This year there’s been some chatter about CREtech reaching market saturation and with that a lot of buyer confusion among decision...
Anthony Dominguez | CREtech
Commercial real estate and start ups.
CREtech is NOT Screwed
This year there’s been some chatter about CREtech reaching market saturation and with that a lot of buyer confusion among decision makers for a products fit into the overall strategy. This has brought some negative sentiment and it doesn’t help that private tech valuations are being called into question by investors. I won’t pretend [...]Anthony
Who’s Hiring? – REtech Jobs Edition
In case anyone needs more validation that the REtech space is in the midst of an exciting period of innovation, then check out who’s hiring – hint, it’s almost everybody. If you’re thinking of career changing into a REtech job, then I got your back. REtech is really competitive for attracting talent, at the time of this writing there [...]Anthony
Decoupling Profits & Complication
The commercial real estate industry profits through complication by limiting access to information, complex legalese, high cost of fundraising, and non-transparent operations. The most successful CRETech startups to date have uncoupled profits and complication. From the way we trade comps, sell shares in TICs/REITs, report leasing activity, [...]Anthony
Where Should You Start a RETech Startup?
I call New York home but recently spent a lot of time in the Bay Area meeting with founders and funders. Quite often the conversation transitioned into where is the best place to start a REtech start-up? To most, the obvious place to start a tech company is in the Bay Area or New York. Certainly no one will fault you for founding your company [...]Anthony
CRETech Snack: Distribution
The most common distribution strategies and methodologies focus on brokers and listings, startups justify with a larger addressable market. Newsflash: Owners pay brokers. Create value for owners, and brokers will have no choice but to adopt your platform.Anthony
A Brief History of CRETech
Popularized by the Lean Startup movement, fledgling tech startups release minimal viable products (MVP) to test product market fit. I was curious if CRETech companies were launching MVP’s and landing pages or full products when they got their start. After taking inventory, the result was a brief history of CRE startups and how they [...]Anthony
5 CRE Startups So Good You Can’t Ignore Them
In real estate investing, you have quiet investors that are moving stealthily in their target markets. They’re comprised of smart money who know their market inside and out, they know when to be active and when to sit on the sidelines, they stay out of the limelight and just close deals. In CREtech we see similar companies who have [...]Anthony
Thinking Contrarian About CREtech
I’ve been thinking about this sentence lately from Zero to One by Peter Thiel; “What important truth do very few people agree with you on?” or put another way “What does everybody agree on?” It seems that every CREtech article including mine has the same theme and should all start with TL;DR – The real [...]Anthony
Mapping the CREtech Ecosystem
I wanted to gain an understanding of the CREtech market players and associated funding. I created a map for myself, hopefully you find it useful too. You can view my original research here. Some caveats: This ecosystem map is not designed to be 100% comprehensive. It’s more to understand all the different spaces within CREtech. I am biased [...]Anthony