Episode 537: 10-03-19 Fried on Tech Podcast
Jim Fried and Andreas Senie host this weeks Fried on Tech special guests. From the National Association of Realtor’s own Real Estate Technology Accelerator Executive Director, Bob Gillespie, joins in to discuss all the capital being invested in the commercial real estate tech space. Gillespie also discusses what the National Association of Realtors are looking for in relation to tech. Also joining them for Fried on Tech is respected Wall Street investment Banker Bradford Harries. Bradford has 4+ decades of experience in the investment sector and is long time CRETech insider.
Andreas has over 10 years experience in all aspects of the professional real estate industry. Senie has served in leading roles in CRE tech solutions, including, MLS marketing platform, Agile CRM, Tenant Rep, and listing service, TenSource, Capital raising platform, RealConnex, and comprehensive integrated SaaS platform, 500apps. Mr. Senie also has over a decade of experience in brick & mortar real estate development and brokerage. Most notably the Senie’s are completing a $70 Million dollar mixed use project in Berlin, Massachusetts. Andreas also founded the first hybrid commercial real estate brokerage firm working within residential brokerage; EAC Properties at The Higgins Group. The group services the tristate with over 400 agents, 15 offices combined, providing landlord representation, tenant representation, and buyer representation.
Andreas holds a Masters Certification in Real Estate Development from Cornell University, studied Business Management at Fairfield University, & Property Management at Drexel University. He continues studies in real estate technology and practices.
Bob is a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in technology, leadership and operations. He believes that the ability to build great teams is the most important factor for success. Companies Bob has founded have gone on to raise over $60M in venture funding with an enterprise value of over $150M. In an advisory role, he has worked extensively with over 200 companies in an accelerator program. His mentorship and network connections lead to new customers, partnerships and venture funding for the participating companies.
Bob has his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Finance.
Fried on Business is in its 11th year and has changed to a Podcast. Tune in next month for another Fried on Tech Podcast.
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Episode 537: 10-03-19