June 11 - Toronto
The Proptech Society hosted an executive conference in Toronto on June 11, 2019. It was hosted at a DREAM venue at 330 Bay Street. The conference centred around Proptech start-up companies and how their platform is solving industry wide issues. The conference was sponsored by Parkbench, RBC Ventures, OREA, EDC, Jagger and CEO Global Network. The conference opened with remarks from The Proptech Society, Hanley Koo of Dream Unlimited and Jeff Keats of EDC.
Proptech founders were put in front of a panel of industry experts to present how they are solving for real estate issues. Sitting on the experts panel was Natasha Lemire-Blair of OREA, Trista Miller of Sidewalk Labs, Julian Antony of RBC Ventures and Anvesh Rai of Greensoil.
Up first were introductions from the Proptech Investor Panel. Lead by Grant Findlay-Shirras of Parkbench, the panelists discussed what they look for in Proptech companies. On this panel was Hooman Mehranvar of OMERS Ventures and Prashant Matta of Panache Ventures.
The conference featured 5 pitches from Proptech companies. These companies were:
Grant Findlay-Shirras of Parkbench
To round out the day’s discussion, industry expert Hunter Milborne gave a keynote about his lengthy experience as a prominent developer, what Proptech companies he’s investing in and the future of Proptech for our ecosystem.
Stay tuned for our next conference…