We empower entrepreneurs who are rethinking real estate

Empowering entrepreneurs who are rethinking real estate

We partner with companies that are developing technology to reimagine how buildings are designed, built, and managed.




Who We Are

Alate Partners is the result of a partnership built between Dream, one of Canada’s largest real estate companies, and Relay Ventures, an established early stage venture capital fund.


$600 million

in assets under management across four funds

20 years

investing in early-stage technology

3 offices

in Toronto, San Francisco, and Menlo Park


$14+ billion

in assets under management in North America and Europe

40+ million square feet

of office, industrial, and retail properties managed by the Dream group of companies

$26 billion

of real estate and renewable power transactions




Value that goes beyond capital

Alate Partners brings a deep understanding of the real estate industry and how to grow early stage technology companies. Beyond offering capital, we have the network to give companies an introduction to the market—enabling innovators to land defining customers and invaluable test cases. In an industry that’s slow to adopt technology, we strive to offer our partner companies a distinct competitive advantage.

Meet the team