Property technology

Red Door Real Estate Partners With Side to Deliver a Tech-Driven, People-Focused Experience

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 5:00pm

b'SAN FRANCISCO, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Red Door Real Estate announced its partnership with Side , the only real estate technology company that exclusively partners with high-performing agents, teams, and independent brokerages to transform them into market-leading boutique brands and businesses.

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  • b'SAN FRANCISCO, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Red Door Real Estate announced its partnership with Side , the only real estate technology company that exclusively partners with high-performing agents, teams, and independent brokerages to transform them into market-leading boutique brands and businesses.
  • The alliance will ensure that Red Door Real Estate, a tech-savvy, Silicon Valley-based firm, is powered by the most advanced platform in the industry.\nRed Door Real Estate, founded by Jennifer Yi, is a full-service real estate firm serving buyers, sellers, and investors throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • "Many of our clients work in the tech industry, and they expect to use sophisticated tools throughout the real estate process.
  • Inspired by a passion for people and backed by tech-savvy skills and industry expertise, the agents at Red Door Real Estate transform the typical real estate process into a collaborative, supportive, and exciting journey.

Blueprint - The Definitive Real Estate Tech Conference - Announces First 50 Speakers, Registration Open

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 5:00pm

b'NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With more than $20 billion invested in real estate tech last year alone, real estate is experiencing a surge of innovation.

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  • b'NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With more than $20 billion invested in real estate tech last year alone, real estate is experiencing a surge of innovation.
  • According to a recent KPMG survey, 87% of real estate companies expect to increase their spending on tech.\n"It\'s really a watershed moment for proptech," said Vik Venkatraman, Blueprint\'s General Manager.
  • "We look forward to the opportunity to join key players and startups, and find new ways to push real estate forward together.
  • "\nBlueprint is an events and media platform dedicated to creating meaningful connections between startups, investors and influential companies at the forefront of real estate and technology.

Healthy Air Innovator Oxygen8 Closes $4M Financing Round

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:52pm

In recent months, Oxygen8, a Vancouver-based start-up, has installed more than two dozen of its flagship Nova ventilation systems, providing fresh, filtered air in buildings across the United States and Canada.

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  • In recent months, Oxygen8, a Vancouver-based start-up, has installed more than two dozen of its flagship Nova ventilation systems, providing fresh, filtered air in buildings across the United States and Canada.
  • Meanwhile, researchers, including a Harvard team, continue publishing studies showing that ventilation, along with well-oxygenated air, can improve cognitive function in office and school environments.
  • Oxygen8 is the first investment for Greensoil PropTech Ventures Fund II, a recently launched $100 million (USD) venture capital fund investing entirely in early to mid-stage PropTech firms.
  • "\n"We are excited to have Greensoil PropTech Ventures as a strategic investor in Oxygen8," said Oxygen8 CEO James Dean.

Mynd Management Expands Leadership Team and Adds PropTech Expert to Board

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 4:01pm

To best serve this group of large investors, Mynd will double down on their property management as a service (PMaaS) platform to provide the efficient scale needed by these large investors.

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  • To best serve this group of large investors, Mynd will double down on their property management as a service (PMaaS) platform to provide the efficient scale needed by these large investors.
  • Brien describes Zanaty as "a unicorn" after having spent his career in commercial real estate, SFR and, PropTech.
  • Beyond just property management, Mynd also helps both retail and institutional investors with buying and selling, financing, insurance, and more.
  • With 7000 units under management, Mynd is the first prop tech company of its kind to unlock the potential of aPMaaS architecture which combines technology and expert teams to deliver best-in-class services for investors.

A Comprehensive Biennial Evaluation of Startup Companies in the Proptech Space

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 8:00pm

The report has identified 665 private companies founded between 2011 and 2020 in the smart buildings sector.

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  • The report has identified 665 private companies founded between 2011 and 2020 in the smart buildings sector.
  • There was no slowdown in the number of Startups receiving investment last year despite the COVID-19 global pandemic and ensuing recession.
  • The information and analysis in this report is based on research and interviews with emerging players in the Smart Building Space.
  • It demonstrates the critical contribution that Startups are making to the introduction of innovation in the Smart Buildings & PropTech space.

Remine Teams Up with AirDNA to Offer Short-Term Rental Profitability Analysis Tool

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Remine , a leading real estate technology company, announced today they have partnered with global data providers AirDNA to make short-term rental data and analytics available to Remine Pro users.

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  • Remine , a leading real estate technology company, announced today they have partnered with global data providers AirDNA to make short-term rental data and analytics available to Remine Pro users.
  • Due to the granularity of our data, we are able to offer valuable property level insights to real estate investors worldwide, Sarah DuPre, AirDNA Director of Sales, said.
  • Partnering with AirDNA progresses our mission to offer best in class real estate resources to our users, said Tim Dain, VP and GM of MLS at Remine.
  • First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS) will be the first to launch AirDNA on their Remine property details page for 51,000+ members.

Neighbor.com Raises $53M in Series B Funding to Expand Fast Growing Self-Storage Marketplace

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 12:48pm

As a relative newcomer to the $40B self-storage industry, Neighbor is shaking up this antiquated and dusty sector by democratizing access to self-storage income and space.

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  • As a relative newcomer to the $40B self-storage industry, Neighbor is shaking up this antiquated and dusty sector by democratizing access to self-storage income and space.
  • For users, these self-storage solutions are priced approximately 40-50% less than traditional storage facilities.
  • "Our firm ardently pursued the opportunity to invest in a transformative proptech business like Neighbor," said Dan Wenhold, Partner, Fifth Wall.
  • Founded in 2017, Neighbor is a self-storage marketplace based in the Silicon Slopes of Lehi, Utah.

Tech 500 provides extensive look at technology in real estate

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 10:00am

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- T3 Sixty , a large real estate management consulting and analytics firm, today released the 2021 Tech 500, the firm's annual analysis of the real estate industry's leading technology products.

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  • SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- T3 Sixty , a large real estate management consulting and analytics firm, today released the 2021 Tech 500, the firm's annual analysis of the real estate industry's leading technology products.
  • T3 Sixty's technology team spends hundreds of hours evaluating real estate industry technology to identify the industry's leading products.
  • This research gives real estate brokers and agents a vetted list of technologies to aid them in their software decision-making.
  • T3 Sixty added several enhancements to the Tech 500 in 2021, including a link to a profile on the T3 Tech Marketplace , a broad public database of real estate technology maintained by T3 Sixty.

Redwood Trust Announces First Technology Investments Under Its Recently Launched RWT Horizons Venture Investing Strategy

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

MILL VALLEY, Calif., March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE: RWT) a leader in expanding access to housing for homebuyers and renters, today announced two technology investments under its recently launched RWT Horizons venture, a strategy focused on early and mid-stage companies driving innovation in financial and real estate technology, and digital infrastructure.

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  • MILL VALLEY, Calif., March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE: RWT) a leader in expanding access to housing for homebuyers and renters, today announced two technology investments under its recently launched RWT Horizons venture, a strategy focused on early and mid-stage companies driving innovation in financial and real estate technology, and digital infrastructure.
  • In this position, Ryan will lead the development and execution of the RWT Horizons strategy for capital deployment and strategic partnerships.
  • RWT Horizons recently made its first investments in two early-stage technology companies, both with strong ties to the burgeoning residential rental market.
  • Christopher Abate, Chief Executive Officer of Redwood Trust commented, "RWT Horizons is an important element of our enterprise-wide technology strategy, that we believe will drive innovations across both our residential and business-purpose lending platforms.

Universal PropTech Inc. Announces the Appointment of David Berry to its Advisory Board

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 11:55am

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - March 17, 2021) - Universal PropTech Inc. (TSXV: UPI) (FSE: 8LH) ("UPI" or the "Company") announces the appointment of prominent investor and capital markets professional David Berry to its Advisory Board while supporting the Company's efforts in investments and acquisitions of proptech and related services.

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  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - March 17, 2021) - Universal PropTech Inc. (TSXV: UPI) (FSE: 8LH) ("UPI" or the "Company") announces the appointment of prominent investor and capital markets professional David Berry to its Advisory Board while supporting the Company's efforts in investments and acquisitions of proptech and related services.
  • Starting off in Scotia's Research Department, David transitioned to the Sales and Trading team where, until 2005, he carried Scotia's entire proprietary preferred share book.
  • "David brings a significant amount of experience and relationships that are critical to scaling Universal PropTech over the coming years," noted Chris Hazelton, Chief Executive Officer of Universal PropTech Inc.
  • Universal PropTech Inc. (TSXV: UPI) (FSE: 8LH) is a leading building innovation company, selecting, integrating, deploying, and maintaining PropTech in healthy buildings.