This year there’s been some chatter about CREtech reaching market saturation and with that a lot of buyer confusion among decision...
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
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
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
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
We’re seeing once-in-a-hundred-years technology revolutions taking place in every part of the economy. Here, I outline the ones you might’ve not heard of yet that will shape CRE for the next one hundred. 4D Printing This isn’t a joke. A new process is being developed by MIT and Stratys R&D whereby physical objects are assembling [...]Anthony
CRETech companies often boast they are disrupting a $15 Trillion market. Not only is that a lot of money but also a lot of data. The problem is that data is not shared. An API or application programming interface is a way for programs to have a standard way of sharing data. API’s have become the new way for tech companies to achieve instant [...]Anthony
Opportunities for CRETech startups are vast and we’ve only begun to scratch the surface of tech’s impact on commercial real estate. At present, the most common technologies used in commercial real estate are crowdsourcing and customer relationship management. Amazon’s Mechanical Turk first popularized crowdsourcing in 2005. The service [...]Anthony