Tangent 💚 Proptech

Hosts Edward and Jeffrey are joined by MetaProp Co-founder & GP Zach Aarons, and special guest Brad Hargreaves, Founder and Chairman at Common and contributor to Thesis Driven, to discuss Silicon Valley Bank's and Signature Bank's unraveling and it's potential implications on Proptech, commercial real estate and VC investing.

(2:05) - SVB's fallout timeline
(7:13) - Advise for Proptech founders & teams banking with SVB
(11:27) - Impact to investor sentiment
(13:42) - Feature: HAC - Housing Assistance Council, helping build homes & communities across rural America (learn more)
(14:50) - How can companies handle SVB's covenants
(19:10) - Fed's options & their impact on commercial real estate
(23:30) - Bank runs in the era of social media
(25:55) - Buying low-yield bonds and 4 cap CRE buyers
(28:50) - Brad's experience at Common choosing between Triple Point & SVB
(33:50) - Opportunities ahead
(36:53) - How can Proptech deliver innovation & adoption growing forward

Learn more:
Brad Hargreaves on Twitter
Thesis Driven blog - Subscribe
💚Zach Aarons on Twitter
💚MetaProp's website

HAC - Housing Assistance Council, helping build homes & communities across rural America - Website

Connect with Tangent:
💚Edward Cohen on Twitter
💚Edward Cohen on LinkedIn
💚Jeff Berman on LinkedIn
💚Tangent on LinkedIn
💚Tangent on Twitter

Creators & Guests

Edward Cohen
Host & Executive Producer at Tangent
Jeffrey Berman
Partner at Camber Creek
Zach Aarons
Co-Founder & GP at MetaProp
Brad Hargreaves
Founder & Chairman at Common, Editor at Thesis Driven

What is Tangent 💚 Proptech?

A new era is upon us, and Tangent💚 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 founders💡, real estate investors🏢, urban leaders🏙 and passionate creators🌎 who are improving our communities and cities. Join us to learn how we can solve present day challenges with innovative technology and greater collaboration.

💚Tangent 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 .

💚Tangent 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! 🤓

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