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Proptech Earnings Radar – Q1 2024

Proptech Earnings Radar – Q1 2024

First quarter results are in for proptech’s public companies. We’re back at it, with high-level summaries of the ten companies we deem as the most important players in the broader category… Airbnb Blend Labs Compass CoStar eXp World Holdings NewsCorp / Realtor.com Opendoor ProCore Redfin…

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Futurizing with Geek Estate 4.0

Futurizing with Geek Estate 4.0

2,144 days after Geek Estate’s 3.0 facelift, Geek Estate 4.0 is here. The modern design and future-looking visuals on Geek Estate aim to better showcase the full GEM experience: Crystal ($20/mo or $180/yr): A paid newsletter offering a curated selection of industry developments, outside-the-box thinking, thought-provoking long-form essays,…

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Looking Forward to 2024: Wild Wild West

Looking Forward to 2024: Wild Wild West

[Editor’s Note: This is the introduction to our 277th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of the GEM Crystal on January 4th, 2024. Below, a selection of members from the GEM Diamond community attempt to look into the crystal ball and offer proptech…

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Looking Back On 2023

Looking Back On 2023

[Editor’s Note: This is the introduction to our 275th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of the GEM Crystal on December 22nd, 2023. Below, myself and others from the GEM Diamond community look back on year with high interest rates, tighter VC wallets,…

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Coming to Bend: GEM’s Proptech Getaway

Coming to Bend: GEM’s Proptech Getaway

Every couple of weeks, someone asks me, “When is the GEM conference?” Never say never. But, well, never. I hope being an investor in Blueprint helps dispel any notions that I have ambitions to put on a scaled production. I don’t. Instead, I’d rather let the best-in-class…

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Announcing Real Estate Data Intelligence

Announcing Real Estate Data Intelligence

I’m excited to announce GEM Diamond’s newest Biz Intel series: Real Estate Data Intelligence. Our goal is to summarize the top of the funnel for any data needs. Which companies offer various datasets, what format are they offered in, are they able to re-license their…

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Proptech Earnings Radar – Q3 2023

Proptech Earnings Radar – Q3 2023

Third quarter results are in for proptech’s public companies. We’re back at it, with high-level summaries of the ten companies we deem as the most important players in the broader category: Airbnb Blend Labs Compass CoStar eXp World Holdings NewsCorp Opendoor Redfin WeWork Zillow Plus,…

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Proptech Earnings Radar for Q2 2023

Proptech Earnings Radar for Q2 2023

Second quarter results are in for proptech’s public companies. Our last summary of results was Q2 2021. As part of launching our Crystal tier, we’re bringing the earnings radar back. This time, better than ever as an ongoing Biz Intel Series. We’re re-starting with the ten companies…

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A GEM of a Personal Jam

A GEM of a Personal Jam

[Note from editor: We publish a Weekly Transmission for GEM members, a series of long-form articles covering the spectrum from shipping container co-living spaces to the battle for listing acquisition in the first iBuyer world war. Below is this month’s sample Transmission. This month’s essay is…

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(Still) Untapped Opportunity in Fractions

(Still) Untapped Opportunity in Fractions

[Editor’s Note: Below is the full text of our 241st Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of more than 600 GEM members on February 1st, 2023.] Real estate crowdfunding (aka fractional ownership) has been around for about a decade. During that time, individual…

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