Imagine having the tools to completely secure your home in less than 15 seconds. Well, that’s now a reality with Kangaroo, the contract-free and entirely customizable security system. This security system has dynamic and transparent pricing to ensure that homeowners get the most out of this system. This product seamlessly connects to your home WiFi […]
Owning a home is a quintessential American ideal, but not everyone has the ability to own and maintain a home – especially if they do not qualify for traditional refinancing options. But, EasyKnock provides an alternative solution to home ownership through its Sell & Stay program. This transparent program works in an efficient manner – EasyKnock […]
Our funds adjust their investment theses as we analyze changes in the world around us. One of the emerging areas where we see promise is Vertical SaaS. We feel that, among companies, software hasn’t actually eaten the world, it has simply grabbed the most obvious dishes from the biggest tables. Huge opportunities remain largely untouched […]
Remember how you styled your first apartment directly from an IKEA catalog? That’s no longer necessary thanks to The Inside, the direct-to-consumer custom brand for home décor. This company caters to those who want to personalize their spaces, fueled by technology while not breaking their bank accounts and not having to wait months for a custom order. […]
Latch is the first smart access system for multifamily buildings and its CEO Luke Schoenfelder discusses the inspiration and popularity of smart locks.
Even if you don’t have a massive office budget, there’s no reason to sacrifice an uplifting and comfortable working environment thanks to ROOM’s flagship product Room One. It’s a soundproof and affordable in-office booth that resembles a modern, sleek telephone booth. It’s the perfect size to create a customizable, soundproof, creative space that offers privacy for your […]
TradeTapp, an analytics platform for evaluating subcontractor risk, has been acquired by SF-based BuildingConnected, a platform for real estate owners and general contractors to hire subcontractors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
NYC is the major leagues of the real estate world and filled with major competition. In order to stay competitive in this fast-moving industry where deals are done in seconds and gone tomorrow, it is imperative that everything is done in a timely fashion to ensure a smooth transaction. On average, the length of time […]
People finding rodents and insects in their apartments – especially their first apartment in NYC- is not uncommon or shocking. But what is shocking is that a service like Rentlogic does not already exist. This startup was built on a simple idea: grade apartment buildings the same way that the city grades restaurants based on […]
Having your building become a virtual power plant sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but Blueprint Power is making this a reality. This NYC startup is pushing boundaries using machine learning to manage clean energy resources in buildings. Buildings become autonomous power plants and any surplus energy produced can be sold to existing […]
Welcome back to Inside the Mind of an NYC VC, a highly acclaimed series at AlleyWatch in which we speak with New York City-based Venture Capitalists. In the hot seat this time is Zak Schwarzman, Partner at MetaProp, the visionary investment firm that has been instrumental in making PropTech a viable investment vertical. MetaProp currently invests out its […]