MetaProp Expands in APAC Region with Appointment of Industry Leader Satoshi Murakami as Director

The global PropTech investor backed by prestigious APAC investors opens its first Asian presence and announces plans for APAC regional summits.

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September 08, 2022 15:30 Korea Standard Time

NEW YORK--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire)--MetaProp—the world’s leading venture capital firm focused on the PropTech industry—today shared plans to accelerate its growth in APAC by appointing Satoshi Murakami as Region Director. Murakami joins the firm after spending the past four years as Director of Corporate Venture Capital group at Sumitomo Corporation, as well as holding various roles in its Real Estate Division, focused on commercial real estate development in the Asia Pacific.

By bringing a full complement of real estate and tech expertise as well as relationships in Asia, Murakami will accelerate MetaProp’s APAC PropTech presence and support the firm’s efforts to double down on investments in the region, where the growth of early-stage PropTech companies increases every day. As MetaProp grows its presence in the region, the firm’s planning an APAC Regional Summit for founders and investors to connect with the leadership team. Summit locations include Singapore, Seoul, and Tokyo. Learn more about the upcoming summit here.

Read more about Satoshi Murakami here.

About MetaProp

MetaProp is a New York-based venture capital firm focused on the real estate technology (“PropTech”) industry. Founded in 2015, MetaProp’s investment team has invested in 175+ technology companies across the real estate value chain. The firm manages multiple investment funds for both financial and strategic real estate investors representing a pilot- and test-ready sandbox of 20+ billion square feet across every real estate asset type and global market with Asia based partners and investors, including Ananda Development, Capitaland, Chuo-Nittochi, Development Bank of Japan, Eugene Corporation, GS Futures, Jakarta Setiabudi Internasional, Mitsui Fudosan, Sumitomo, and Swire Properties and others. The firm’s investment activities are complemented by pioneering community leadership including the PropTech Place innovation hub, MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University programs, global events NYC Real Estate Tech Week and Propel by MIPIM NYC, and publications Global PropTech Confidence Index and PropTech 101.

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