Inman Connect SF 2017

Moderne Ventures is Hiring!

Moderne Ventures invests in technology companies in and around real estate, finance, insurance and home services. It has both a fund and an Industry Immersion Program, the Moderne Passport, to connect its companies to the Moderne Network, over 700 executives and corporations within its core industries. Moderne works with companies of all stages and most often looks outside its industries to find technologies that can be applicable within them. Moderne has invested in over 60 companies across its funds including DocuSign, Updater, August, Better, Hello Alfred, TaskEasy and Homesnap.

Moderne Ventures currently has the following position open for hire:

Commercial Real Estate Passport Director

Moderne is hiring a super connected executive in the commercial real estate space (specifically multifamily and office) to help our companies drive value for the industry and help our Corporate Partners maximize their benefits from using new technology and innovation.  The position is based in Chicago.

Responsibilities will include:

Deal Sourcing

  • Find great companies to invite into the Passport

  • Work with Moderne Ventures team to manage prospects, set interviews, select candidates


  • Work with Moderne’s corporate partners to identify, discover and create mutual value

  • Expand the network of Mentors, Partners and Investors interested in using technology to further their own business models; build experiences and connections to create mutual value

  • Work with Passport companies on bi-weekly basis to advise on their strategies

  • Define and track metrics

  • Help set investment milestones

  • Make investment recommendations to Moderne Fund team

  • Serve on portfolio companies’ boards as director and/or observer

Passport Operations

  • Identify events and opportunities to build exposure for the companies

  • Manage logistics at and leading up to events, mentor meetings, receptions, etc

  • Define and execute a communications strategy for social channels, network outreach and company recruiting

  • Manage Mentor relationships, continued outreach, recruitment and experience


  • Ideal candidates will have an operational background in the commercial real estate space (specifically multifamily and/or office), including relevant experience as a consumer, operator or adviser of or to early stage technology companies.

How to Apply

Applicants and referrals should send a brief cover letter/intro & resume to Stephanie Koenig:

Only candidates with required experience should apply.