The world of real estate is full of opportunities for investors who strive to build wealth using innovative strategies. This week on Grow Money Business, we have a fascinating conversation with Zain Jaffer. Zain is a tech entrepreneur, a real estate investor, and the founder of Vungle, which was sold to Blackstone for $780 million in an all-cash transaction in 2019. Today, he invests in real estate and real estate technology businesses through both venture capital and private equity funds.
[02:15] Zain’s experience – Zain describes what he finds so appealing about real estate investing.
[09:58] Investment Opportunities – Zain shares what he looks for in new investment opportunities and how he assesses whether or not they are a suitable fit.
[16:54] Institutional Impacts on Real Estate – Zain and Grant discuss the argument that institutional interest in residential real estate is making it more challenging for individuals to purchase their own homes.
[22:15] PropTech Startups – Zain describes his future career goals and plans to continue investing in PropTech startups.
[26:33] More on Real Estate Investing – Zain shares some common themes he hears presented from startups seeking investments.
[34:09] Zain’s Journey – Zain outlines his professional journey, starting with the founding of Vungle, to his eventual $780 million exit.
[41:05] Cryptocurrency – Zain shares his thoughts on cryptocurrency.