Amazon's beehive. Construction vs. real estate. Drones to watch.
Fire and fury
Given all that is happening with North Korea and the USA, it’s scary when you realize this might be the truth.
Now some data.
Last week, Amazon was granted a patent for ground-based mobile drone fulfillment and maintenance carriers. We highlight several notable Amazon warehousing and logistics patents, from a beehive-like warehouse to an underwater storage facility.
Speaking of nukes
Russia and the US with a massive lead on everyone else.
Build or buy?
We used smart money VC data to examine how construction tech and real estate tech stack up when it comes to startup investment activity. Last year was a record year for real estate tech, with over $2.6B in funding, while 2015 and 2016 saw consecutive highs for construction tech dollars and deals.
A podiatrist in Hawaii sounds cool
Should have studied to become an anesthesiologist.
Drones on the rise
Drone startups account for a large slice of funding to the broader robotics and IoT landscape, with significant investment and press coverage in recent years. We used the CB Insights platform to round up 15 early-stage drone startups to watch.
The Industry Standard
CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits.