LAB Ventures is hosting the second edition of the Future of Real Estate Tech Summit Miami bringing together 350 leading investors, start-ups developing disruptive technologies, and established real estate and construction companies. Thanks to our curated audience connections made at this summit have lead to investment rounds, partnerships and pilot programs.
We are entering into a new phase of real estate technology where companies are starting to leverage virtual reality to create smarter spaces, machine learning to standardize and insights from industry data to more efficiently manage transaction services.
Startup Pitch Competition
Win the chance to pitch your company at the Future of Real Estate Tech Summit in front of over 400 industry leaders. Our annual summit features some of the most successful startups, investors and corporate executives in the real estate and construction industry.
The top 10 finalists will be invited to pitch in-person at Future of Real Estate Tech Summit during the Startup Pitch Session portion of the day. Finalists will also receive 2 free tickets to attend the summit and will be invited to participate in 1-on-1 meetings with investors and executives from Building Ventures, JLL Spark, Moderne Ventures, Northwest Ventures, Suffolk and more!
Future of Real Estate 2019 Startup Finalists:
Licify (Bogota, Colombia) – A specialized procurement management platform that generates an efficient and transparent community with developers, contractors, and suppliers.
Prompto (Ghent, Belgium) – A service that allows you to design and sell a property before it’s built.
Sisu (Bountiful, Utah) – A sales performance management and business intelligence software platform for the real estate and mortgage industry.
LIKK Technologies (Miami, Fla.) – A smart building early water leak alert and mitigation platform that allows you to keep a building dryer, safer, greener and smarter.
Tap2Open (Boca Raton, Fla.) – A unique smartphone access control system for gated communities, office buildings, storage facilities, parking lots and more.
Kwant AI (New York, N.Y.) – An analytics platform using Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence to increase productivity and safety on construction sites.
Zeki by Razz (Miami, Fla.) – An entirely flexible marketing content management system that property managers and real estate teams use to attract tenants.
Cove.tool (Atlanta, Ga.) – An app designed to allow architects, engineers, contractors, and owners to save money, comply with the latest energy codes, and make effective design decisions.
Leasecake (Winter Park, Fla.) – A software platform that simplifies the real estate leasing experience for small to medium-sized property owners and managers.
Avvir (New York, N.Y.) – A service that unleashes the potential of building information modeling technology by closing the feedback loop and keeping building models continuously updated.
Technology is revolutionizing the real estate industry by providing new and more efficient ways to build, monitor properties and leverage financial data solving more complex problems within the real estate industry. As the industry grows increasingly aware of the cost and time-saving benefits of real estate technology spurring adoption and boosting sales, investor interest has skyrocketed. What are the innovations with the greatest potential to upend the real estate industry? Which innovations are causing the most disruption? What are today’s investors excited about and where do they see the future of real estate technology heading?
Kitty Sullivan, Investor at JLL Spark
Travis Connors, Co-Founder and General Partner at Building Ventures
Shane Neman, Principal at Neman Real Estate Ventures
Technology now provides construction engineers with unprecedented opportunities to improve the existing processes of on-site construction management. From Site monitoring, task management and real-time information sharing to wireless communication, augmented and virtual reality, technology allows us to more efficiently manage, transfer, and visualize project information. What types of technology are assisting construction engineers to achieve a higher level of productivity and efficiency? What trends are we seeing today that will reshape how we build in the future?
Lance Dengerud, Smart Lab Director at Suffolk
Roger Krulak, CEO of Fullstack Modular
Julie Medley, Executive Director at ULI SE FL/Caribbean
Dustin DeVan, CEO/Founder at BuildingConnected, Inc.
Decisions on real estate are no longer just about cost, but are also about how to increase productivity, collaboration, and align real estate decisions with goals and objectives. What does the future landlord look like? How are leading firms integrating with startups to enhance and engage with their customers?
Alec Page, Associate at RET Ventures
Andrew Ackerman, Managing Director at Dreamit Ventures
Khushbu Sikaria, VP Innovation and Product Development at Bozzuto
Joshua Viner, Senior Manager of Vacasa Multifamily
Greg West, Chief Executive Officer at ZOM
Stephanie Fuhrman, Managing Director of Global Innovation Greystar
Flexible floorplans, shared office environments, shorter leases from long-established landlords, transparency from landlords and lots of technology are all starting to come to market. Coworking spaces have proven to be instrumental in providing a productive and flexible work environment that supports extended networking and community growth. How are office environments evolving? What is next and how is technology playing a major role?
Richard Berliner, Founder of Fifth Gen Media
Jamie Hodari, CEO and Co-Founder at Industrious
Brennan McReynolds, Venture Partner in CBRE
Matt Harris, Head of Workplace Technology at Envoy
Diana Farmer-Gonzalez, Managing Director, Principal of Gensler
Kitty is an investor with JLL Spark, a strategic venture fund that invests in early-stage Proptech companies. She previously worked at carpooling startup Scoop, LinkedIn, and management consultancies Bain and The Monitor Group. She is passionate about mentoring and collaborating with startups of all sizes on strategy, business ops, and growth. She has a B.A. from Bowdoin College and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.
Investor at JLL Spark
Co-Founder and General Partner at Building Ventures
Vice Chair of Cushman and Wakefield
Venture Partner at Moderne Ventures
CEO and Co-Founder at Industrious
Head of Workplace Technology at Envoy
Stephanie Fuhrman is the Managing Director, Global Innovation at Greystar. She is responsible for global platform strategy and the ideation and implementation of strategic new products and services. Stephanie has an eMBA Thunderbird School.
Managing Director of Global Innovation Greystar
Chief Executive Officer at ZOM
Director of AT&T Corporate Real Estate
With over 25 years in the construction industry, Roger has extensive experience on both the construction and development sides of the real estate business. He spent 12 yrs at Forest City Ratner Companies as SVP of Mixed Use & Residential Development.
CEO of Fullstack Modular
John Paul Perez
John Paul Perez
Vice President of Related Group
Venture Partner in CBRE
Director of Real Estate & Construction Tech at Plug and Play
We support corporates’ innovation strategies by connecting them with our vast network to learn about new and upcoming tech solutions.
Managing Director at Dreamit Ventures
Julie Medley serves as executive director for the Urban Land Institute’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council, which stretches along the east coast of Florida from Vero Beach to the Florida Keys, and includes the Caribbean Basin.
Executive Director at ULI SE FL/Caribbean
Alec is an Associate at Park City, UT-based RET Ventures, where he evaluates
Seed and Series A investments in ‘rent tech’ companies.
Originally from San Francisco, Alec spends his time outside the office
traveling, hiking, skiing, and skydiving.
Associate at RET Ventures
Founder of Fifth Gen Media
CEO of Metro1
Senior Manager of Vacasa Multifamily
Matthieu Merchadou Melki
Matthieu Merchadou Melki
Executive Director at Florida Blockchain Foundation
Kelcey Gosserand is the City Leader and Program Director for IBM’s Digital Business Group, overseeing Developer Advocacy for North America. Kelcey is driving the strategy and execution of developer engagements focusing on Blockchain and emerging tech
Program Director at IBM
Real Estate Partner at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Investor at MetaProp Ventures
Managing Director, Principal of Gensler
Principal at Neman Real Estate Ventures
Chairman & CEO of Inveniam Capital Partners
CEO/Founder at BuildingConnected, Inc.
Head of Innovation, Executive Vice President at Colliers International
Founder of Latam Founders Network
Founder of Future of Local
Producer Entrepreneur Week Brazil
Brazil market entry for MyFitnessPal, Yelp, Pinterest
Advisor to Tizkka and UVK
Investor in 4 startups
Events Director at Lab Ventures
Former BCG Partner
Founding CFO/COO Open English
Founding investor and Board member Proteak (IPO)
Mentor for Endeavor, Venture Hive, NXTP Labs
Investor in over two dozen start-ups