and how does this business model support more equitable homeownership? How has information asymmetry contributed to the inequality in homeownership rates? How did the lack of adequate information g...

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Oct. 13, 2021

Jay Cambron - Bringing Delight to the Homebuying Experience

What are the opportunities and challenges of founding and growing a tech company in the midwest? Why has the homebuying process not kept up with the technological evolution of other processes? How has the emergence of iBuyers...

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Sept. 29, 2021

Mike Liverton - Capturing the Short-Term Rental Opportunity for Multi…

What integration challenges did hotel channel managers face in the early days of vacation rental marketplaces? Why is live 24 hour guest service a differentiator when the prevailing trend is to minimize human communication? W...

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Sept. 15, 2021

Aryeo - Creating a Content Platform for the Real Estate Industry

How central is real estate photography to the home transaction process? What is the ecosystem of participants and content creation involved in real estate photography? Why has property imagery surpassed property details as th...

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Sept. 1, 2021

Khalid David - How A Former Carpenter is Changing the Construction In…

What are the pain points senior engineers contend with when managing hundred million dollar construction projects? Why are Facebook ads and LinkedIn messages not going to crack open the doors to decision-makers and influencer...

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Aug. 18, 2021

Ajay Pondicherry - Social Charging Your Real Estate Leads

Why has omnichannel marketing not been as successful within real estate as in other industries? Why have real estate agents historically resisted adopting new technologies into their businesses? How has the elongate sales cyc...

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Aug. 4, 2021

Brad Wright - Airbnb for Warehouses

Why have commercial real estate agents historically shied away from short-term rental needs? What are the issues with subleasing which cause parties to avoid the obvious solution? How can you automate the commercial leasing p...

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