CREtech Comes To Austin, Texas on April 22 and 23rd for Its First Event of 2020 

New York, NY (February 18, 2020)CREtech (, the leading global conference and research company devoted to innovation in the Built World, will showcase a panel around the current state of funding and valuations at their first event in 2020. To be held in Austin, Texas on April 22nd and 23rd, the panel will be moderated by Allison Sedrish, Director at Barclays Investment Bank  who will lead a discussion with several leading VC’s and investors in the real estate tech sector. They will share their views on current funding trends and the outlook for the sector in the near and long term in a session titled, “Sailing the Ocean of Capital:  Current trends in valuations and funding.”

Allison Sedrish is a Director within the Real Estate Investment Banking Group and Co-Head of PropTech Coverage at Barclays.

Based in New York, Allison has spent over 10 years at Barclays providing M&A advisory services and raising debt and equity capital for public and private real estate companies. She covers several real estate sectors, including office, healthcare, retail, net lease and industrial.  Most recently, Allison launched a PropTech coverage effort at Barclays, where she is responsible for advising and raising capital for companies at the intersection of real estate and technology, including flexible office operators, i-buyers, real estate marketplaces, construction management software, etc.

Allison joined Barclays in 2009 as an Analyst in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group and has been at the firm since that time. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from the Honors College at the University of Maryland – College Park. 

Allison will be joined by such leading investors as Travis Connors, Co-Founder & General Partner at Building Ventures, Mitchell Schear, Executive Partner at Camber Creek, Tony Cardona, Real Estate Portfolio Manager at Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS of Texas), co and Sheena Jindal, Principal at Comcast Ventures

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About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank.  We are diversified by business, by different types of customer and client, and geography.  Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

About CREtech

CREtech is the premier global events, research and thought leadership organization devoted to innovation in the Built World. Our mission at CREtech is to connect the real estate and tech sectors by producing the largest must-attend industry conferences in the U.S. and London and publishing exclusive research that spotlights emerging trends. 

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