Weekly Radar #300 🎉: Robots Coming To A Home Near You, Two Mynds Are Better Than One, GPT 4o = Voice Is Here

Weekly Radar #300 🎉: Robots Coming To A Home Near You, Two Mynds Are Better Than One, GPT 4o = Voice Is Here
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In this week's Weekly Radar, we cover:

  • GPT-4o could popularize Hume's emotionally intelligent experience, making it crucial for AI developers to focus on unique data as big tech will dominate innovations in other areas.
  • Roofstock's merger with Mynd provides complete SFR solutions, highlighting the struggles of tech-enabled property management startups and suggesting spin-offs from real estate firms might be a better approach.
  • While construction robotics face integration challenges despite their potential, robots developed for household chores like those from Kyle Vogt's Bot Company may gain quicker acceptance.
  • The GEM Proptech Index had a combined market cap of $239.069B, a .54% increase from the previous week

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Geek Estate Blog Recap:

Meet the 2024 Ivory Prize Winners
An applied academic institution at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, Ivory Innovations is dedicated to supporting innovative solutions in housing affordability. They recently announced the final Winners for the 2024 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability. These winners will join the 122 other…
Proptech Job Opportunity: Entrepreneur In Residence at Proptech Consulting
We have a job opportunity to share from a member of GEM Diamond, Proptech Consulting, a strategic growth advisory and digital twin concierge service for the real estate tech industry. Position Overview: As an Entrepreneur In Residence (EIR), you will play a pivotal role in…
2024 REACH LATAM Cohort Announced
Geek Estate is about celebrating entrepreneurship, focused on real estate tech (residential and commercial). The REACH program, backed by the National Association of Realtors and Second Century Ventures, is a big part of the broader ecosystem. This week, the REACH LATAM program announced announced their…
Proptech Job Opportunity: Investment Associate at JLL spark
We have a job opportunity to share from a member of GEM Diamond, JLL Spark, a strategic proptech investment division of JLLT. Role Overview: The Investment team identifies and invests in high-potential early stage PropTech startups using a network of entrepreneurs, venture investors, and other…
Seattle Proptech Co-Working Day – May 29th
We’re going to bring Seattle’s proptech community together for a co-working day in Pioneer Square at Inspectify’s offices on May 29th. Drop by anytime during the day to work amongst proptech geeks. If the idea of a “WeWork for proptech” appeals to you, by all…
Apply for Pitch Battle Competition at iOi Summit 2024
Applications are open for the 2024 iOi Pitch Battle! It will take place at the fifth annual iOi Summit on August 28-29 in Chicago, Illinois. The winner will be awarded $15k, a booth at NAR’s annual conference in November, a meeting with the Second Century Ventures…

Transmission Recap:
Last week, Drew Meyers reflected on his visit to the Culdesac apartment complex in Tempe, the poster child of a car-free future, and ponders what role tech will play in bringing the lifestyle to America. Before that, Nima Wedlake explored how new control point business entrants can drive a wedge into the existing landscape.