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CRETECH February 14, 2018
Homesnap is a productivity and marketing app for real estate agents. The startup just announced a $14M Series B led by Updata Partners. The startup claims that around 75% of the real estate agents in the United States are using the Homesnap product. The startup is one of the leaders in the real estate industry trend toward verticalized software solutions for brokers.  For consumers, Homesnap offe...
CRETECH February 14, 2018
Our friends at 43North are looking to invest up to $1M in promising startups that are willing to relocate to Buffalo, NY. 43North has crowned 37 winners of their startup competition since coming on the scene as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative in 2014, and alumni of the program have gone on to raise more than $70 million in follow-on funding. See their portfolio here....
CRETECH February 14, 2018
SAN BRUNO/SUNNYVALE, Calif. (Reuters)- One of Walmart Inc’s best chances at taking on Amazon.com Inc in e-commerce lies with six giant server farms, each larger than ten football fields. These facilities, which cost Walmart millions of dollars and took nearly five years to build, are starting to pay off. The retailer’s online sales have been on a tear for the last three consecutive quarters, f...
CRETECH February 14, 2018
UAE plans to colonize Mars: what that means for CRE on the red planet In late November 2017, the United Arab Emirates released a virtual reality tour of “the City of Wisdom,” which gives the world a detailed glimpse into how they envision humanity’s first settlement on Mars. In conjunction with this release, the UAE also announced that they intend to establish the first colony on Mars by 211...
CRETECH February 13, 2018
Technology innovators integrate platforms to deliver continuous valuation transparency to the commercial real estate industry for the first time ever. New York, February 12, 2018 – The power of cloud-based technology took a step forward today as FUEL Valuation, the next generation asset valuation and forecasting platform, announced on-demand connectivity with VTS, the leading leasing and asset m...
CRETECH February 12, 2018
According to serial entrepreneur Jeff Cavins, more than 35 million people each year look to rent an RV — 38 percent of them so-called millennials. Yet they often walk away from the experience empty-handed. The reason, he says: there are fewer than 100,000 commercial owned vehicles available from traditional rental services. Cavins says that his San Francisco-based company, Outdoorsy, is beginnin...
CRETECH February 12, 2018
Despite plenty of uncertainty swirling around Instacart and its complex relationship with Whole Foods — now owned by Amazon — investors still seem to not be too worried, and are pouring a fresh big round of financing into the startup that values it at $4.2 billion. Instacart said it raised $200 million in a new funding round this morning led by Coatue Management, as well as Glade Brook Capital...
CRETECH February 12, 2018
2017 was a great year of incredible growth, lessons learned and lots of #hustle. Whether you’re new to my blog or have been reading my sometimes-crazy thoughts for a while now … you have inspired me to keep exploring this always-exciting world of business and to always share what’s on my mind. I’m looking forward to a 2018 filled with even more collaboration! Here’s a quick recap of some...
CRETECH February 11, 2018
Amazon recently opened its first brick-and-mortar grocery store in Seattle, Washington. The store does not use cashiers. Shoppers instead scan their phones at turnstiles, and Amazon charges them automatically. Amazon said the new store will not accept food stamps for the foreseeable future. An expert says Amazon is ignoring a large population of potential shoppers. Amazon pitches its new Go store ...
CRETECH February 09, 2018
Amazon Just Announced Two-Hour Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods. Can Other Retailers Keep Up? February 9, 2018 Amazon Ecommerce On-Demand Retail Tech February 9, 2018 Share Amazon Just Announced Two-Hour Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods. Can Other Retailers Keep Up? on Facebook Share Amazon Just Announced Two-Hour Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods. Can Other Retailers Keep Up? on Twitter Share A...