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Apartment Start-Ups: Where Entrepreneurs Are Focused

August 2019

When it comes to innovative real estate technology companies, many are trying to make a name for themselves. Real Estate Technology Ventures (RET Ventures) launched late last year under John Helm.

The fund includes an exclusive collection of investors, which provides these start-up firms with immediate access to some of the largest apartment and single-family operators in the United States, including Aimco, Boardwalk, Essex, MidAmerica, UDR, Starwood Capital Group, Cortland and GID.

With more than $100 million funding in place, Helm said in May during the AIM Conference that his company had received more than 600 business proposals to consider. Following is a breakdown of the operational functions that most entrepreneurial-driving companies focused on: