Mike's Weekly Picks: My 9 Favorite RE Tech Reads...

Here are my favorite Real Estate Tech reads from this past week. Happy reading!

Building Trust One Client at a Time

Blog - Jon Schultz

For many clients, real estate transactions are the most significant financial adventures they will ever experience. People invest their hard-earned money to buy a home, house a business, or generate income, and there is always an element of risk.


Experts at Wharton Contemplate the Future of CRE

Blog - Hightower

Tech disruption always feel new and scary, but it actually follows the same basic pattern every time it happens. Established players in massive industries assume they’re too big to lose market share to nimbler software companies until it’s already too late. So it was with Amazon and retail, Uber and taxis, Netflix and entertainment -- the list goes on and on.


Mid-Year CRE Tech Outlook: Five Industry Experts Weigh In

Blog - Honest Buildings

Now that more than half the year is behind us, we wanted to check in on the state of the CRE Tech sector. At the start of the year, we found several sources that predicted continued growth in real estate technology investment and deployment, and a few sources that saw some trouble on the horizon. 


5 Hot Events to Attend at NYC Real Estate Tech Week 2016

Blog - REthinkCRE

Arguably one of the most exciting things to happen in the real estate tech space all year, NYC Real Estate Tech Week 2016 is finally here. Having kicked off on September 26th, and running through October 7th, the week is filled with panels, presentations and networking that draws thousands of real estate tech players from around the country. With more than 20+ events across the city, here’s a quick preview of where you need to be—and when. 


How to Market Your Building Effectively via Social Media

Blog - EVO Real Estate Group

Technology has truly changed the way people connect, interact, and even how they conduct business. Think about it —when we meet with new friends, contacts, or leads, we can connect with them via social media to learn more about them. We might friend them on Facebook or LinkedIn, which gives us opportunities and insights to engage with them based on their organizations, education, or work history. This is also happening on the business front.


9 Mobile Apps that Keep You Connected to Your Desk On the Go

Blog - Emerge212

Apps don’t have to be a distraction. With constant advances in technology, a plethora of apps have been developed to help manage your work, organize your life, collaborate with teams, and more. And, with the right apps at your fingertips, you can feel connected to your desk —and your team— while on the go. Here’s a list of our favorites:


The Few Brave Souls Charting the Future of #CRETech. Guest Post: Kevin Kononenko

Blog - Duke Long

Duke wrote a typically provocative post last week on the failed promises of CRE Tech. I am going to offer a little rebuttal with stories of successful #CRETech pioneers.


Industry Leaders to Highlight NYC Real Estate Tech Week Event

Blog - CRE.Tech

Global real estate conference organizer Reed MIDEM, along with real estate technology startup accelerator MetaProp NYC, have announced their lineup of keynote speakers for the first-ever MIPIM PropTech Summit. The event, part of NYC RETech Week will take place on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at The Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street, in Manhattan. In its second year, NYC RETech Week — held Sept. 26th to October 7th — is expected to be the largest gathering of real estate technology leaders to date.


RealNex Appoints New Executive to Accelerate Growth

Press Release - RealNex

RealNex, a commercial real estate technology company, today announced the appointment of a new executive vice president. John McCaffrey has joined the company as a key player in the continued development of their platform and as the point person in their market expansion program.


Feel free to reach out to me at michael@thenewsfunnel.com with your favorite RE Tech articles for this week. I am always looking for new content to read!