Check out the 25 pitch decks some of the hottest real estate tech startups have used to raise millions from top VCs like SoftBank and a16z


Cove.tool co-founders (left to right) Daniel Chopson, Sandeep Ahuja, and Patrick Chopson have built a platform that drastically reduces the time it takes to analyze a building’s energy efficiency. They raised $5.7 million.Cove.tool

  • Proptech ventures were already hot, but the pandemic has attracted more VCs to invest than ever before.

  • Real estate and construction technology tools have become essential for many businesses once they move away.

  • These pitch decks reveal how 25 different startups pitched their visions and products to investors.

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The real estate and construction sectors are undergoing a major technological transformation, as startups touting everything from online home buying to interactive office management software attract millions of dollars in venture capital funding .

While the real estate technology space, known as proptech, has grown in size and dollars raised year over year, it exploded during the pandemic. Laggards who had not yet adopted digital workflows were forced to do so, and venture capitalists paid money in companies offering exciting new products in residential real estate, commercial real estate, construction technology, short-term rentals and hospitality.

Insider has collected 25 pitches that the most successful companies have used to raise funds from venture capital and private equity firms.

Check out the full collection below. And bookmark this page, as we’ll continue to update it with new pitch decks.

Residential real estate

Image of the founder of Doorvest Co

Andrew Luong (left) and Justin Kasad, who raised $39 million in Series A for their single-family rental startup Doorvest.door vest

Residential real estate, more than any other segment of the market, has been on fire during the pandemic, with house prices and rents soaring in almost every corner of the country. Risky investment in the technology that powers the industry – and helps bring it online and streamline once cumbersome processes – has followed. startups that help investors buy and manage homes remotelytools for residential brokers and rental agentsand digital fence companies who digitize paper-heavy real estate transactions have all raised impressive sums.

Commercial real estate

Nick Gayeski, co-founder and CEO of Clockwork Analytics

Nick Gayeski, co-founder and CEO of Clockwork Analytics, which raised $8 million for its platform that monitors building ventilation.Mechanical analysis

Even though COVID-19 has left many offices partially filled and retail stores vacant for months, startups that help businesses protect their spaces from viruses — by, say, follow social distancing or building ventilation monitoring — has become extremely important. Companies that have promised to reduce friction (and cost) in day-to-day operations by digitizing them have also attracted venture capital investment.

construction technique

Mosaic Co-Founder and CEO, Salman Ahmad

Mosaic co-founder and CEO Salman Ahmad is working on ways to build homes faster and cheaper. He raised $14 million last year.Mosaic

The pandemic has spurred interest from traditional construction companies in the high-tech side of the sector. Startups that make digital tools to manage construction sites remotely have suddenly become indispensable, while current housing shortage drew more attention to companies developing ways to build faster and cheaper.

Short term rental and hospitality

Roman Pedan, founder and CEO of Kasa

Founder and CEO Roman Pedan has raised $30 million for his short-term rental startup Kasa.Kasa

At the start of the pandemic, hotel businesses stagnated as travel came to a halt across the world. Once things reopened, short-term rental companies with rural locations or a small-town presence began to see bookings — and financing — pour in. Airbnb-rivaling tech companies that enable flexible tourism, digital nomadism and remote working have benefited from the resulting travel boom.

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