Smart Cities World – Economy and finance

UrbanFootprint, the US-based urban intelligence platform, has raised a $25m series B funding to accelerate the delivery of climate and community intelligence to the energy, government, finance and real-estate sectors.

 

UrbanFootprint’s data and software aims to help public and private sector organisations target where to invest resources to reduce climate vulnerability and increase the resilience of critical infrastructure and communities.

 

Breaking down data silos

 

The company compiles, maps, and analyses thousands of previously siloed data points covering climate, land use, economic, and social conditions and connects them to a proprietary canvas of 160 million land parcels that it claims covers “nearly every inch” of the US.

 

It provides sector-specific data products and mapping tools that can hone in on an area in the country and evaluate existing conditions across hundreds of community, social, and environmental metrics, measure and…

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