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Announcing Blueprinting Proptech, a structured methodology to analyze early-stage proptech companies

Announcing Blueprinting Proptech, a structured methodology to analyze early-stage proptech companies

The GEM exists to serve as an exclusive, objective lens into the trends, companies, people, and ideas shaping real estate technology. We do that through thought-provoking written analysis—like our first GEM series kicked off by Greg Fischer that dissected a range of players in the small landlord property management software…

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Looking Forward to 2022: Climate Takes Center Court

Looking Forward to 2022: Climate Takes Center Court

[Editor’s Note: 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, we look forward to 2022 with a range of predictions…

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Looking Back on 2021

Looking Back on 2021

[Editor’s Note: 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, I look back on a year that saw the end of Zillow…

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Filling the Emerging iBuyer Vacuum

Filling the Emerging iBuyer Vacuum

[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.] NOVEMBER MONTHLY TRANSMISSION BY DREW…

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Bulling Real Estate NFTs over the Line

Bulling Real Estate NFTs over the Line

[Editor’s note: Adapted from an article previously published on Forbes by Natalia Karayaneva, the founder of Propy.] Just months ago, the very first fully virtual house sold online—and for a rather significant $514,558. It won’t be the last to sell: A digital real estate twitter page actively sells virtual properties, and…

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State of the GEM 2021

State of the GEM 2021

Diverse by role, sector, and geography, the GEM is a community of more than 350 proptech founders, execs, VCs, and tech-forward practitioners. A private group of independent thinkers, free from sponsored messages, sales pitches, and noise — our Mantra is simple: Go deep and keep…

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A Look Forward to 2021: De-Carbonization Is King

A Look Forward to 2021: De-Carbonization Is King

[Note from the editor: Below is a collection of 2021 predictions and trends sourced from members of the GEM. Originally published privately for members a week ago, but we are sharing them more broadly here.  —Drew Meyers] A Look Forward to 2021: De-Carbonization Is King BY…

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Proptech’s Q3 2020 Earnings Radar

Proptech’s Q3 2020 Earnings Radar

 The (third quarter) results are in for proptech’s public companies. After the success of our first Earnings Radar for Q2, we are bringing it back for a second spin. Ben Godfrey put together a Q3 earnings overview, specifically for Zillow Group. You can read that here. Without further ado……

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A Waking of the iBuying Elephant

A Waking of the iBuying Elephant

[Note from the editor: We publish a Weekly Transmission for the GEM membership that consists 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 a sample Transmission about the Opendoor IPO announcement.  —Drew Meyers]…

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Proptech’s Q2 2020 Earnings Radar

Proptech’s Q2 2020 Earnings Radar

The (second quarter) results are in for proptech’s public companies in 2020. We’re trying something new: synthesizing the most relevant topline information from the sector’s financial reports and balance sheets. It’s safe to say the market remains robust during this time of uncertainty, but the…

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