Watch the interview with Ryan Baxter from MetaProp NYC, NYSERDA, and the PropTech Challenge here!
During the NY Real Estate Tech Week 2019, we interviewed Ryan Baxter. Ryan is NYC Community Growth Lead for MetaProp NYC, PropTech Advisor to the New York State Energy, Research and Developement Agency (NYSERDA), and Co-Founder of the PropTech Challenge.
MetaProp is a New York-based venture capital firm focused on the real estate technology (“PropTech”) industry. Founded in 2015, MetaProp’s investment team has invested in 100+ technology companies across the real estate value chain. The firm manages multiple investment funds for both financial and strategic real estate investors representing a pilot- and test-ready sandbox of 15+ billion square feet across every real estate asset type and global market. The firm’s investment activities are complemented by pioneering community leadership including MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University programs, global events NYC Real Estate Tech Week and MIPIM PropTech NYC, and publications Global PropTech Confidence Index and PropTech 101.
NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority), a public benefit corporation, offers objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise and support to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. NYSERDA professionals work to protect the environment and create clean energy jobs. NYSERDA has been developing partnerships to advance innovative energy solutions in New York State since 1975. Visit nyserda.ny.gov/careers to learn about career opportunities.
PropTech Challenge aims to remove the geographical boundaries and time constraints commonly imposed through on-site hackathons. The Challenge leverages the wealth of technology talent in New York City and beyond, aiming to be the world’s leading virtual real estate hackathon series. As we cultivate partnerships around the world, the series aims to drive innovation focusing on the needs of New York City’s real estate market.
In 2019, we are joining forces with the MIPIM Startup Competition to expand our global reach. Demo Day will be held at MIPIM PropTech, the premier Real Estate and Tech event. MIPIM PropTech. which is a collaboration between MIPIM and MetaProp NYC, unites key real estate decision makers from all sectors and technology companies to take their business to the next level and build the future of real estate.