Tangent ๐Ÿ’š Proptech

Austin Allison is the Co-founder and CEO of Pacaso, a service that creates a more accessible category of second-home ownership and that is currently valued at $1BN. As a 2nd time founder after the successful exit of his first proptech company Dootlop to Zillow, Austin shares with us the lessons learnt throughout his entrepreneurial journey - such as what it takes to be a founder, which resources to optimize for, and how to think about industry pain points and TAM - and more broadly, his views on the housing crisis in the US.

Show Notes

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To learn more:
Pacaso - The modern way to buy and own a second home
Austin Allison on social: Twitter & Instagram

Also featured:
Culdesac - The first car-free neighborhood built from scratch in the US
Supportive Housing Network of NY - Collective effort to end homelessness among the most vulnerable New Yorkers

Creators & Guests

Edward Cohen
Host & Executive Producer at Tangent
Shami Waissmann
Real Estate Investor
Austin Allison
Co-founder & CEO at Pacaso

What is Tangent ๐Ÿ’š Proptech?

A new era is upon us, and Tangent๐Ÿ’š is back with our fourth new limited series, hosted by Proptech entrepreneur Edward Cohen, and venture capitalists Jeffrey Berman (Partner at Camber Creek) and Zach Aarons (Co-founder and GP at MetaProp). Tangent unites Proptech founders๐Ÿ’ก, real estate investors๐Ÿข, urban leaders๐Ÿ™ and passionate creators๐ŸŒŽ who are improving our communities and cities. Join us to learn how we can solve present day challenges with innovative technology and greater collaboration.

๐Ÿ’šTangent Tank: Housing Crisis: Intrepid founders apply to come pitch their impactful business ideas to help solve the housing affordability, accessibility and supply crisis in the US and worldwide.

If you would like to apply to pitch your startup on Tangent Tank: Housing Crisis, email us your application to tangentcommunity@gmail.com .

๐Ÿ’šTangent Proptech: Proptech founders, real estate CEO's and urban leaders sharing groundbreaking companies, ideas, entrepreneurial lessons and inspiring stories. Stimulating debate may include the future of cities, the hybrid work era and Discomfort Zones (TM). Edward & Jeff cover also cover trending topics in Commercial real estate, Residential real estate, Proptech, Venture Capital and Finance with select industry experts.

If you're working with a non-profit org., a small business or an early-stage Proptech, that makes our communities and cities better, and would like to have your mission featured during our Features segment, please apply to tangentcommunity@gmail.com.

Tune in to our 3 previous limited series, wherever you get your podcasts.

Stay curious and always be learning! ๐Ÿค“

PS. Do not take anything said on this podcast as investment advise or seriously, this is for entertainment purposes only. ๐Ÿ™ƒ