Sep 30, 2021 • 42M

Why Landlords Should Want Tech-Enabled Tenants with Kevin Campos, Partner at Fifth Wall

The Consumer VC episode 167 with Kevin Campos, Partner at Fifth Wall

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Mike Gelb
The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription. Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch. This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled. For all episodes, please visit For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.
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Hey There,

Our guest today is Kevin Campos, Partner and Head of Retail at Fifth Wall.

Fifth Wall manages the largest fund specialized in real estate technology. On the retail side, some of their investments include Allbirds, Cotopaxi and Foxtrot.

In this episode we cover:

- How Kevin’s upbringing in retail helped shape his career

- The advantages of tech-enabled tenants

- When DNVBs should open their own stores

- When it makes sense for a brand to go wholesale

- Retail landscape during COVID

Thanks for listening!