Jul 15, 2022
Zain Jaffer is a lifelong entrepreneur who founded his first startup when he was just a teenager. He co-founded mobile advertiser Vungle, which was acquired by Blackstone in 2019 for $780M. Shortly afterward he started Zain Ventures, his family office that boasts a diverse portfolio of real estate investments and proptech startups. He is currently a partner at Blue Field Capital.
Zain’s success as both a founder
and investor has made him a leading authority in the realm of
startups and venture capital. He has become a respected voice in
real estate as well, and can be heard sharing his insights on the
PropTech VC podcast.
We talked to Zain about his early success, and how that led him into investing in multifamily, his journey as an investor with a very diversified portfolio, and startups.
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[00:01 – 03:16] Opening Segment
[03:16 – 16:35] Why Multifamily
[16:35 – 33:04] Multifamily vs PropTech Investing
[33:04 – 39:04] Round of Insights
Choosing the wrong partner when he started investing in real estate
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“Realize what hats to wear depending on which asset class you are looking to invest in.” - Zain Jaffer
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