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Spark Notes – September 28, 2023


Financial technology, or FinTech, brings real estate transacting to new heights. Automating workflows and data consolidation enable company leaders to access data-driven analysis for efficient and informed decision making. In our latest blog post, we highlight Dealpath CEO and Co-Founder Mike Sroka’s entrepreneurial path for identifying and solving persistent challenges in real estate transactions.
Read our founder profile on Dealpath’s Mike Sroka and the Next Generation of Real Estate Investment Performance

What’s new with our startups

EliseAI Named a Grand Prize Winner at CREtech’s 2023 Real Estate Tech Awards
Congratulations to our portfolio company for winning the top prize in the mid market growth category!

New partnerships or follow-ons with our existing portfolio

qbiq Secures $10M in Seed Funding to Accelerate Real Estate Deals with Generative AI Space Planning and Visualization Platform
Funding from strategic investors, including JLL Spark, will support the company’s rapid growth and marketing presence in the U.S.

Insights in the media from JLL

Dynamic Conversations Propel the Future of Work and Real Estate at Envision Forum in Cape Town
Andre Bothma, JLL Spark Growth Principal, is quoted in the article on the value of PropTech, bringing data-driven insights to our interaction with spaces.
Climate Week NYC This Year Was More About Action Than Talk
JLL research and sustainability efforts are referenced in the article.

Connect with our team at the following events
October 4-6, 2023 | Munich, Germany
Arnaud Bouzinac is attending.
October 18-20, 2023 | Seattle, Washington USA
Ajey Kaushal is moderating the panel “AI Applications in the Built Environment.”
CREtech Climate Global Leadership Summit
October 23-25, 2023 | Stockholm, Sweden
Raj Singh is attending.
Impact 2023 by InnoLead
October 25-27, 2023 | Cambridge, Massachusetts USA
Danny Klein is speaking on “The Motivations Behind Corporate Venturing.”

Learn more about the current landscape of PropTech investing

AI Investors: Act Fast, Act Wisely | September 18, 2023
NYC’s Big Building-Decarbonization Law Faces Its First Major Test | September 20, 2023
Real Estate Leaders Criticise Government Rollback of Net-Zero Policies | September 21, 2023
Unleashing AI’s Power to Revolutionalize Commercial Leasing | September 22, 2023
You Can Now Talk With ChatGPT and It Sounds Like a Human (Pretty Much) | September 25, 2023
Architects Are Using Tech to Make Buildings More Sustainable | September 26, 2023
How Colorado’s New Emissions Law Stacks Up to NYC’s Local Law 97 | September 27, 2023
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