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.

Cybersecurity Startups Raise a Record $5.3 Billion in Venture Capital Funding

Cybersecurity Startups Raise a Record $5.3 Billion in Venture Capital Funding

Earlier this week, the team at Strategic Cyber Ventures released a report on the state of the cybersecurity venture market. Venture investors poured $5.3 billion into cybersecurity startups in 2018. This is a 20% increase from 2017, which saw about $4.4 billion in venture capital investment in the cybersecurity space.

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.

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