How To Pitch A Real Estate Tech VC

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Jeff Berman is General Partner at Camber Creek , one of the first venture funds dedicated to real estate technology and the built world. The team owns, operates and manages over 150 million square feet of real estate, making Camber Creek one of the biggest value-add venture partners for real estate tech startups. Camber Creek portfolio companies benefit from the network effects of his four partners from the real estate world.

Looking to Invest in Real Estate? Check Out This Expert Advice on the Do’s and Don'ts

Smart Hustle Magazine

Investing in real estate can be an exciting premise — it’s been well-known that with the right decisions, real estate can provide a very good ROI (return on investment). Divya’s company is a real estate management and investment firm. Real Estate Advice .

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The Proptech Startups Using VR & AR to Reshape Real Estate

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billion will be specifically for real estate. Over the past week, Zillow announced the rollout of their 3D Home tool, which lets real estate agents show immersive VC views of homes for sale. Virtual reality and AR have the potential to transform a number of areas within real estate and the building process: Property walkthroughs that can accelerate the sales process for residential brokers.

Future of Real Estate Pitch Competition in Miami

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On May 14, 2019, our friends at Lab Ventures Miami are hosting Future of Real Estate Tech Summit Miami. This event brings together investors, innovative startups and leading corporations in the construction and real estate industry.

GCUC APAC: Real Estate Session Recap

GCUC

We kicked off our GCUC APAC series this week with the real estate session. The post GCUC APAC: Real Estate Session Recap appeared first on GCUC Community. Conference GCUC Webinars GCUC APAC Real Estate APAC

The Data Revolution in Real Estate

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Real estate data is notoriously fragmented, but a new crop of startups, including Cherre, are helping businesses harness disparate data sources and gain a competitive edge. Salmanson, founder of Cherre, to discuss his startup’s path to becoming a leader in real estate data. In this Episode: 9:36 Where does data come from, how do you extract it 12:30 What is truth in real estate data?

Why Revolution Growth is Investing in Orchard

Revolution

Orchard’s customer service is also enhanced by their local real estate brokers who are hired full-time as home advisors (vs. real-estate startup venture-capital

The Keys to Selling Enterprise SaaS in Real Estate

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In this DreamitLive, Urbantech Managing Director Andrew Ackerman speaks with StringBean founder and CEO Reuben Levine about the do’s and don’ts of selling into real estate, including how to get into the mind of the buyer, how to de-risk your product to increase the likelihood of making a sale, and how to pursue product-led growth.

GCUC APAC Week 4- Best In Class Ecosystems

GCUC

Uncategorized Design Other Coworking Sustainability Community Coworking Trends GCUC APAC Real EstateThis week’s session was all about Best in Class Ecosystems. If you missed it, the replay will be available on GCUC membership later this.

The Future of Hospitality is Here

Revolution

Image courtesy of Mint House Real estate lies at the core of our everyday lives?—?it Yet, technology adoption within the real estate community as a means to fundamentally disrupt how physical assets behave and how transactions occur was lagging up until the last couple of years. We have witnessed the likes of WeWork, Convene, and Airbnb reimagine working and living, all while catalyzing momentum for further investments across the real estate technology landscape.

[enVerid in NY Real Estate Journal] enVerid Systems introduces new high-efficiency air filtration product with UVGI

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The post [enVerid in NY Real Estate Journal] enVerid Systems introduces new high-efficiency air filtration product with UVGI appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

The Increasing Costs of Real Estate for Startups in San Francisco

Tomasz Tunguz

In addition to increasing labor costs, startups in San Francisco are facing monotonically increasing real estate prices. JLL the real estate broker shared their data on the average asking rent in San Francisco from 2007 two 2016, year to date. The most expensive neighborhood in San Francisco is Mission Bay/China basin at approximately $85 per square foot per year for class A real estate, followed by South market for an average of $80 per square foot.

[verse.io in PR Newswire] Chime Partners with Verse.io to Arm Real Estate Professionals with High Quality Leads

OurCrowd

Chime Technologies, an operating system for the real estate industry, today announced a strategic partnership with Verse.io (formerly Agentology), a leading conversational marketing platform revolutionizing lead engagement across verticals, including the real estate market. to Arm Real Estate Professionals with High Quality Leads appeared first on OurCrowd.

[CrediFi in Fortune] Risky Business? New Report Says Banks Are Holding More Real Estate Debt Than Thought

OurCrowd

CrediFi tracked more than $925 billion of commercial real estate loan originations in 2018—a “huge” figure that exceeds the numbers documented by more established industry groups like the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), which reported nearly $574 billion in new loans last year. New Report Says Banks Are Holding More Real Estate Debt Than Thought appeared first on OurCrowd.

Zoopla acquires PropertyFinder from Newscorp for #2 slot in UK online real estate

Fred Destin

Alex Chesterman, Doug, Simon and team Zoopla just completed on the acquisition of PropertyFinder to change the playing field in online property in the UK. Zoopla has also acquired ThinkProperty.com last month from the Guardian Media Group. Atlas Venture is the largest shareholder in Zoopla and has been there since the start alongside the management team.

Some Thoughts On New Tax Revenues

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

While this is always hard and has a real toll on people who might lose their jobs or have to pay more in taxes, it is also an opportunity to do things that have been hard to do until now. This happens all the time in real estate and also with stock gains. This will also have the benefit of reducing the rampant speculation in real estate that has been making real estate so unaffordable for so many.

Video: Andrew Ackerman and Charlie Stephens from Cushman & Wakefield

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Dreamit UrbanTech Managing Director Andrew Ackerman joined Charlie Stephens (@ charlieNYC ), a real estate advisor at Cushman & Wakefield, for his “Leaders Live” series of interviews. Andrew Ackerman and Charlie Stephens. Stephens has been involved in advising over a million square feet of tenant and landlord representation transactions within Manhattan and across the country since 2009. He has worked with clients such as Conde Nast, ING, Ernst and Young, and many more.

Marketing for CREtech Startups: What Works (And What Doesn't)

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In this #DreamitLive, Urbantech Managing Director Andrew Ackerman speaks with CREtech CEO Michael Beckerman about the latest trends in innovation in the commercial real estate industry. Michael Beckerman runs CREtech, the largest event, data and content platform in the commercial real estate tech sector.

Thoughts on WeWork

This is going to be BIG.

Real estate was previously a huge headache for small businesses before WeWork made co-working mainstream. If all real estate goes the way of server infrastructure, with no one ever signing a commercial lease except for larger campuses like Google and Apple, then WeWork hasn’t even scratched the surface of its potential. I’m convinced WeWork is part of a sea change in how business think about real estate, and from great disruption comes great economic opportunity.

UrbanTech News Roundup

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On Real Estate Tech Zillow rolled out a 3D home touring feature across all of North America that allows agents to use iPhones or more advanced cameras to create a more robust listing. Some investors question whether WeWork can survive a downturn in the commercial real estate market and wonder why IWG, a company with about 100k more work stations than WeWork, is valued at ~$40 billion less than the coworking startup.

NYC Is Dead, Long Live NYC

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Commercial real estate is facing a huge crisis and residential real estate might not be far behind. Real estate tax revenues (which provide much of NYC’s income) will decline creating an even more difficult fiscal situation for NYC. There is a lot of negativity around NYC right now. Bloggers writing sensational headlines. That sort of thing. It makes me want to go out and buy a ton of NYC stock right now.

It Depends: Why the right fundraising strategy for your startup is never a straight answer.

This is going to be BIG.

When you read fundraising advice to founders, think about how much blanket statements would make sense for real estate. Talk to ten founders and ten different VCs and you’ll get roughly about 600 different suggestions as to how you should go about your fundraising strategy.

The Future of Brick and Mortar

This is going to be BIG.

Storefront real estate's saving grace? And when we do, what happens to the real estate footprint that ATMs and bank locations take up? One thing that is undoubtedly true is that we all want to pull away from the computer once in a while--and empty storefronts will inspire innovation, as well as present an economic challenge for real estate owners.

Coworking Megatrend Predictions for 2020

GCUC

The real estate industry has finally figured out that coworking is not a fad or a little blip. Coworking is significantly impacting the industry and real estate insiders are not going to sit back and wait for it to go away. the first coworking real estate opportunity fund.

No Community, No Co-working

GCUC

Beyond the sleek minimalist office aesthetics and controversial Wall Street valuations, real estate vendors cannot ignore community within co-working spaces if they want to see their co-working establishments flourish.

The Achilles Heel of Startup Ecosystems

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At some point, a real seed round needs to get raised—and it needs to get led by someone. Not only that, but for many in the real estate world, their economic upside is already tied to innovation. Across the world, various economic development organizations, government agencies, and non-profits are putting in admirable and well-intentioned efforts to develop startup ecosystems.

What Will Happen In The 2020s

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

We will see real estate values collapse in some of the most affected regions and we will see real estate values increase in regions that benefit from the warming climate. It’s 2020. Time to look forward to the decade that is upon us. One of my favorite quotes, attributed to Bill Gates, is that people overestimate what will happen in a year and underestimate what will happen in a decade. This is an important decade for mankind.

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YC Summer 2020 Batch Stats

Y Combinator

Real Estate and Construction – 3%. At our 31st Demo Day, 198 companies presented virtually over two days. You can see a list of the companies that presented on-the-record in the YC Directory. You can also read about the companies in TechCrunch here and here.

PSA: Time is running out

GCUC

95,000 governments, special authorities and special districts own more than 3 million buildings and 650 acres of commercial real estate, which includes offices, stadiums, warehouses, hospitals and parking lots. The US Government is going in BIG on Coworking. Will you answer the call?

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Late stage, public market, private equity, real estate, and most other popular forms of investing typically involve a single or a time limited series of investments. One of the unique things about early stage investing is the ability (and in my view, the need) to continue to invest in the companies for multiple rounds of investment.

How Would You Manage Your Business Differently if Shelter-in-Place Lasted 18 Months or More?

Tomasz Tunguz

Would you reconsider your real estate budget? A leader of a public company shared with me that her board encouraged her to embrace remote work, identify which roles could be successfully staffed mostly remotely, and cut real estate budgets by 25-30% next year and into the future. If the shelter-in-place order were to remain in place for another 12 months, how would you change the way you run your business?

Next Level Entrepreneurship: Investing in a New Generation of Startups

Entrepreneurs' Organization

He is currently focused on real estate development with the Machani Group and auto components manufacturing with Stumpp, Schuele & Somappa. For many established entrepreneurs, establishing a purpose and passion beyond business is a fulfilling way to truly make a mark. Ravi Machani , an EO member in Bangalore, India, is one entrepreneur who has done so admirably. In fact, the work he does outside of his original business helped him earn the 2019 EO Global Citizen of the Year.

Happily CEO: Pandemic brings opportunities for tech startups

Innovation 2 Enterprise

I would expect that as office and commercial real estate leases expire, companies in technology are going to become very smart about remote work and how they decentralize operations. By Scott Meacham. Information technology plays a super-sized role In Oklahoma’s innovation economy.

10 Post-Coronavirus Trends for Life After Quarantine

This is going to be BIG.

9) The Loosening Grip on Real Estate Imagine this thought experiment. Obviously, the fight against Coronavirus has not stopped, but it’s hard not to look ahead to what’s next. How will having the world on lockdown affect our society in the long run?

Where have you gone, Bill de Blasio?

This is going to be BIG.

While our elected leaders have taken a big victory lap on how far we’ve come, the real heroes are NYC’s own residents, who have been, for the most part, excellent at being responsible. As market demand drives the cost of real estate up, housing for low income NYers takes a back seat. We need bold, competing visions that get openly debated, and real effort to hammer out compromises. Reports of NYC’s death have been greatly exaggerated.

[CyberX in Microsoft] Microsoft acquires CyberX to accelerate and secure customers’ IoT deployments

OurCrowd

The Internet of Things (IoT) is providing breakthrough value to businesses across every vertical, from manufacturing, to energy, to agriculture, to real estate, to healthcare and more. IoT provides real-time insights into assets, enabling businesses to reduce operational expenses, unplanned downtime and unnecessary servicing.

How Would You Manage Your Business Differently if Shelter-in-Place Lasted 18 Months or More?

Tomasz Tunguz

Would you reconsider your real estate budget? A leader of a public company shared with me that her board encouraged her to embrace remote work, identify which roles could be successfully staffed mostly remotely, and cut real estate budgets by 25-30% next year and into the future. If the shelter-in-place order were to remain in place for another 12 months, how would you change the way you run your business?