Hugely Successful CREtech Austin Meetup with Over 150 Turnout on October 25

CREtech’s Austin Meetup attracted over 150 leaders in the commercial real estate tech industry

New York, NY (October 31, 2018) — CREtech (, the leading event, content and connectivity platform for the commercial real estate industry, hosted its first Austin event on October 25 at popular local tech hub, The Capital Factory, attracting over 150 professionals.

The event kicked off with the ‘Real Estate Innovators’ panel, moderated by our local host for the event, Ryan Cox, Principal, Founders Grove Capital. The top executive panelists included Michael Mandel, Co-Founder and CEO at CompStak; Ryan Turner, President and CEO at Refine(RE); Arie Barendrecht, Founder and CEO at WiredScore; and Doug Shankman, Head of Sales, Crexi.

Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech, moderated the second panel of leading VCs and early investors in CREtech. Panelists included Elie Finegold, Entrepreneur In Residence at MetaProp; and Travis Putnam, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Navitas Capital.

Full panel videos and photos will be available on CREtech soon.

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