Smart Buildings

Matterport Stock – Digital Twins for Global Real Estate

Simulating reality is an increasingly common occurrence in today’s tech startups, whether that’s modeling the behavior of cancer cells or creating a digital twin of a factory floor. While tools like Google Maps now help us navigate the real world using a virtual representation, the functionality stops outside the doorsteps of the more than 4 […]

Procore – A Pure-Play Construction Tech Stock

If we had to guess the largest industry that was the furthest behind in technological advancement, we might say shipping. That’s because it’s an extremely fragmented operation, spanning 3,700 major ports and terminals worldwide. It’s also where startups like Flexport see a huge blue-ocean total addressable market (TAM) as they rush to capture as much […]

Investing in Smart Glass and Windows with View Stock

They say you shouldn’t run a business unless you can describe what it is to a small child during an elevator ride. Here at Nanalyze, we find smart people who spent too much money on their educations and pay them peanuts to tell stories about exciting technology companies. Many of the people who read these […]

7 Smart City Urban Planning Ideas Using IoT

One of the things that you learn after being a digital nomad for a while is that some cities are much better designed than others. There is a certain aesthetic quality to a well-laid out urban center like New York City compared to, say, Boston, which one article on the topic of city grids said […]

Investing in Smart Water Technology with Xylem

We recently marveled at the rapid growth of an Internet of Things (IoT) startup called Samsara that went from $0 to $6.3 billion in valuation in just four years, quickly dominating sectors like fleet management and industrial automation. Of course, we live in a fantasy startup world where herds of billion-dollar unicorns roam wild, consuming […]

10 Smart Building Technologies for Facilities Automation

A lot of our articles on green technology focus on innovations that wean us away from the burning of fossil fuels, whether it’s improving solar fuel efficiency or designing advanced nuclear power plants. But another strategy to lighten the load on mother Earth rather than start packing for Mars is to be more efficient in […]