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Aaron Block and Zach Aarons

Co-Founders, MetaProp

Aaron Block and Zach Aarons are the co-founders of MetaProp, a PropTech venture capital firm, and the authors of PropTech 101.


Aaron Block has been co-founder and managing director of leading PropTech venture capital firm MetaProp since its inception in 2015. Previously, Aaron was an executive running the Chicago region of global commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield before serving as the chairman of Chicago-based BayRu, the US-Russian e-commerce company and eBay’s exclusive drop-shipping partner for Russia/CIS consumers.

Aaron has served on a number of leadership boards and committees including the Young Presidents Organization, ULI New York, Manhattan Community Board Five, Friends of the Chicago River, and United Way Russia.

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PropTech 101

Turning Chaos Into Cash Through Real Estate Innovation

Technology is simply the means to an end to develop new processes, systems, and tools, but its influence is being felt in every corner of the real estate industry. Given the dizzying pace and expanding scope of PropTech, though, how can anyone hope to keep up? In their book, PropTech…

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