“Silicon Valley didn’t think we would last long in real estate.” JLL Spark co-CEOs on proving their tech friends wrong after two years in property and an $100m raise
On this week's Tech Talk Radio podcast co-hosts Emily Wright and Sam McClary are finally reunited and another duo joins the episode as we catch up with JLL Spark co-CEOs Mihir Shah and Yishai Lerner.
This is the pair's second turn on Tech Talk Radio after first appearing on the podcast 18 months ago to talk about the launch of JLL's tech and innovation investment arm. Now, nearly two years on and following the launch of a $100m global venture fund. JLL Spark has made a number of significant investments in companies including Hubble and Orbital Witness.
On this episode two Silicon Valley veterans, who were early investors in Uber, reveal their tech friends doubted they would last the course in real estate and discuss how they plan to deploy their next tranche of capital.