In this interview series, our CEO Donald Davidoff sits down with key industry leaders and disruptors to tell the stories of the people behind the performance. Today, we’re joined by Christopher Yip, Partner and Managing Director with RET Ventures, which is the first industry-backed early-stage venture fund focused on helping build cutting-edge real estate technology companies for the multifamily industry.
Join us for a transparent look at what impact Chris thinks the macroeconomy might have on multifamily consumers and the implications on industry deals, rents, and occupancy, an inside look at RET Ventures' unique mission and investment strategy, and the role data plays in better decision making and driving performance.
About Christopher Yip
Chris is Partner and Managing Director at RET Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on driving innovation in partnership with its base of more than 40 Strategic Investors who own and manage over $600 billion of real estate assets. Prior to joining RET Ventures, Chris spent twelve years at leading global private investment firm TPG, where he led growth and private equity investments in tech-enabled companies, partnered closely with CEOs and entrepreneurs and served on numerous boards. He began his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, primarily in the communications and media sectors. Chris received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, as well as an AB in Economics and an SM in Computer Science from Harvard University. You can find Chris flying between Park City and San Francisco where his family is based, trailing behind the RET team on the snow, or driving anything with four wheels.