Raj is a former technology entrepreneur and marketing pro who turned his passion for real estate into a company devoted to helping busy professionals achieve a happier financial life.
Raj Tekchandani has been a seasoned Technology entrepreneur and a Marketing professional who is now founder and managing partner of Smart Capital, a Real Estate investment firm committed to helping busy professionals, live a happier financial life through Passive Income from Real Estate Syndications. Prior to starting Smart Capital, he spent over 3 decades with tech companies in the field of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics.
He started investing in Real Estate in 2012 with purchase of single condo in Orlando, Florida. In 2018 he left his W2 after 5 years with a firm in Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to pursue his interests in Real Estate Syndication & Apartment Investing. He launched Smart Capital and started building the processes and systems, including an educational platform, for Passive Investors.
He remains passionate about the use of Data and Tech in Commercial Real Estate specifically in Multifamily. He runs a very successful educational Meetup in Boston on Apartment Investing and Multifamily Syndication (AIMS) and also manages a 2200+ member Facebook group by the same name. He also manages the Data Driven Multifamily Investing group on Facebook.
Raj is also an angel investor in early stage tech startups and advices on product development to a couple of startups in PropTech.
He lives in the Boston area with his family. Raj enjoys golf and photography. He is also on the board of an innovative learning non profit organization created to improve the quality of education in India.
Ownership and Track Record
Raj currently has ownership or has owned over 620 units of SFR and multifamily commercial properties.