Part Three of My Series On The Startup and Investor Dynamic

Part Three of My Series On The Startup and Investor Dynamic

This is the third of a series of blog posts on a topic that has always interested me… startups and investors.It’s such an interesting dynamic, probably unlike any other in the business world. They both need each other. But often the money part is the least important. Just follow the recent Uber news about the struggles of their Board and Founder and you will see how things can turn out if the goals between investors and Founders aren’t aligned.

What the leading commercial real estate tech investors look for in a Founder...

What the leading commercial real estate tech investors look for in a Founder...

As a follow up to my blog last week about how I personally think Hustle is the key ingredient you want to look for in a Founder of a startup, I asked the best real estate tech investors I know what they look for in evaluating an entrepreneur who is raising money. Of course, it's never as simple as just looking for "one thing", and almost all of these professionals do tremendous due diligence on every deal, but what I was most curious about were the intangibles.

Five things I learned from my #Talkshop Live with Turner Levison of CommissionTrac...

Five things I learned from my #Talkshop Live with Turner Levison of CommissionTrac...

I had a great time at my recent Talkshop Live with Turner Levison of CommissionTrac. Really great interview with a passionate Founder. CommissionTrac is the type of product that will do well in this market cycle. Solutions that make professionals more efficient. From paper to digital. From snail-pace to real time. Actionable intelligence. In my opinion, this is what will be successful in the CRE tech space. And Turner is on this big time with his product.