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State Of PropTech with Zach Aarons of MetaProp NYC

Wondering what is going on in the startup world? We’re catching up with leaders in our community who can give insight into industry trends and what that means for entrepreneurs. 

Grab some time in your day to listen to the state of entrepreneurship, whenever you have a window to catch up. 

In this May 6 recording, hear about the future of work, office space, real estate, and proptech startups with Zach Aarons, co-founder and general partner of MetaProp, an early stage venture capital firm focused on proptech, and professor of proptech at Columbia GSAPP. Here he is in conversation with Director of Columbia Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Design, Dave Lerner.

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Dive into the details: 

2:00 – Work from home is here to stay, which means more flexibility and fluidity within organizations – but what does that mean for the future of office space?

5:00 – A look at how offices will balance making real and perceived changes to support the health of their workers: both emotionally and physically.

9:13 – The landlord as an arbiter of public health, and what that means in terms of new hardware and software solutions for maintaining and monitoring things like air quality. 

13:04 – The future of work with shrinking headquarters, flexible lease terms, and a distributed workforce.

16:41 –  Hear which industries and startups are experiencing headwinds, and which are experiencing tailwinds. 

19:00 – What PropTech entrepreneurs need to know: is capital available, and is this the time to build something new? 

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