— Press Release
SmartPM Technologies Named a Top Fundable Company by Pepperdine University’s Graziadio Business School
SmartPM is the only construction technology company recognized
Atlanta, Georgia – October 21, 2021
ATLANTA, October 21, 2021 – SmartPM Technologies has been named a semifinalist on the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s fourth annual 2021 Most Fundable Companies® List. SmartPM competed against more than 3,300 early-stage U.S. companies to be named in the top 2% of applicants as one of 54 semifinalists listed. The Most Fundable Companies initiative assesses several company variables, including financial projections, market opportunity, intellectual property, competitive advantage and management-team expertise.
“We are honored to be a semifinalist, and the only construction technology company, on this prestigious list,” said Founder and CEO Michael Pink. “The success we have achieved in such a short time is due to the hard work and dedication of our entire team. We anticipate that our place among the innovative companies on this list will help us continue our upward trajectory.”
SmartPM Technologies serves businesses across the construction industry, including general contractors, owners, owners’ reps, developer-builders, government entities, and some of the world’s largest and most prominent insurance and consulting firms. Its unique product, SmartPM™, utilizes the most useful and important data set in construction — the project schedule — to analyze the most costly issues that affect project success. SmartPM employs a five-step approach to analyzing construction schedules from the initial baseline to the most recent update, providing critical information to support risk management and effective decision making.
About Most Fundable Companies
The Most Fundable Companies List is an annual program hosted by the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School aimed to promote startup business development by providing pathways for startup funding and inspiring entrepreneurial spirit across the nation. More than 3,300 companies across all 50 states applied for the 2021 program. The Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s Most Fundable Companies Showcase presented by the Singleton Foundation for Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship took place on October 14, 2021, virtually at Pepperdine University.
The Most Fundable Companies program was launched by the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School in 2018 as a free resource to help entrepreneurs assess their readiness for private investment. The initiative involves a multi-phase assessment that evaluates several company variables, including financial projections, market opportunity, intellectual property, and the strength of the management team, all of which are used to generate objective and customized feedback and scoring to improve readiness for funding. Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s Most Fundable Companies is powered by The Venture Alliance.
About SmartPM Technologies
SmartPM™ Technologies Inc., a leading project analytics company for the construction industry, was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Atlanta. The company introduced its SmartPM product in mid-2019 and is the only cloud-based, schedule analytics software solution designed specifically for the construction industry. Founded by industry analytics experts, the company introduced the first full-service project analytics system that extracts information from native schedule files and converts it into meaningful insights, which helps minimize risk of cost exposure related to delays and overruns. SmartPM was designed by construction professionals with one mission in mind: to provide stakeholders with the tools necessary to effectively control costs and schedules, and to keep projects off the path toward disputes. For more information, visit smartpmtech.com.