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Our Companies.

Startups in our portfolio tackle some of the toughest challenges that cities face today. They are creating disruptive and scalable solutions across sectors such as real estate and construction, infrastructure, mobility, food, water, energy and more.

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ENVAIRO

Envairo is a light-weight platform that quantifies space use to optimize workplaces.

PARK & DIAMOND

Next generation materials for safer, more portable bike helmets.

AVVIR

Avvir offers real-time insights and quality assurance for construction projects.

LUNEWAVE

Lunewave is developing a high performance and high value sensor system for fully autonomous vehicles.

CLEARROAD

Automation for mileage-based road pricing.

O2-O2

O2-O2 is working to enable those in polluted megacities to commute and exercise without fear of pollution.

RENTLOGIC

Letter-grade rating system to bring transparency to residential real estate.

SAPIENT INDUSTRIES

Applied machine learning to automate the energy management of buildings.

FARMSHELF

Farmshelf helps feed the world by building urban farms that enable anyone to grow great tasting nutritious food.

OPEN DATA NATION

Open Data Nation provides Predictive problem mitigation based on open city data.

CITIESENSE

Citiesense creates data-driven maps that layer information about permits, sales and property changes, guiding stakeholders to smarter development decisions.

WEARWORKS

WearWorks is a New York-based haptics design company using sensory feedback systems to communicate information entirely via touch.

SWIFTERA

Swiftera builds high-altitude imaging platforms to support citizens, businesses and municipalities in mobility, leisure and urban planning decisions.

CAMPSYTE

Campsyte enables citydwellers to easily find and book private outdoor event space.

CONTEXTERE

Contextere is an Industrial IoT software company enabling the connected workforce.

NUMINA

Numina collects real-time insights from streets for more responsive cities.

ROADBOTICS

RoadBotics monitors and manages roadways cost effectively and efficiently through an AI technology that identifies and rates a wide array of important roadway features and conditions.

GOOD GOODS

Good Goods is a collaborative retail model for shared urban spaces.

HOSTA

Hosta Labs is developing 3D models created from regular pictures for design and renovation.

BROOKLYNESS

Brooklyness has designed world’s most intelligent bike helmet, that makes riding a bike in the city safer.

INDUSTRIAL / ORGANIC

Industrial/Organic rapidly recovers water, energy and nutrients from food waste to produce high-value products such as organic fertilizers, animal feed and clean energy.

NELLO

Upgrade your existing intercom to enjoy keyless access and unattended services.

QUCIT

Qucit – for Quantified Cities – applies artificial intelligence to optimize the operation of cities.

REVMAX

Revmax develops fleet management and routing software for ride-hail vehicles.

SENCITY

Sencity is reimagining connected urban street furniture, starting with one of our most pressing concerns: waste.

BLUEPRINT

Blueprint accelerates the transformation of buildings into intelligent power nodes that can participate in a transactive marketplace.

SAMOCAT

The lightest and most compact public transportation sharing system.

MULTIMER

Location analytics + quantified self = a new kind of geo-intelligence.

STAE

Provides municipalities with tools that enable 21st compliance, taxation and procurement.

UPCYCLES

Upcycles develops unique human-electric cargo tricycles for moving goods around urban environments, up to and including the last mile.

UPSHIFT

Upshift makes getting a car in the city simple and delightful.

VERSATILE NATURES

VN’s patent-pending AI and IoT platform supports construction managers with real-time, actionable insights.

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LIKE NO OTHER.

We work with founders, investors and advisors who’ve built many of today’s most notable startups that are transforming cities - helping you meet the right people, communicate effectively with them, and make new collaborations happen.

We’re uniquely positioned to offer ‘sandboxes’ for startups working in areas like mobility, food and waste, the built environment, and utilities.

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