MetaProp NYC today announced the first ever NYC Real Estate Tech Week, directly supporting and shining a spotlight on top startups, entrepreneurs and technologies in New York City, and helping reinforce the City’s status as the real estate technology capital of the world. NYC Real Estate Tech Week 2015 is launched with the support of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), helping to emphasize the importance of technology within the real estate sector.
NYC Real Estate Tech Week 2015 will take place from October 19th through October 23rd, featuring up to 10 individual events focusing on real estate technology across the New York area. Hosting organizations include the Real Estate Board of New York, Zillow Group, CRE // Tech, the Urban Land Institute, the Industrial & Office Real Estate Brokers Association, the New York City Real Estate Tech Meetup and NAIOP. The combination of public and invitation only events will feature industry investors and executives from the residential and commercial real estate communities, as well as many local technology startups including The Square Foot, Edenworks, and Radiator Labs, whose representatives will serve as speakers and panelists.
"In the 21st century economy, technology cuts across all sectors. NYC Real Estate Tech Week embodies the strength of this hyphen-tech economy, leveraging technology to increase access and innovation in the real estate sector to solve issues like the need for affordable housing," said NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer. "Thank you to MetaProp NYC for its leadership in the real estate technology sector, and for its work to ensure New York City remains at the forefront of the modern economy."
MetaProp NYC Co-founder and Managing Director Aaron Block added, “More and more, we see real estate companies, venture investors and tech founders hosting important events in the Big Apple. This is the perfect location for some of the most important industry conferences of the year.”
The most up-to-date information about real estate technology events planned for Real Estate Tech Week 2015 can be found at www.metaprop.org/nyc-real-estate-tech-week-2015.
About MetaProp NYC
MetaProp NYC is a NYC-based real estate tech accelerator that brings together the brightest minds in real estate and technology to help quickly build the industry's most promising young companies. Each year, up to eight of the best technology-driven real estate industry startups are selected to participate in the 16-week intensive growth program based in New York City. The program culminates in a Demo Day to partners, investors, VCs and media.