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Industry Segmentation

The growth of the Real Estate/Property Technology (“PropTech”) Industry is rapidly accelerating.

According to Forbes, in 2017, venture capitalists invested over $5 billion in real estate technology, more than 150 times the $33 million invested in 2010. The We Company has raised $13.6 billion since 2010. $6.702 billion — a whopping 52% of the total– was raised in 2018 and the first month of 2019 alone. Given that U.S. real estate is a $35 trillion asset class, and represents a multi-faceted market generating over $1 trillion in revenue annually, according to IBISWorld Industry Reports, the strong interest in companies built to serve, invest in, or compete with the occupants is not surprising…

 

Resources for Discovering Companies

Unique companies/platforms view the Real Estate Technology differently. With help from publicly available market maps from reputable market research platforms such as CBInsights and Venture Scanner, we are better able to compile the different segments of the Real Estate Technology Industry. Looking at unique market maps has allowed us to come up with agreed upon areas of market segmentation, as well as especially prominent companies that continue to surface in our research…

 

Key Events/Conferences

Real Estate conferences provide a wealth of opportunities to network and get outside the bubble of your local market and see what is going on in the real estate tech world. Even simply browsing through conference catalogs/sponsors provides reasonable insight to prominent companies in the Real Estate Technology Industry…

 

Key People

Real Estate Tech News released an article of the Top 20 Real Estate Tech Leaders to Follow On Twitter, which is also a great hub for finding disruptive real estate technology behind the brains of leaders in the industry. We’ve provided relevant B2B Real Estate Technology leaders on their list, along with some additions of our own (with links to reputable companies and organizations)…

 

Key Venture Capitalists

Behind every great idea is a group of investors who believed in the mission of the business. Pitchbook released a great article detailing the 14 most active VC investors in US real estate tech since 2008 (complete with deal counts) utilizing their reputable data. As their data shows, VC investment in real estate tech started to boom in 2014, and it hasn’t slowed down since. Deal count has gone up every year since then, and this year is on pace for a decade-high total…