• WATCH NOW: In Case You Missed It, View iRestify's FULL Tech Demo from Reimagining Real Estate

    iRestify 8/6/20

    iRestify is leading the digital transformation of facilities management. Our enterprise-level cleaning and facilities management platform was designed to streamline property management operations. With iRestify, property managers can schedule and manage their cleaning and maintenance services remotely, from any device. The platform features include: an interactive checklist, remote quality controls,... Read more

  • Analytics company secures funding to help transportation make the data-driven shift

    Smart Cities World 8/6/20

    StreetLight Data said the $15m in funding would help it to transform transportation analytics with big data to meet the challenges of the pandemic era. Read more

  • Life-and-career path platform OwnTrail raises $250K, builds ‘work from garage’ office space

    GeekWire 8/6/20

    Seattle-based OwnTrail launched in February, just before COVID-19 turned the world upside down — but the startup is weathering the pandemic largely unscathed. “We’re about helping women make it through hard things,” said co-founder and CEO Rebekah Bastian. The platform allows women to plot their career and life paths, calling out milestones in their... Read more

  • Amenify launches Catering Service for Luxury Apartment Communities

    PR Newswire 8/6/20

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amenify, a marketplace for services within luxury apartment buildings, recently announced the addition of contactless delivery for Lunch and Dinner. In select markets, the company is delivering fresh, high-quality meals that are handmade each day by professional chefs. Read more

  • The next wave to hit Main Street

    AXIOS 8/6/20

    Call it the great retail wash. A wave of defaults, bankruptcies and evictions expected in cities across the U.S. is poised to remake the retail landscape across the country, but there may be some upside for consumers and small businesses. Read more

  • Collaboration aims to create an urban air infrastructure

    Smart Cities World 8/6/20

    UK-based Urban-Air Port and Hyundai Air Mobility have announced a partnership to explore the creation of a purpose-built, multi-functional and scalable infrastructure to enable urban transportation systems to move people and cargo by air. Hyundai forecasts the air mobility market will be worth nearly $1.5 trillion over the next 20... Read more

  • Airbnb Navigates IPO Path as Short-Term Rental Market Crumbles

    The Real Deal 8/6/20

    On the heels of a $160 million funding round led by Airbnb, the short-term rental startup was plotting a massive expansion in the spring of 2019. ... As of 2018, the global market value of the short-term rental industry was estimated at $169 billion, according to a Skift research report. Read more

  • StreetLight Data raises $15 million to bring big data analytics to city transport

    Venture Beat 8/6/20

    StreetLight Data, a big data platform that helps cities unlock mobility insights from location data from smartphone apps, has raised $15 million in a series D round of funding. The raise comes as cities around the world are having to adapt to social distancing measures that require shifts in transportation... Read more

  • It's Going To Be A Reckoning': Proptech Survey Finds Drop In Confidence From Startups, Investors

    Bisnow 8/6/20

    Despite the commercial real estate industry's increased adoption of technology during the coronavirus pandemic, many proptech founders and investors have lost confidence in the industry's strength.  A new survey from venture capital firm MetaProp, which received responses from more than 2,500 proptech executives and investors, found a significant drop in their confidence in the market. Read more

  • Featured Tech Titans and Speakers at CREtech July Reimagining Real Estate Virtual Summit

    Estates Gazette 8/6/20

    As real estate’s global giants scramble to strategise their way out of and beyond the depths of a pandemic-fuelled crisis, they are calling on their best problem-solvers, digital gurus and data experts to lead the charge. If the sector’s tech stars weren’t front and centre pre-Covid-19, they certainly are now. Read more