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Sam Babatsikos

Venture Analyst


Sam Babatsikos is an industry professional with a knack for technological innovation and true entrepreneurial spirit. In his previous role as an Analyst at Mattamy Asset Management, Sam was a contributing partner in the development of home improvement businesses, directed toward smart home automation and sustainable climatization. Founder of a service company, Sam uses a combination of critical-thinking and interpersonal skills to verify user needs through customer validation. 
As Venture Analyst at R-LABS, Sam aligns his passion for building disruptive companies with a data-centric approach to business model evaluation and market analysis. Through our Venture Process, Sam employs a customer-driven mindset in tackling major industry challenges across Real Estate and Proptech.

Certifications & Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (Honours) at the Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario

David Wilkes

President & CEO of the Building Industry & Land Development Association (BILD)

Jeff King

CEO of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV)

Jerome S. Engel

Adjunct Professor Emeritus at Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley