UrbanTech News Roundup

UrbanTech News Roundup

What we’re reading in urban tech, real estate, and construction tech news this week.

How Wearables Startups Are Solving Major Problems in Healthcare

How Wearables Startups Are Solving Major Problems in Healthcare

On this special edition of Marketing Matters, Americus is joined by Eran Ofir, CEO and Cofounder, and Dr. Charles Herman, Chief Medical Officer of Somatix. Somatix has created cutting edge technology for the health care industry in the form of a real-time gesture detection platform that utilizes sensors built into a range of wearables, as well as predictive analytics and machine learning to passively monitor, remotely track, analyze, and deliver insights and help act on massive volumes of detected gesture data. 

#PropTech Venture Capital Trends from November

#PropTech Venture Capital Trends from November

According to RE:tech, venture investors deployed over $3.2 billion into real estate tech startups in November. The majority of this capital went to just three companies. WeWork raised $3 billion, while Nested and PropertyFinder raised just over $120 million each. All other earlier stage real estate tech startups split the remaining $34 million of total funding in November.

Real Estate Data Platform Cherre Raises $9 Million in Seed Funding to Accelerate Expansion

Real Estate Data Platform Cherre Raises $9 Million in Seed Funding to Accelerate Expansion

Cherre, a real estate data platform that completed Dreamit UrbanTech in 2018, announced a $9 million seed funding round led by Navitas Capital. Cherre provides large enterprises, insurance companies, banks and investors with a platform to collect, augment, and resolve property data in real-time from thousands of public, private, and internal sources, allowing them to evaluate investment and underwriting opportunities more accurately and efficiently than ever before.

Cybersecurity Startup CYR3CON Raises $1.5 Million to Predict and Prevent Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity Startup CYR3CON Raises $1.5 Million to Predict and Prevent Cyber Attacks

Dreamit SecureTech startup CYR3CON, which helps companies predict and prevent cyber attacks using artificial intelligence, announced a $1.5 million seed round led by Scout Ventures, with participation from Michael Sutton (former CISO, Zscaler), Aleksandr Yampolskiy (CEO, SecurityScorecard), Steven Witt (former CEO, Onyara and Partner/Co-Founder of DataTribe), and Steve Hassell, (former CIO, Emerson).

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