Founded in 2016 and based in Los Angeles, California, Fifth Wall, a Certified B Corporation, is the largest venture capital firm focused on technology-driven innovation for the global real estate industry. With approximately $1.2 billion in commitments and capital under management, Fifth Wall connects many of the world's largest owners and operators of real estate with the entrepreneurs who are redefining the future of the physical environment. For more information visit www.fifthwall.com.
Robyn Beavers (Blueprint Power)
On this episode, Brad sits down with Robyn Beavers, co-founder and CEO of our portfolio company Blueprint Power, following the announcement of the Blueprints's Series A raise. They discuss incubating and building a business from scratch and Blueprint's vision of turning buildings into virtual power plants. For more information on Robyn and Blueprint Power, please visit www.blueprintpower.com. dn5dwwf5
Michael Beckerman (CREtech)
Brendan sits down with Michael Beckerman, CEO of CREtech, the largest platform devoted to commercial real estate technology. They cover the early beginnings of the real estate tech industry, exciting trends that they're seeing in the space, themes they believe will have a significant impact on the industry and much more...
For more information on Michael, his blog and to join the CREtech Movement, please visit www.cretech.com
Erin Collard (Blend)
In this week's episode Brad sits down with Erin Collard, the CFO and Founder of Blend, to discuss digital lending and the future of the mortgage business, including Blend's transformational partnership with Lennar the largest homebuilder in the US).
Panel: Built World Economy
We're excited to release the audio from the Built World Economy panel, which took place during our Future of the Built World event at the beginning of April. The panel examines how fintech has disrupted almost every sector of the real estate industry, where it falls short and how it's expected to evolve. The panel was moderated by Tech Crunch editor Jonathan Shieber and panelists included:
Max Simkoff, Founder and CEO, States Title
Erin Collard, CFO and Founder, Blend
Assaf Wand, Co-founder and CEO, Hippo
Josh Stein, President and General Counsel, Harbor
Panel: Real Estate as a Service
We're excited to release the audio from the Real Estate as a Service panel, which took place during our Future of the Built World event in April and examined disruptive platforms that are reimagining the meaning of real estate as a “service” rather than an “asset”. The panel was moderated by Cory Weinberg, a reporter from The Information who covers Airbnb, Facebook and the business of technology companies.
Ryan Simonetti, CEO and Co-founder of Convene
Jamie Hodari, CEO and Co-founder of Industrious
Joe Fraiman, Co-Founder and President of Lyric
Ari Mir, Co-founder and CEO of Clutter
Panel: The Future of Cities
We're excited to share the audio from our Future of Cities panel, which took place during our Future of the Built World salon earlier this month. The panel takes a calculated look at smart cities, through the lens of those engineering them and covers everything from housing, energy and mobility to social services and shared public spaces. It was moderated by Axios' Future Editor Steve Levine and panelists included:
-Johanna Greenbaum, Director of Planning and Development at Sidewalk Labs
-Toby Sun, Co-founder and CEO of LimeBike
-Ben Marcus, Co-founder and Chairman of AirMap
-Sari Ladin-Sienne, Chief Data Officer for the City of Los Angeles
-Claire Woo, Co-founder of Blueprint Power
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Incoming gold standard for RE tech
Started following Fifth Wall not long ago and have since shared with all of my colleagues. Like them, we're also in the VC space, and this has become something of required reading/listening for all of us looking to get smart and keep up with real estate tech. Keep us the great insights
Innovative and interesting
The Fifth Wall team are not only transforming real estate venture capital, they are also sharing some fascinating stories about the future of the built world and how we live and work in it. I strongly recommend subscribing! Five stars!