Ed is a co-founder and managing partner at Tamarisc Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm that invests in real estate technology companies. Representative investments include SmartCSM, Bevi, Getaway, Omni, and Serraview. Ed was previously the founding Vice President of Business Development for a venture-backed startup that leverages big data analytics to purchase and operate single-family homes as short-term vacation rentals on Airbnb. Previously, Ed worked at Morningside Ventures in Boston, one of China’s first and largest VC firms, where he focused on the biotech and cleantech sectors. He also held business development roles at a Morningside portfolio company that was acquired in 2015. Ed received an MBA from Harvard, an MSc from Oxford, and a BA from Trinity College.
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Michael Beckerman is the CEO of CREtech, the largest platform devoted to commercial real estate technology. Headquartered in New York, CREtech produces sold out events throughout the country, has built the largest directory of startups and influencers in the space, the most respected research and aggregates the top industry news stories daily. Michael previously spent 25 years in the public relations industry having built Beckerman Public Relations into the largest firm in the industry specializing in the real estate industry.