Chris Rolls is the Managing Director of PieLAB Venture Partners who manage Australia’s first real estate specific venture capital fund. The Real Estate Industry Venture Capital Fund 2016 (REIVC16) is a $20 million fund that invests in businesses that provide products and services to the real estate industry. The fund’s investors are owners of Australia’s leading real estate agencies who recognize that only by working together can the industry avoid being victims of technological disruption. Prior to PieLAB Chris built and sold Rental Express one of the largest property management businesses in Australia.

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