Somerville, Massachusetts—September 16, 2019— CrowdComfort today announced it has received an investment from Ideaship, a patent leveraged  venture capital firm that provides patent development support for early stage startups. The investment will assist CrowdComfort’s efforts to develop their intelligent building monitoring technologies.

“CrowdComfort’s technology is poised to change the way that building owners, operators, and occupants contribute synchronously to their building’s maintenance. We look forward to seeing the industry shift for which CrowdComfort is positioned to serve as a catalyst,” said Michael Lubitz, Global Technology Transfer Group Founder and Managing Director.

“CrowdComfort’s technology brings a more intelligent method of building maintenance to real estate, a critical component of all societal facets,”said Kazutoshi Yasunaga, IP Specialist for Ideaship and Director for Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America.

“We at CrowdComfort are excited to be partnering with Ideaship. Their patent expertise is second bar none, as is their ability to execute on their services. The team members serve as unique & refreshing guides to my entrepreneurial journey. True givers!” remarked Eric Graham, co-founder and CEO of CrowdComfort.

About CrowdComfort

CrowdComfort offers building owners, operators, and occupants a new and powerful way to share information about comfort, maintenance, and safety issues with an easy to use smart device application. Their platform converts this crowd-sourced feedback into time stamped, geo-located heatmaps with actionable reports through a custom portal allowing building owners or facility managers to respond more rapidly and cost effectively to occupant concerns. For more information, please visit

About Ideaship

Ideaship is equity based patent development capital. Ideaship is a patent leveraged venture capital firm, comprised of world-renowned experts at understanding, articulating, and activating patent value. Ideaship provides patent development capital for early stage ventures.

Ideaship is a collaboration between Global Technology Transfer Group (GTT Group)  and Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America. Ideaship combines the wisdom and experience of GTT Group’s patent analysis, valuation, and monetization practices with Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America’s leading patent department to achieve enterprise value premiums.

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