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EY and CREtech to Release Exclusive Research Report On Venture Funding Trends at New York Conference on October 16th


Global Leader in Audit, Tax and Advisory Services Joins Forces With Largest Event and Media Company in the Proptech Sector to Release Venture Capital Report 

New York, NY (October 8, 2019) — CREtech (, the leading media and consulting platform in commercial real estate technology has announced today a partnership with EY, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services.  

Through this strategic partnership, CREtech and EY will provide and present an exclusive research report on the state of Venture Capital Funding in Built World Innovation at the CREtech New York Conference, held on October 16th and 17th at Dock 72 in Brooklyn. 

Attendees of the conference will hear from Mark Grinis, EY Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Leader, as he presents key findings of the report, including emerging trends, leading private market real estate tech startups, and the evolution of built-world tech.

“Partnering with CREtech will give us an opportunity to make a real impact in a market that is going from strength to strength,” stated Mark Grinis, Global Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction Leader, EY. "Our new joint research project will provide clarity for those in the real estate sector that want to cut through the hype and get a concrete idea of where the market is at and where it is headed. Watch this space," Grinis added.

EY is a strategic research partner and marquee Innovator Sponsor of the CREtech 2019/2020 Flagship Event Series. Together, CREtech and EY will conduct research about emerging trends in the real estate industry, as well as the impact of technology on this rapidly changing market. Research findings will be presented at the premier conference in commercial real estate tech, CREtech New York on October 16-17, 2019 and at future CREtech events in 2020. 

The Report will include: 

  • Venture Capital Investments in Built-World Tech
  • Venture Capital Activity: Market Maturity & The Verticals to Watch
  • Venture Capital Funding Points to the Hottest Concepts in Built-World Tech
  • Built-world tech Venture Capital Investment by Vertical
  • Emerging Trends in Built-World Tech

“EY’s global leadership in the commercial real estate tech sector has had a profound impact on our young, growing industry and we are extremely proud of our growing partnership,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech. “This important research endeavor provides terrific insights into the overall state of the CRETech sector as well as in-depth funding analysis,” Beckerman added.

As a strategic partner, EY will have a strong presence at the CREtech New York conference, where over 2,000 global real estate executives attend to network, uncover new investment opportunities, and acquire leading-edge products and services to enable digital transformation for the largest industry in the world.

EY is helping companies around the world define their future-state digital strategy and transformation road map with several core digital offerings like digital enterprise and execution, experience transformation, digital trust, incubation and innovation, and digital operations. EY’s Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Sector brings together a worldwide team of professionals that works to anticipate market trends, identify their implications and develop points of view on relevant sector issues. 


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About CREtech

CREtech is the leading media, consulting, and events company in the world servicing the greater real estate and technology community. Our mission at CREtech is to connect the real estate and tech sectors by hosting engaging conferences, publishing in-depth industry research and original content.

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10/08/2019 - 08:00



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