Category: ‘Portfolio’

The Startup as a Rube Goldberg Machine: Why Early-Stage Companies that Prioritize Operations Will Win

Guest blog by Sundeep Kumar, Co-Founder and COO of LoftSmart   Apple’s late-aughts “Get a Mac” campaign, featuring John Hodgson as the “Big Company” PC and Justin Long as the “Innovative Startup” Mac. Early-Stage companies often overlook “Big Company” structure in favor of rapid growth, but the two are not mutually exclusive.   Before I […] Read more

Nov, 01, 2017

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Why We Invested in LoftSmart

Today we’re thrilled to announce our investment in LoftSmart. LoftSmartis the first transactional marketplace for off-campus student housing. Students can seamlessly discover, compare, collaborate (with each other and their parents), and sign rental leases all on the same platform. As co-founders Sam Bernstein and Sundeep Kumar eloquently put it, “Our mission is simple: A perfect place for […] Read more

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How the rise of augmented reality will impact our lives

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Feb, 22, 2016

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Defining the Global Perspective

A Global Perspective on Real Estate – Compass Quarterly As Compass grows, so does its opportunity to connect with buyers and sellers in every corner of the world. Our newest initiative is collaborative, unprecedented, and boundless. On February 1, 2016, Compass launched Compass Global, a new initiative to unite our agents with a network of […] Read more

Feb, 18, 2016

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After Two Years In Stealth, Smart Lock Maker Latch Talks Funding, Features

After Two Years In Stealth, Smart Lock Maker Latch Talks Funding, Features On the surface, the smart lock space can seem pretty crowded already, with names like Lockitron and August and Kisi and Kevo apparently in play for several years. But New York based Latch contends it’s mostly still noise. Aka a lot of crowdfunding […] Read more

Feb, 10, 2016

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At Hotels, Lickety-Split Beauty Treatments

At Hotels, Lickety-Split Beauty Treatments Who has time for a spa day? Along with need-it-now services like virtual check-in and grab-and-go meals, hotels are offering 12-minute exfoliation treatments and 10-minute massages for travelers who want their spa treatments in the time it takes to microwave garlic potatoes. Follow Zeel on Twitter.

Jan, 25, 2016

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New York Discovers Keyless Entry Systems

New York Discovers Keyless Entry Systems In the next few months, residents at a handful of buildings in the city will be able to walk up to their apartment doors and go inside without fumbling for keys. And if the dog walker or cleaning service comes by while they are out, residents can use an […] Read more

Jan, 01, 2016

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