• A venture firm focused on real estate, Navitas Capital, just raised $60 million

    7 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Real estate heavyweights clearly don't want to be left in the dust by tech startups that see opportunities to do things more efficiently, more transparently, and more affordably than has previously been possible in the long clubby, expensive, and opaque world of real estate. Just one indicator is their sudden interest in venture capital. Indeed, a six-year-old, Beverly Hills,...
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  • Live at Connect: Capital Connect and the flood of money into real estate

    Live at Connect: Capital Connect and the flood of money into real estate

    7 monthes ago - By Inman

    There's no denying that real estate tech investing is white-hot. We think it's fertile ground for discussion, which is why we're devoting the last day of Inman Connect New York this January to the subject. ...
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  • Connect the Speakers: Sherry Chris and a new approach to leadership

    7 monthes ago - By Inman

    I distinctly recall Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate CEO Sherry Chris approaching me as I exited the stage from an Inman Connect session 17 years ago. She had that fresh, eager look I see so often in younger people at our events - their eyes say it all: "I get what you are doing and I want to be part of it." ...
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  • Voiceter Pro Merges Real Estate Into Smart Home Business

    7 monthes ago - By RIS Media

    Smart home speakers will be among the top holiday gifts this season, with Amazon's Echo and Google Home leading the way. What keeps these two in the lead against competitors are the multitude of “skills” available through each company's respective artificial intelligence platforms: Alexa and Google Assistant.
    Various businesses have partnered with Amazon and Google to provide a subset of skills or capabilities within the smart home toolbox, allowing consumers to access flash briefings from Fox News or The New York Times, as well as play Jeopardy and turn down the thermostat through voice...
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  • Live at Connect: Hacker Connect on the future of real estate tech

    7 monthes ago - By Inman

    Imagine a room full of creative, smart and clever real estate nerds. That is Hacker Connect, where 500 of the savviest real estate tech professionals will convene all day on Monday, January 22, in New York City at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, Times Square to solve problems, share insights and learn from each other ...
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