The pandemic has introduced prolific changes to the workforce and how companies view the traditional office/employee structure. With many companies looking to restrategize their approaches to their commercial real estate needs, understanding their lease portfolios enables these companies to strategically plan for the future, armed with data and transparency. Occupier is a collaborative lease management platform that allows both brokers and commercial tenants to centralize lease administration, transactions, and accounting. ASC 842 is a new accounting standard that requires companies to disclose leased assets and all private companies are now required to adopt this standard in 2021. Occupier makes compliance seamless. AlleyWatch caught up with Cofounder Matt Giffune to learn more about the state of commercial leasing during the pandemic, the company’s progress since we last spoke in 2019, future plans, and latest round of funding from investors that include Alate Partners, MetaProp, from Second Century Ventures, Thomson Reuters, and commercial real estate industry leaders across the United States.
Welcome back to Inside the Mind of a VC, a series of interviews in which we speak with Venture Capitalists. In the hot seat this time is Tina Aufiero, Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Safeguard. Tina brings 20+ years of experience in venture, PE, M&A, and Strategy to Safeguard where she oversees the fintech vertical […]
Do you have revenues of $5-$10MM and profits under $3MM a year? Are you a company looking to raise outside capital for the first time? If you answered yes to both of the preceding questions, you are about to enter what I call “The Death Zone” for venture capital. “The Death Zone,” named after the oxygen-starved environments more […]
Since the JOBS Act became law in 2012, the crowdfunding industry has spawned multiples businesses and an ecosystem made up of investors, entrepreneurs and communicators. That’s right, communications, or in this case investor relations, is the key to getting funded or not. The key to a good conference call and the power to webcast […]