Winners Announced for the 6th Annual 2019 Real Estate Tech Awards (#RETAS)
The Most Recognized Award for Industry Startups and Technology Companies Backed by JLL Spark
New York, NY (September 5, 2019) — CREtech (cretech.com), the largest event, data and content platform in the commercial real estate tech industry, announced the winners of the 6th Annual Real Estate Tech Awards (#RETAS). Sponsored by JLL Spark, a distinguished group of leading VCs, investors, industry thought leaders and corporate real estate executives were the judges for this annual awards competition, considered the most coveted in the industry.
The Real Estate Tech Awards (#RETAS) are the leading international award honoring excellence in commercial real estate tech, recognizing the most cutting-edge companies who have played an integral role in advancing tech in the industry throughout the year. Reflecting the tremendous growth and innovation within the sector, the #RETAS now award 25 Category Winners and five (5) Best-in-Class Finalists.
After receiving a record number of applications from early-stage and emerging startups to well established and funded technology companies, the 2019 #RETAS winners are listed below in order of place and category.
- Property Search & Marketing: Nestio
- Built World: IBM
- Information & Intelligence: Cherre
- Property Management: HqO
- Asset Utilization: Lyric
Geospatial & Mapping
Automation & IOT
Amenities & Tenant Relations
Property & Facility Management
Best-in-Class Finalists are invited to participate in a Pitch Competition presented at the upcoming CREtech New York Conference on October 17, where a grand prize winner will be selected live in front of the largest audience of commercial real estate professionals. Andrea Jang, Head of Growth at JLL Spark will be moderating the technology demos during the live Pitch Competition. Grand prize judges will be announced soon.
The 2019 #RETAS judges were the leading VC's, Angel Investors, Corporate Investors and Thought Leaders in the commercial real estate tech space. The 2019 judges include:
- Adam Stanley, Cushman & Wakefield
- Andrea Jang, JLL Spark
- Andrew Ackerman, Dreamit Ventures
- Antony Slumbers, antonyslumbers.com
- Ben Liao, Techstars
- Brendan Wallace, Fifth Wall
- Darren Wesemann, Berkadia
- David Goldberg, Corigin Ventures
- Ed Walters, Tamarisc Ventures
- Jeremy Neuer, CBRE
- Jesse Franklin, Macerich
- Jonathan B. Schultz, Onyx Equities LLC
- Karen Hollinger, AvalonBay Communities
- Momei Qu, PSP Growth
- Sara Shank, Beacon Capital Partners LLC
- Steve Kapp, Newmark Knight Frank
- Travis Putnam, Navitas Capital
- Bain Capital
- Plug and Play
- RET Ventures
- RXR Realty
Get tickets to CREtech New York on October 16-17, 2019 to meet the applicants, judges and view the live Pitch Competition.
About JLL Spark
JLL Spark, a division of JLL (NYSE: JLL), is one of the most active and admired VC’s in the CRETech sector. Led by experienced Silicon Valley entrepreneurs with successful track records building and investing in tech companies, JLL Spark's strategic proptech investments offer JLL the ability to provide innovative products to real estate owners and operators. JLL Spark was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Their $100m Fund has made such high profile investments as Skyline, HqO, Dealpath, Honest Buildings, Jones, Hubble, VergeSense, Livly, CasaOne, and Orbital Witness.
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