A collection of articles from around the web curated by the Nine Four Ventures team

Blippar is using AR to help customers find their way indoors

‘Blippar, the augmented reality startup that launched back in 2011, is today announcing the launch of a new product that would let retailers, airports, commercial real estate owners, etc. place augmented reality content across their space.’

Electric Car Sharing Partnership Is Another Example of Buildings Offering Renters More Than Just Space

‘Now buildings, particularly apartment complexes since they are such an intimate part of their tenants’ lives, look to offer more than just a place to stay. Now they want to offer an experience.’

The Rise And Rise Of Real Estate’s New Buzzwords

‘The language of real estate is ever changing, and particularly in the digital age, new words and phrases are constantly making their way into the lexicon.’

A Decade and 5 Real Estate Technologies Later

‘Erixon views “technology as a source of potential solution for many of the vexing problems that we have been working on solving for the last many decades.” To that, Erixon identifies that the political and social implications for implementing these technologies are holding us back.’

Lowe’s Ventures backs Moved, a startup that makes moving less stressful

‘Moved is announcing that it’s raised $3.2 million in seed funding from Lowe’s Ventures (the early-stage investment arm of the home improvement giant), FJ Labs, AngelPad, Real Estate Technology Ventures and others.’

Smart Lighting: Is it Worth it?

‘…in order to provide a resident with the optimal smart home experience (and hopefully lead to increased rent and/or increased occupancy), smart lighting needs to be complimented with smart locks and thermostats, all from one central hub with one central app for ease of use.’