How to Create the Perfect TAM Slide for VC Pitches

How to Create the Perfect TAM Slide for VC Pitches

When pitching to VCs, one of the most frequent errors founders make is incorrectly presenting their total addressable market, or TAM for short. Perhaps because this number is hypothetical and dependent on so many different factors, some founders do not give it the time it deserves. In this post, we offer some tips on how to impress investors when presenting your TAM.

6 Ways to De-Risk Key Assumptions

6 Ways to De-Risk Key Assumptions

Under lean startup methodology, founders attempt to eliminate as much uncertainty as possible to create some order out of the chaos involved in starting a company. Failures are inevitable; but, great founders know how to fail quickly and cheaply, rather than trying to take on boatloads of venture capital funding to solve a problem with an approach that doesn’t scale or, even worse, to solve a problem that does not exist or is not that painful. Read more about strategies you can use to identify and de-risk key assumptions.

The Art of Integrating Your Product Into a Health System or Hospital

The Art of Integrating Your Product Into a Health System or Hospital

Watch this webinar to learn about the typical requirements for selling into and integrating with health systems, how different approaches to EHR integration will affect your company’s resources, the benefits of working with an EHR interoperability platform, tips for selling into health systems, and more.

HealthTech News Roundup

HealthTech News Roundup

Read the most important news in healthcare and health tech innovation and learn about upcoming events that might be relevant to your startup.

UrbanTech News Roundup

UrbanTech News Roundup

Read our latest news round up on tech trends in cities, real estate technology, construction technology, built world fundraising news, and more.

An In-Depth Look at The Medical Device Cybersecurity Startup Landscape

An In-Depth Look at The Medical Device Cybersecurity Startup Landscape

Health systems and hospitals face unprecedented cybersecurity challenges—chief among them is the threat to their connected medical devices. Providers use connected medical to improve patient care. But, by connecting these products to the Internet, they open themselves up to many security risks. To protect these providers and the patients they serve, several startups have focused on securing connected medical devices. This piece will look at the most innovative companies in this space.

SecureTech News Roundup

SecureTech News Roundup

Read about how a fast-growing physical security startup achieved a $540 million valuation in three years, how one company is revamping its security procedures after Russian interference in the 2016 elections, and more pressing cybersecurity news in this week’s SecureTech News Roundup.

The Proptech Startups Using VR & AR to Reshape Real Estate

The Proptech Startups Using VR & AR to Reshape Real Estate

According to Goldman Sachs,  virtual and augmented reality (AR) will become an $80 billion market by 2025, and $2.6 billion will be specifically for real estate. The medium is extremely powerful. About 30% of the neurons in the brain are dedicated to vision, compared to only 8% for touch and 2% for hearing. 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. Read about the startups innovating in this space.

Video: Andrew Ackerman and Charlie Stephens from Cushman & Wakefield

Video: Andrew Ackerman and Charlie Stephens from Cushman & Wakefield

Dreamit UrbanTech Managing Director Andrew Ackerman joined Charlie Stephens (@charlieNYC), a real estate advisor at Cushman & Wakefield, for his “Leaders Live” series of interviews. 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.

Future of Real Estate Pitch Competition in Miami

Future of Real Estate Pitch Competition in Miami

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. The audience will be highly curated creating powerful networking opportunities with C-level executives from Developers, Owners, Associations, Construction Companies, Multifamily Offices, Architects, Growth Stage Startups, Strategics, Commercial Developers and more. Startups can apply to pitch at the event.

UrbanTech Transit Startup Remix Raises $15 Million

UrbanTech Transit Startup Remix Raises $15 Million

Remix is currently being used by over 4,000 planners in over 300 cities to enable planners to visualize tradeoffs when making urban planning decisions. The startup is attempting to streamline decision-making for city planners, allowing planners to drag and drop changes like re-route bus routes or additional bike lanes. Planners then see in real time how that change will affect other streets and the flow of transportation as a whole. For cities, better planning results in shorter commute times, safer streets, and lower greenhouse gas emissions.

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