Blog posts / NYC

Join us at Data Through Design 2019

Data Through Design is an annual exhibition celebrating tangible and multimedia expressions of New York City’s Open Data. This year’s theme is NaN. In computing, NaN, standing for not a number, is a numeric data type value representing an undefined or unrepresentable value. In many ways, data is meant to represent often unrepresentable features about the …

Feb 14

Join us at Inman Connect!

Join us next week at Inman Connect NYC where our very own L.D. Salmanson will be speaking again about how big data analytics are influencing seller and buyer decisions.

Jan 24

Transparency is Essential to Efficient Markets

Check out Propmodo’s great piece on real estate data and standards! “In the real estate world, we have addresses, block and lot identifiers, and GPS coordinates. But these don’t always accurately identify a property. Address resolution is a tricky thing. According to Brett Friedman, head of sales and marketing for Cherre, “you have to make sure the …

Jan 23

Most buildings in NYC were built prior to WWII

With almost 30,000 new units coming to the market by 2020, it’s easy to forget that the vast majority of buildings in NYC are actually pretty old. Source: Cherre The last 20 years have been overwhelmingly represented by very big new developments in both the Residential and Commercial spaces. The Central Park South (Billionaires Row) …

Jan 23

Cherre takes the #2 spot for biggest NYC Seed rounds

We know that we had a great fundraising round, but we didn’t realize how much of an outlier it was. Great to see our name on the list, and congrats to all the other cool companies that are building some really cool products.

Dec 21

Wharton Interview

We’re very proud to have our very own L.D. Salmanson be interviewed by the Wharton Alumni Magazine. Check out the full interview here! “Nobody remembers your failures. They only remember your success.”

Oct 9

Thinkup 2018 Roof Party

Check out Revel General Partner Chris Young’s reflections on Revel and Luma’s first annual Thinkup event. We had a great time, and can’t wait for the next one!

Oct 8

Vendor Wars Heating Up in NYC

With Perchwell entering the market, Douglas Elliman signing a long-term agreement with Bridge Interactive to build a new listing platform, and Nestio raising a new financing round, we that thought it would be interesting to see how the city’s veterans are holding up. The short answer: pretty good!

Sep 19
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