NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — RealConnex is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the 2017 REBNY Tech Hackathon, which brought together 200 of the brightest minds in the property and technology industries during NYC Real Estate Tech Week. Hosted in The Hub at Grand Central Tech, the event featured presentations on cutting-edge solutions to real-world challenges that real estate companies face today.
Fostering Solutions to Real-World Problems
Between listening to speakers from PropTech and real estate companies, teams of participants worked together on six challenges, AEC & Development, Brokerage, Cybersecurity, Geospatial Intelligence, Sustainable Maintenance and Operations and Open Hack. Six winning teams were awarded $2,500 in cash, prizes worth $20,000 and free office space for three months to refine their solutions to compete for an additional $15,000.
Presenters talked about innovations for everything from resident-to-building management reporting and improved metering to large-scale issues, such as energy efficiency. As a fellow real estate tech innovator, RealConnex is proud to promote events that enhance collaboration between the property and technology industries. The hackathon was a great networking opportunity for entrepreneurs, startups and tech companies to gather insight from real estate and technology industry panelists. Open discussions and forums allowed for the pinpointing of key issues faced in the industry today and RealConnex’s sponsorship is further proof of their commitment to a streamlined, tech-savvy real estate industry.
Riding the Shifting Industry Tide
“Sponsoring these events and promoting collaboration is our ultimate goal,” said RealConnex CEO Roy Abrams. “The power of technology and data to drive innovation cannot be ignored by the real estate community, and it’s incredibly rewarding to be part of events that create real solutions and true partnerships between these industries.”
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Sometimes referred to as LinkedIn meets match for professional real estate, the company was founded in 2013 by Roy Abrams, a 25-year veteran of the real estate and technology industries. To sign up and participate in the real estate industry’s most comprehensive networking and business development platform, click:
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