A New Way to Finance Tech-Enabled Real Estate Co's & Lessons from the Proptech Boom Cycle, with Cherry Lawn Capital Managing Partner Robert McDonald

Robert McDonald is the Managing Partner at Cherry Lawn Capital, on a mission to provide businesses with the real estate capital necessary to scale and the operational capital needed for a successful next venture round. Robert joins Edward, Jeff and Zach to also discuss lessons and takeaways from the previous Proptech boom cycle, and how should founders and investors think about structuring, financing and scaling tech-enabled and data-driven Real Estate business in the post-ZIRP era.
(1:19) - State of Proptech VC
(9:56) - Proptech finance incentives
(14:24) - Feature: Housing Trust Silicon Valley
(15:36) - Cherry Lawn Capital's & Robert McDonald's origin story
(20:04) - Cherry Lawn solution
(31:38) - 'The Great Transition' for Proptech valuations
(36:01) - Collaboration Superpower: David F. Swensen's wiki & Paul Annacone's wiki

πŸ’š Learn more:
➑️ Cherry Lawn Capital's site
➑️ Robert McDonald on LinkedIn

πŸ’š Feature:
➑️ Housing Trust Silicon Valley's site - Housing finance & public-private partnerships to create more equitable & affordable communities.

πŸ’š Connect with Tangent:
Edward Cohen on LinkedIn
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➑️ Jeff Berman on LinkedIn
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➑️ Zach Aarons on LinkedIn
➑️ Tangent on LinkedIn
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Creators and Guests

Edward Cohen
Edward Cohen
Host & Executive Producer at Tangent
Zach Aarons
Zach Aarons
Co-Founder & GP at MetaProp
Robert McDonald
Robert McDonald
Managing Partner at Cherry Lawn Capital
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