Special Topics: 11.S969
Title: PropTech Ventures I
Instructors: James Scott + Steve Weikal
Start: H2, Monday, Oct. 23, 11:00-12:30pm
With anywhere between 8,000 and 12,000 new real estate technology companies now in existence, and over $10+ Billion invested in the sector in each of the last 3 years, there is no denying that real estate technology or ‘PropTech’ is making waves across the real estate industry. With the likes of work from home initiatives being put in place, real estate companies are now utilizing data and technology to provide increased efficiency, maintain operations and gain a better understanding of their tenant preferences. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to these recent disruptions in the real estate industry, to showcase the PropTech landscape to understand what is available across the sector and develop entrepreneurial ideas and skills to produce the next generation of PropTech ventures.