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The Importance of Backing Diverse Proptech Founders

The Importance of Backing Diverse Proptech Founders

[Editor’s Note: Below is the full text of our 225th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of more than 600 GEM members on August 31st, 2022.] Demographics are changing rapidly in the US, and business leaders are scrambling to ensure their organizations reflect…

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Property Management Software is Dead: Welcome to REM

Property Management Software is Dead: Welcome to REM

[Editor’s Note: Below is the full text of our 226th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of more than 600 GEM members on September 8th, 2022.] In spite of new software innovations, the property management industry continues to focus on the number of…

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Blueprinting Proptech: Foxy AI

Blueprinting Proptech: Foxy AI

[Editor’s Note: The GEM is a real estate tech think-tank comprised of 500+ founders, executives, VCs, and practitioners. Our mission is to attract the 1,500 most forward-thinking, and diverse, innovators. Below is a sample of one of the in-depth startup briefings from our Blueprinting Proptech…

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Geek Estate July Monthly Radar 2022

Geek Estate July Monthly Radar 2022

Members of the GEM (“Geek Estate Mastermind”) have access to original strategic analysis, a weekly digest to stay in the proptech know, private highly curated events, and a private forum complete with over 220 long-form essays in the archives. Below is a wrap-up for the…

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Imminentness of Mortgage Infrastructure and Customer Adoption

Imminentness of Mortgage Infrastructure and Customer Adoption

[Editor’s Note: Below is the full text of our 216th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of more than 500 GEM members on June 15th, 2022.] The 30-year fixed mortgage rate is approaching 6%, no doubt catching the immediate attention of both the millions…

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Competing for the American Dream in a Rigged System

Competing for the American Dream in a Rigged System

[Editor’s Note: Below is the full text of Part I of our 214th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of more than 500 GEM members on June 2nd, 2022. Some links included below are to members-only articles.] Imagine sitting down to play a…

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Untapped Real Estate in an Agent’s Pocket

Untapped Real Estate in an Agent’s Pocket

[Editor’s Note: Below is the full text of our 209th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of more than 500 GEM members on April 7th, 2022. Some links included below are to members-only articles.] Many are drawn to the real estate agent profession…

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The Topic No One Will Touch with a Ten Foot Pole

The Topic No One Will Touch with a Ten Foot Pole

[Editor’s Note: Below is the full text of our 200th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to inbox of more than 500 GEM members on January 27th, 2022. Some links included below are to members-only articles.] For our 200th Transmission (wow…that’s a lot), I thought I’d…

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State of the GEM 2022

State of the GEM 2022

[Editor’s Note: Below, maintaining the tradition started a year ago, we report transparently on the makeup of the GEM and touch on what we’re focused on for 2022. Since it was originally published as an article for members, many links included are to prior members-only articles,…

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Blueprinting Proptech: PadSplit

Blueprinting Proptech: PadSplit

[Editor’s Note: The GEM is a real estate tech think-tank comprised of 500+ founders, executives, VCs, and practitioners. Our mission is to attract the 1,500 most forward-thinking, and diverse, innovators. Below is a sample of one of the in-depth startup briefings from our Blueprinting Proptech…

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