Leading real estate tech investment firm, Goldacre, has announced the names of the six start-ups selected for its inaugural RElab accelerator programme. Drawn from hundreds of applications from around the world, the diverse cohort is working on a range of issues relevant to real estate sector including smart cities, construction project management software, supply chain optimisation, automisation within the retail environment and customer analytics.
RElab is a 12-week mentor and pilot-led accelerator programme offering start-ups the opportunity to validate their products with industry leaders, as well as benefit from the free workspace, industry-led events and workshops, access to a deep network and secure investment. The programme is being run in collaboration with L Marks, a corporate innovation specialist and early-stage investor. Industry partners include Capreon, JCA, Knight Frank, Lee Baron, LiFE Ventures, Lockton, Stuart and Savills.
Following startups have been selected for Goldacre’s RElab accelerator programme 2018-19.
Limitless Insights: North of Ireland company that provides a location intelligence platform combining customer and business insights to deliver location-based offers, live in the physical store. Limitless also delivers personalised relevant offers through its recommendation engine, providing real-time Google & Amazon analytics for physical spaces.
ShapeDo: Israeli-based firm that provides design change management software for construction projects. ShapeDo allows teams to review changes in real-time and leverages controls and communications to eliminate unmanaged change, increase profits and avoid disputes.
Spaceti: Czech-founded PropTech firm that provides an end-to-end solution to enhance the satisfaction, productivity and well-being of people in buildings. Using sensors, data analytics and mobile user interfaces, Spaceti delivers solutions to improve the bottom line for organisations.
SwiftGo: based in the US, SwiftGo has developed a platform that allows brick-and-mortar retail stores to eliminate check-out lines and provides its customers with a swift and personalised in-store shopping experience, whilst simultaneously addressing shrinkage. This, in turn, enables retailers to understand their customers’ individual shopping habits in real time.
Aitonomi-TeleRetail: co-located between Switzerland, Germany and the US, Aitonomi-TeleRetail’s award-winning AutoPilot Software ‘Aito’ autonomously drives vehicles of almost any size, offering numerous applications in logistics and industrial contexts.
WiTraC: founded in Spain, WiTrac has created a complete Track & Trace solution for Industry 4.0 supply chains, harnessing the power of the Internet of Things (IoT trackers and sensors) and Smart Platforms (AI, ML and Blockchain Technologies).
Fionnuala Hogan, Managing Director, Goldacre, and Head of RElab, said: ‘We are proud and excited to announce such a talented cohort for our inaugural lab. We and our partners cannot wait to start working with each of them, as they focus on key issues for innovation in the real estate world. In addition, we look forward to creating an ecosystem of innovation conversations including the start-ups and RElab’s industry partners.’
David Bloom, Partner, Goldacre, added: ‘This impressive cohort demonstrates just how innovative the real estate sector has become. All six companies have the potential to enhance the future real estate space and by putting their products and prototypes to the test, this ambitious group of founders has a real opportunity to prove the value of their ideas.’