Capital Connect NY 18: What does Wall Street think of Zillow?

“From a Wall Street perspective, we just care about … growth and, ultimately, profitability,” said Ron Josey of JMP Securities onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Capital Connect. “And if you’re doing it in a way that’s sort of partnering with existing infrastructure but then also growing the overall pie, that’s sort of the magic sauce, so to speak …” …

Capital Connect NY 18: The evolution of real estate tech investing

Matt Harris, managing director at Bain Capital Ventures, focuses on investing in early stage and growth stage financial services companies, including those in the real estate industry …

Capital Connect NY 18: What’s Wall Street doing in the real estate tech investment market?

After cleaning up with foreclosures, private equity has moved on to single-family rentals. Is it a long-term play, a hedge or just trendy? And how does this asset class affect the way Wall Street thinks about real estate tech …

Capital Connect NY 18: Real estate reinvented

“There is so much going on in the real estate tech space — the momentum is incredible — and that reinvention of real estate by technology is, I believe, inevitable and unstoppable,” said Compass COO Maëlle Gavet onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Capital Connect …

Capital Connect NY 18: Playing the disruption long game

Purplebricks, Knock and Opendoor are three disruptors that have a way of stirring things up in real estate. What do these companies have planned for agents and consumers? How do their business models work? What’s in store for the future …

Capital Connect NY 18: Making it as a real estate tech provider

See Adwerx’s Jed Carlson and HomeLight’s Devu Gandhi, along with moderator Clelia Peters (co-founder and advisor, Metaprop) onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Capital Summit as they explain what they are doing to scale, stay competitive and make the very best use of their data for agents and brokers …

Capital Connect NY 18: Deal flow — how the M&A sausage gets made

“Investors are getting increasingly sophisticated in this space,” said JMP Securities managing director, Ryan Abbe onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Capital Connect. “They’ve now seen enough companies come through their offices pitching them on what …

Capital Connect NY 18: Mortgage the future

The goal of this session, said Matt Harris, managing director at Bain Capital and moderator at Inman Connect New York’s Capital Connect, is to try to elaborate on the changes we see in how mortgages are made, and the technology behind those changes. Watch Harris onstage with Williston Financial Group CEO and chairman Patrick Stone and Blend co-founder and CFO Erin Collard as they provide insights into this topic …

Capital Connect NY 18: Pete Flint predicts ‘technology tsunami’ headed for real estate

“The majority of traditional real estate companies will die,” said Pete Flint onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Capital Connect. “… it will take a while, and I think [it’s] because the resistance to change is too great. But that creates an incredible opportunity for upstarts.” …