Maria Seredina is a Venture Advisor at MetaProp and a Director of Business Development at HomeLight.
In her role as MetaProp's Venture Advisor, Maria helps identify and nurture the next wave of industry-defining businesses. Maria’s domain expertise includes running Mergers & Acquisitions under Zillow Group’s COO and CFO Kathleen Philips, a role which then led her to run Business Development for the company’s New Construction business and its consumer-facing brand Trulia, which Zillow had acquired for $2.5 Billion in 2014. In her current role at HomeLight, Maria is responsible for driving growth and monetization strategy for Simple Sale, one of HomeLight’s newest and fastest-growing marketplaces connecting home sellers with cash buyers nationwide. Maria is also an active contributor to the startup ecosystem, and helps curate Real Estate Tech Startups meetups in both NYC and SF.
Before her tenure in PropTech, Maria worked in Internet equity research for both boutique and bulge-bracket financial services firms, including Canaccord and Goldman Sachs, and was Lead Associate covering ecommerce businesses.
Maria graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business at the University of Pennsylvania, a dual degree program between the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences.
Outside of work, Maria is an aspiring musician, dedicated yoga practitioner and an avid traveler.