Our story is pretty simple
After my last move, I knew there had to be a better way to manage the process. It was insane — the amount of time I spent contacting the utility companies, updating my contacts, and so on. I looked for a solution online, and when I saw that none existed, I knew there was a huge opportunity to build it from the ground up.
After my last horrible move, I knew there had to be a better way to manage the moving process. I looked for a solution online and when I saw none existed, I knew there was a huge opportunity.
Founder & CEO
What we've built
What we've been up to
Updater is Founded
After being frustrated with his own move, David hired one developer and built Updater.
Chosen for NAR REach™
Updater was selected as a charter member of the National Association of REALTORS® tech accelerator, REach™. Translation: we learned from the best in the real estate industry and perfected our product for real estate agents, teams and brokerages.
20+ property managers roll out Updater to 700+ communities
In just three short months after meeting us at NMHC OpTech, over 20 property managers decided to offer Updater to residents in over 700 apartment communities. Moving in just got a whole lot easier.
Updater chosen to ring NASDAQ Closing Bell
Updater is selected as one of a handful of tech companies to ring the NASDAQ closing bell in honor of NY TechDay.
Updater wins Launch Pad Competition
Updater is presented the Apartment Technology Innovator of the Year Award by the National Multifamily Housing Council.
Updater wins Best Technology at AMSA
For the second time in three years, Updater was awarded "Best Booth Technology" at the American Moving & Storage Association's Annual Conference & Expo.
Updater Wins Back-to-Back American Business Awards
The American Business Awards validated what we've thought all along: that we're the "Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year." Two years in a row: '16 and '15.
Updater Raises Additional Capital
To accelerate growth and expansion, Updater raised additional capital, bringing the total funds raised to $50M.
Updater Gets a New Logo
The Updater logo gets a complete refresh, highlighting our commitment to streamlining the entire moving process from point A to point B.
Updater Named #3 – Crain's Best Places to Work in NYC
And the winner is... Updater was named the #1 technology company and #3 company overall on the Crain's Best Places to Work in NYC 2016 list. Join us!
Updater Moves to a Brand-New HQ!
We moved! Updater has a new home in New York City’s picturesque Union Square. See photos of our penthouse office and learn how we incorporated our core values into the new space.
Updater & Move For Hunger Partner to Fight Hunger
Updater collected 1,000 pounds of food and raised thousands of dollars to fight hunger nationwide with Move For Hunger, the industry's official nonprofit. We even got down and dirty and pulled a tractor trailor with our bare hands – check it out.
Updater Achieves 10% Market Share of All Moves in America
The Updater team reached a major milestone – 10% market share – and celebrated with a... surprise marching band!
Updater Hits 50 Employees!
Updater doubles in size! We're so proud to have reached 50 employees. It’s been a whirlwind and we’re only getting started – you can learn more about our incredible team here.
Updater acquires leading moving software companies, IGC Software & Asset Controls Inc. (ACI) to provide users with the industry's first & only fully digital moving experience. The two will operate as MoveHQ, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Updater.
Updater Featured in the Wall Street Journal
Moving into a new apartment? There's an app for that! See how the Wall Street Journal featured Updater as the best app to help you move.
Updater Named One of Crain's 2018 Best Places to Work in NYC
Updater was named a Top 100 Crain’s “Best Place to Work” in New York City, for the second time!