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Season 3

March 15, 2023

Matthew Sutika - Simplifying Rental Property Insurance

How did partnering with realtors through creative strategies lead to a successful insurance business being built at an early age? What challenges do real estate investors who intend to be landlords encounter when trying to ge...

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March 1, 2023

Zach Gorman and James Rogers - Organizing & Improving Residential Rea…

What is Chat-GPT's definition of proptech? Will Chat-GPT be a future podcast guest of Proptech Espresso? What material value has been generated from the considerable investment in proptech over the last couple of years? Has t...

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Feb. 15, 2023

William Shaw - Delivering Tenant Loyalty

Does the generalization of the term proptech help those outside the industry establish a framework to start understanding the space? How did a background in consulting establish a strong underlying skillset for being a tech e...

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Feb. 1, 2023

Jesse Schmidt - Remodeling Renting

Can rental leases provide a pathway for building a career as a real estate agent? How did a high school friendship uncover the emerging co-living scene in New York? Why are real estate investors critical for the co-living bus...

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Jan. 18, 2023

Jarred Kessler - Using Your House as an ATM

How does the introduction and application of technology to an industry create a catalyst for change and re-invention? Why did a job at MTV during its heyday lead to a career switch into high finance? How did becoming an intra...

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Jan. 4, 2023

Jason Lewris - Building A Global Real Estate Investment & Data Company

How can passion projects outside of work and school accelerate learning a new skill? In what ways do government regulations create so many complex challenges for businesses? Why isn't there more effort to invest in regulation...

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Dec. 21, 2022

Christine Wendell - Making Affordable Housing More Efficient & Access…

What is the difference between a proptech company and a venture backable proptech company? How does mixed-income housing support diversity and improve the chance for income mobility? Why is housing NIMBYism so pronounced in S...

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Dec. 7, 2022

Michael Bourque - Funding the Real Estate Investor Industry

What compelled a rising star in GE's management training program to pivot and jump to the real estate industry? How did mortgage servicers look to find positive housing outcomes during the great financial crisis and help keep...

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Nov. 23, 2022

Jeff Allen - Digitizing Residential Real Estate

Which industries rely on real estate data beyond the home transaction itself? Why has almost no one heard of RELS? What are the benefits and downsides of being acquired by a co-owner? Why did the appraisal industry need innov...

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Nov. 9, 2022

Vernon J. - Affordable Housing Investing on the Block

Has Amazon morphed into a proptech company? Is the US transforming into a warehouse nation? How did getting punched in the face by the 2008 financial recession force a career pivot into managing bank owned real estate assets?...

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Oct. 26, 2022

Demetri Themelis - Making Multifamily Easy

How do you evaluate ideas on a quality scale to make sure you are pursuing those that will actually result in a successful business? Does perceived risk impact the willingness of a customer or individual to adopt a new techno...

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Oct. 12, 2022

Ray Wu - A Personal Crusade To Improve Indoor Air Quality

How was working as a management consultant at McKinsey similar to going to college? What was the intellectual challenge that compelled a deep tech engineer to change careers and go to work for a private equity firm? How essen...

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Sept. 28, 2022

Anya Chrisanthon - Powering Online New Home Sales

How did working for a highly ethical financial services company benefit a recent college grad? What practical life skills did jobs in finance and new home sales hone? What compelled a successful financial service professional...

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Sept. 14, 2022

Ben -Johnson Helping Multifamily Communities Chore Less

Is the underlying purpose of proptech to make our lives better by improving the places where we live and work? Why are marketplace businesses so fascinating? How do network effects help create outsized economic value? Why are...

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Aug. 31, 2022

Robert Salvador - Revolutionizing the Global Construction Industry

What compelled a successful construction entrepreneur to pivot and move into technology? Why have legacy construction businesses shied away from digitizing many of their paper processes? What are the supply chain challenges t...

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Aug. 16, 2022

Jeremy Gall - Making Vacation Property Rental Magical

How can technology empower the property experience and improve human interaction with the physical space? What stood out from the early success stories of the sharing economy as obvious lessons to apply to the vacation rental...

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Aug. 3, 2022

Eliane Lugassy - Building a Human-Centric Future of Work

Why can you order food delivery in a few clicks but resolving workplace building issues takes days? How do office environment issues impact productivity for office workers? Will return-to-work be an opportunity or an obstacle...

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July 20, 2022

Adam Eldibany - Democratizing iBuying For Real Estate Brokerages

Why is the Austin business environment so compelling for startups? What is iBuying and what innovation has occurred within this space since its inception? Why has Opendoor been successful in iBuying but Zillow and several oth...

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