NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fast Company today announced its annual ranking of the world’s Most Innovative Companies (MIC) for 2018. The list recognizes Cadre, a technology-enabled real estate investment platform providing access and insight into institutionally sourced alternative assets, as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Finance.
“We’re thrilled to be recognized by Fast Company for the work we’re doing to transform how people think about alternative asset investing,” said Ryan Williams, CEO and co-founder of Cadre. “We are dedicated to continuing to drive innovation and increase access to better investing opportunities for a wide group of people.”
The news comes on the heels of sustained momentum for Cadre: The company recently announced the close of a $250M deal with Goldman Sachs’ private wealth clients, plus over $130M in funding to date from investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, and General Catalyst.
Most Innovative Companies is one of Fast Company’s most highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year. It provides both a snapshot and a road map for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors of the economy. “This year’s MIC list is an inspiring and insightful window into how many companies have embraced innovation and are working to make meaningful change,” said Fast Company deputy editor David Lidsky, who oversaw the issue with senior editor Amy Farley.
Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies issue (March-April 2018) is now available online at www.fastcompany.com/MIC, as well as in app form via iTunes and on newsstands beginning February 27.
Cadre is a technology-enabled real estate investment platform that provides qualified individuals and institutions access to fully vetted commercial real estate opportunities. Cadre enables investors to gain exposure to the asset class in a fee-efficient, transparent manner. Cadre has closed on roughly $1 billion in total transaction value to date, and more than $130MM in corporate funding from backers including Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, Ford Foundation, Thrive Capital, and General Catalyst. For more information, please visit Cadre.com.
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