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Tech Nest: The Real Estate and Tech Show

78 EpisodesProduced by Nate SmoyerWebsite

Tech Nest is the podcast where we discover all the latest in real estate and tech by interviewing the innovators and leaders from companies who are challenging the way we buy, sell, and invest in real estate.Don't miss an episode, subscribe to the insider's list!

78 Episodes | 2018 - 2020

S7E78 Robert Salvador, CEO of DigiBuild

March 30th, 2020

DigiBuild is a construction management and business intelligence software utilizing blockchain technology to provide solutions to the construction …

S7E77 David Sullivan, CEO of Till

March 23rd, 2020

I like adventures. I'm currently building Till, whose mission is to develop personalized financial experiences for renters to transform the way they pay and stay in the home; GooD, a housing fund; and a family with my …

S7E76 Aaron Letzeiser, Co-Founder of Obie

March 16th, 2020

Obie provides a free insurance and portfolio management platform for small to medium size residential and commercial investment portfolios.

Email …

S7E75 Rikki Rogers, VP of Marketing at Curbio

March 9th, 2020

Curbio allows homeowners to flip their own homes with our turnkey pre-sale renovations. Curbio's turnkey solution eliminates the stress, hassles, and …

S7E74 Interview with Drew Sterrett, Co-Founder of LEX

February 17th, 2020

Drew began his career in real estate at Tungsten Partners, a real estate private equity firm, where he sourced, evaluated, structured, and facilitated real estate investments. Assessing risk and analyzing the …

S7E73 Interview with Janine Yorio, Co-Founder of Compound

February 10th, 2020

Compound’s technology connects investors from diverse backgrounds and geographies — who have historically not had access to high-quality urban …

S7E72 Interview with Kenon Chen, EVP of Clear Capital

January 20th, 2020

Clear Capital, a real estate technology solutions platform, employs machine learning and artificial intelligence to provide detailed analytics-based, …

S7E70 Interview with Chris Rising, CEO of Rising Realty Partners

January 6th, 2020

Rising Realty Partners is a full-service real estate platform specializing in creating and adding value to world-class commercial and industrial …

S6E69 Interview with Brody Saunders, CEO of IdealEstate

December 30th, 2019

IdealEstate is a nationwide network that helps real estate professionals build their online brand, promote their services and connect with new opportunities.

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S6E68 Interview with Laurence Jankelow, Co-Founder of Avail

December 23rd, 2019

Avail is the only online rental platform built specifically for do-it-yourself landlords. Our full-cycle platform offers landlords an affordable way …

S6E67 Interview with Ajay Kumar, CEO of TheHouseMonk

December 16th, 2019

Co-living is a rapidly expanding market that is catching the attention of service providers, global. In this interview, I talk with the founder and CEO of TheHouseMonk, Ajay Kumar, about a recent report his company …

S6E66 Interview with Brenden Millstein, CEO of Carbon Lighthouse

December 9th, 2019

Our mission is to stop climate change. Period.It is now significantly profitable for businesses to prioritize reducing carbon emissions — and with Efficiency Production, we have both the means and the motivation to be a …

S6E65 Interview with Karen Abram, Founder of dashCMA

November 25th, 2019

What is dashCMA: dashCMA is a modern pricing tool for the modern real estate agent. dashCMA allows the agent to support and illustrate their pricing …

S6E64 Tech Nest Proptech Guests Raise $200M Cumulatively and Industry Updates

November 18th, 2019

Nate is the director of marketing at Avail and host of the Tech Nest Podcast: The Real Estate and Tech Show. He's worked with other PropTech companies, helping them implement growth strategies through paid media. In a …

S6E62 Interview with Sean Hsieh, CEO of Concreit

November 4th, 2019

Co-founder, Jordan Levy, previously built and sold Flowroute with Sean Hsieh.

Concreit is a micro-investing platform for commercial real estate that …

S6E61 Interview with Thomas Kutzman, Co-CEO of Prevu

October 28th, 2019

Thomas is Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Prevu, a customer-focused digital home buying platform delivering industry-leading efficiency and savings. …

S6E59 Interview with Ryan Frazier, Co-Founder of Arrived Homes

October 7th, 2019

Real estate is one of the oldest and highest performing asset classes - known for producing long-term wealth over generations. However, more people …

S5E58 Interview with Drew Fabrikant, CEO of Scout

September 16th, 2019

After years working as an attorney and on Wall Street, Drew founded Scout based on the principle that finding the right advisors for the largest …

S5E57 Interview with Nate Joens, CEO of Structurely

August 26th, 2019

Structurely nurtures, engages and qualifies your leads so you can spend more time closing and less time chasing.

Using indistinguishable from human artificial intelligence, Structurely has two-way texting conversations …

S5E56 Interview with Alex Doubet, CEO of

August 12th, 2019

Alex founded Door when his mom sold her house with a traditional real estate agent, paid 6% commission, and did not even get a thank you note.

S5E55 Interview with Natalia Karayaneva, CEO of Propy

July 29th, 2019

Natalia Karayaneva is the CEO of Propy, a Silicon Valley proptech company revolutionizing home purchasing via blockchain. She is an award-winning …

S5E52 Interview with Blake Miller, Founder & CEO at

July 8th, 2019

Blake Miller is the Founder of a resident experience and connected building solution for the multi-family housing industry. Blake is also …

S4E50 Interview with James Barrett, Co-Founder at Tenant Turner

June 24th, 2019

James Barrett is cofounder and CEO of Tenant Turner - a software company that finds, pre-qualifies, and schedules quality tenants so landlords and …

S4E45 Interview with Michael Driedger, CEO of Operto

May 20th, 2019

Our founders both sought to improve wellbeing for people and the world we live in, but from diverse perspectives: green architecture and brain …

S4E43 Interview with Stefan Schimenes, Founder & CEO of InvestReal

May 6th, 2019

InvestReal is a data-driven real estate marketplace connecting investors with developers in Qualified Opportunity Zone projects, supported by artificial intelligence. Our platform allows accredited investors to evaluate …

S4E41 Interview with Vered Schwarz, COO at Guesty

April 22nd, 2019

I am COO of property management platform Guesty, with nearly 20 years of experience in global operations, overseeing teams including Customer Experience, Finance, Legal, HR, Customer Success and Data & Analytics.

S4E40 Interview with David Anderson, President at LionDesk

April 15th, 2019

We are a CRM platform for realtors. Our goal is to help Agents and Brokers keep in better contact with their leads by Transaction Management, Tasks & Calendaring, Drip Campaigns, Auto-Responders, Email Tracking …

S4E39 Interview with Maraz Rahman, VP of Growth & Business Development at Naborly

April 8th, 2019

We do AI-powered tenant screening and offer financial products for tenants and landlords alike to secure rentals. This quarter, we'd be announcing our Rent Guarantee for the US.

Connect with Maraz, and learn more about …

S3E38 Interview with Barret Newberry, CEO & Founder of Leasera

April 1st, 2019

World's only unified rental marketplace allowing consumers to live anywhere, in any type of property, for any length of time, all through Leasera. Tenants and property owners alike now enjoy incredible loyalty and …

S3E37 Interview with Lisa Fettner, VP of Marketing for ReferralExchange

March 25th, 2019

ReferralExchange, the nation’s top real estate referral and lead-gen management company, is dedicated to creating great real estate experiences between real estate professionals and customers. Founded in 2005, …

S3E36 Interview with Omri Dor, CEO & Co-Founder of Obligo

March 18th, 2019

Obligo is a fintech company that rids both renters and landlords from the burden of security deposits.

Connect with Omri, and learn more about Obligo!

Company Website
Company Twitter
Personal Twitter

S3E35 Interview with Ryan Coon, Co-Founder at Avail

February 25th, 2019

Avail is the only online rental platform built specifically for do-it-yourself landlords. Our full-cycle platform offers landlords an affordable way …

S3E33 Interview with Nima Wedlake, Principal at Thomvest Ventures

February 11th, 2019

Nima is a Principal at Thomvest Ventures, leading the firm's investment activity in the real estate technology vertical.

Connect with Nima and learn …

S3E32 Interview with William Devar, CEO & Co-Founder at Tridster

February 4th, 2019

William is the CEO and Co-Founder of Tridster, and a partner at 1/0 Capital. Prior to starting Tridster, William was part of the founding team that launched Better Mortgage, one of the fastest growing mortgage companies …

S3E31 Interview with Alissa Harper, VP of Growth with Buyside

January 28th, 2019

Alissa is a real estate tech industry vet with over 15 years’ experience, including 3 acquisitions, at some of the fastest growing tech companies in the space. With roots in residential real estate and a passion for …

S3E30 Interview with Andrew Flachner, Co-Founder & President of RealScout

January 28th, 2019

Andrew is Co-Founder and President of RealScout, a startup tackling residential real estate’s core problem: matching homebuyers and homes. LinkedIn …

S3E29 Interview with Pat Kinsel, Founder & CEO of Notarize

January 21st, 2019

Notarize is the first platform to empower thousands of people each day to sign and notarize documents online. From adopting a child to buying a home, Notarize builds trusted products and services that support life's …

S3E26: Tech Nest Season 3 Kickoff Show

January 1st, 2019


Back Story of Tech Nest

June 27th, 2018


It's a long story and I tend to be long winded, but I try to boil everything down.

The road to creating the Tech Nest podcast was probably not the most direct, but it was it is.

In this bonus episode, I share what I …

Tech Nest: Teaser Intro

June 26th, 2018


Tech Nest is the podcast where we discover all the latest in real estate and tech by interviewing the innovators and leaders from companies who are challenging the way we buy, sell, and invest in real estate.

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