Dave Marcinkowski WINS by Innovating in a Tech-Adverse Industry
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Dave Marcinkowski WINS by Innovating in a Tech-Adverse Industry

Episode SummaryIn this episode of Win What's Important Now, host Carrie Richardson interviews Dave Marcinkowski, founder of Madera Residential and nominee for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Dave shares his entrepreneurial journey from his early days as a bookkeeper to leading multiple successful ventures in real estate, property technology (prop tech), and financial technology (fintech). The conversation delves into the challenges and innovations that have defined Madera Residential, ...

Episode Summary

In this episode of Win What's Important Now, host Carrie Richardson interviews Dave Marcinkowski, founder of Madera Residential and nominee for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Dave shares his entrepreneurial journey from his early days as a bookkeeper to leading multiple successful ventures in real estate, property technology (prop tech), and financial technology (fintech). The conversation delves into the challenges and innovations that have defined Madera Residential, as well as Dave's vision for the future of real estate and technology integration.

Episode Highlights

  • Dave’s Background and Early Career: Transition from economics graduate to real estate entrepreneur.
  • Founding Madera Residential: The initial challenges and successes, including the impact of Hurricane Ike and the 2008 financial crisis.
  • Innovations in Property Technology: Development of Quext and its impact on the real estate industry.
  • Fintech Solutions for Renters: Introduction of Rent Plus and other fintech initiatives aimed at improving renters’ financial health.
  • Future of Real Estate and Technology: Scaling Madera Residential and expanding into new markets.
  • Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Dave’s insights on persistence, innovation, and the importance of building a supportive team.

Guest Quotes

  • "I think you know you're an entrepreneur when you're taking a risk, it doesn’t go well, and you have the passion and the heart to fight through it."
  • "The real estate industry is way behind as it relates to technology. We're a 'this is how we've always done it' industry."
  • "Living in a multifamily world is different and as an industry, we have to adapt to that."

Guest Information

Dave Marcinkowski is the founder of Madera Residential, a leading real estate investment company based in Lubbock, Texas. With over 32 years in the apartment industry, Dave has spearheaded numerous initiatives in property technology and financial technology, helping to modernize and improve the multifamily housing sector. Dave is a nominee for the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Links and Resources Mentioned

#RealEstate #Entrepreneurship #PropTech #FinTech #MultifamilyHousing #Innovation #EYEntr


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