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The News Funnel Acquires Leading Real Estate Tech Event Company, CRE // Tech


CRE // Tech Will Now Become Part of News Funnel, Creating The Largest News And Event Platform In The Real Estate Tech Industry

NEW YORK CITY, JANUARY 17 2017 -- The News Funnel, the largest content platform in the real estate industry, announced today the acquisition of CRE // Tech. Launched in 2013 by Pierce Robert Neinken, CRE // Tech ( has become the leading global community focused on emerging and innovative technologies in the commercial real estate (CRE) space. CRE // Tech consistently produces sold-out events including the hugely popular Intersect Symposium in San Francisco and New York. The organization’s events bring together thousands of professionals and companies each year.

Neinken has spent the last decade working in the commercial real estate industry, most recently as a Director at CBRE and now at Airbnb as their Global Portfolio Manager. He started CRE // Tech in his nights and weekends with the hope of building a larger conversation about how emerging and innovative technologies are changing the commercial real estate business. Neinken will support the continued growth of CRE // Tech as a Strategic Advisor and Principal.

With aligned goals of bringing innovation to the real estate community, CRE // Tech provides tremendous synergy with The News Funnel and it’s sister site, Real Estate Tech News. Under The News Funnel’s leadership and increased investment, CRE // Tech will continue to expand their event platform, adding several new regional events, create more data-driven content and provide additional networking opportunities to bridge the real estate and tech communities like never before.

Michael Beckerman, Founder/CEO of News Funnel commented, “This is a milestone event in our site’s history. For me personally, I have long admired Pierce as a professional and visionary in the CRE tech space and the opportunity to now partner with him and his entire team is truly a fantastic opportunity to build the one content, networking and educational platform for the entire real estate tech ecosystem. Our goal is to create the single platform that connects the commercial real estate industry with the tech sector. Our team is thrilled to be working with Pierce and his organization and enormous volunteer infrastructure to build something meaningful and impactful for the industry at large.”



About CRE // Tech

CRE // Tech is the leading global commercial real estate tech community comprised of innovators and progressive thinkers. Owned by The News Funnel, CRE // Tech is a volunteer-driven group responsible for creating professionally produced learning experiences backed by industry leading firms.

CRE // Tech has attracted dozens of leading real estate companies as partners and event exhibitors, including DMG Information, CBRE, Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield, National Association of Realtors, ICSC, JLL, VTS, Xceligent, Reonomy, Apto and more.

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About The News Funnel

The News Funnel is the largest real estate news and Content Marketing platform in the industry. The free site features over 5,000 sources of content from trade publications, national and regional media, companies and bloggers. The personalized news platform provides subscribers with targeted content based on their industry segment, location and specialized interests.

Additionally, The News Funnel's team of expert real estate writers and social media experts  create and distribute content for hundreds of real estate companies via it’s Content Marketing Platform.

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