Startup Candidate: RoadBotics

Startup Candidate: RoadBotics

Description RoadBotics automates road inspection. That allows governments and contractors to be more efficient in their budgeting and maintenance operations.   Theme Transportation / Mobility, Smart Governance Location Pittsburgh, PA Customers B2B, B2G   Impact & Market Roads are one…

Startup Candidate: HAAS Alert

Startup Candidate: HAAS Alert

Description HAAS delivers an in-road broadcasting service to keep personnel safe in the field. They broadcast incident locations to drivers, navigation systems, and other vehicles.   Theme Transportation / Mobility, Smart Governance Location Chicago Customers B2B, B2G, B2C   Impact…

Startup Candidate: Smarter Sorting

Startup Candidate: Smarter Sorting

From Smarter Sorting Patent-pending tech that turns chemical waste into salable products. STATUS QUO Over 700K tons collected each year U.S./Canada. More than 70% is incinerated. The critical problem is sorting. It’s done by hand. No computers. No automation. Mixed…

Startup Candidate: Real Atom

Get CRE Loans on your terms. From RealAtom Problem Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Lending is broken. Securing commercial real estate debt is often a clumsy, opaque process fraught with inefficiencies. It’s a fragmented market with over 5,000 lenders, which makes…

Startup Candidate: Resurgent Energy

FROM RESURGENT ENERGY Resurgent Energy helps Small Commercial customers reduce energy costs and overcome historical challenges in accessing the benefits of solar energy.   The Opportunity Seven commercial markets including restaurants, grocery and specialty retail make up 44% of U.S….

Startup Candidate: Comodule

Startup Candidate: Comodule

From Comodule Enabling IOT for the fast-growing bicycle and scooter market. The Opportunity Bicycle production continues to outpace cars globally. Cities are pushing for bike lanes, bike sharing and all other emissionless light vehicle initiatives. This creates opportunity for two-wheeler…

Welcome MeWe

Welcome MeWe

Manik Suri has an unnatural fascination with regulations and enforcement. When we first met Manik, he had helped to co-found the Govlab and was thinking deeply about better ways to help local governments use technology to help with enforcement challenges…

Startup Candidate: Rentlogic

Startup Candidate: Rentlogic

The smarter way to rent. Problem Landlords do their due diligence on tenants. Shouldn’t tenants be able to do the same? Tenants have no access to reliable information about their prospective apartment building, landlord or property manager. When serious problems…

Welcome LiveStories

Welcome LiveStories

We’re excited to officially welcome LiveStories to the Urban.Us family. Former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg famously coined the adage “In God we trust. Everyone else, bring data.” This is entirely appropriate since the company that bears his name provides data…

Startup Candidate : Bulletin

Startup Candidate : Bulletin

FROM BULLETIN   AirBnB for Retail. We turn vacant retail space into shared storefronts for small merchants. Problem Small Merchants cannot afford retail space: + 10 million small merchants want access to retail space + Cant afford high rental costs…