• Life After Amazon: Why Whole Foods Will Not Become a 'Conventional Grocery Store' - Headlines 3/16/18

    Ethan Hirshberg has organics in his blood. The son of Stonyfield Yogurt founder Gary Hirshberg, in 2016 he launched Ethan's, a drinking vinegar company. By the end of that year, he had his first sit-down with Whole Foods. In August, Whole Foods took his shots--in flavors like turmeric-apple and ginger-pineapple--national. Like...Read more

  • Foxtrot Announces $6M Series A Led by Fifth Wall

    Foxtrot 3/16/18

    Next generation corner store to grow its online and offline experience in Chicago and nationally across residential, hotels and commercial CHICAGO, Illinois – March 15, 2018 – Foxtrot, the next generation corner store, announced today the closing of a $6 million Series A round of financing led by Fifth Wall, the largest venture...Read more

  • Accelerating Real Estate Tech and Innovation Powered by Women at {HER}oic by CREtech

    CREtech Blog 3/16/18

    On March 8th, and in honor of International Women’s Day, CREtech held its first annual {HER}oic event that was widely attended by both male and female professionals in the commercial real estate tech space. The event was created to celebrate and recognize the amazing female leaders and mentors in the...Read more

  • Office suite company leases 40,000 square feet on Sixth Avenue

    Crain's 3/16/18

    NYC Office Suites has signed a lease for about 40,000 square feet at 1270 Sixth Ave., sources said. While companies like WeWork have popularized a model of shared, hip work spaces for millennial workers, NYC Office Suites occupies a more traditional segment of the rapidly expanding business of flexible office...Read more

  • Lightning Labs just raised millions from Jack Dorsey and others to supercharge blockchain transactions

    Techcrunch 3/16/18

    Lightning Labs, a young, Bay Area-based startup, is trying to make it easier for users to send bitcoin and litecoin to each other without the costly and time-consuming process of settling their transactions on the blockchain. It has investors excited about its work, too. The company is announcing today that...Read more

  • In-building wireless at MWC: It’s all going virtual

    For building owners, virtualization reduces total cost of ownership for in-building wireless systems Research suggests that some 80% of mobile traffic comes from inside buildings-commercial high-rises, enterprise campuses, train stations. In an age when mobile penetration tops 100% in highly-developed markets and cellular is regarded as a utility, building owners...Read more

  • Best Commercial Real Estate CRM Systems – 2018

    Digsy AI Blog 3/15/18

    Why does the quest for the best commercial real estate CRM's for 2018 matter? Well, think about everything you do to generate and close deals. You grind out cold calls, sprint across town for tours, skip lunch, stay up late, work weekends…. You work hard for your money – the...Read more

  • At WeWork, family matters – and pays

    The Real Deal - New York 3/15/18

    In August 2015, Arash Gohari, co-founder of the real estate investment firm Xerxes Group, emailed friends and colleagues with some personal news.“I was approached recently by Adam Neumann of WeWork and asked to help him with the company's expansion on the real estate side,” he wrote in the email, which...Read more

  • Warby Parker, the Eyewear Seller, Raises $75 Million

    NY Times 3/15/18

      A Warby Parker store in Manhattan. The company announced that it had raised $75 million in a new round of financing. Credit Deidre Schoo for The New York Times Warby Parker opened its website eight years ago and quickly became one of the inspirations for a generation of e-commerce...Read more

  • Moving Into a New Apartment? There’s an App for That

    WSJ 3/15/18

    Updater Inc., a New York-based startup, has raised nearly $100 million for a service designed to simplify relocating After the exhilaration of signing a deal on a new apartment comes the panicky next step: moving one’s life and belongings, not to mention cable and internet service, to a new address....Read more