Consumer Markets

Our commitment to innovation is broad in scope and includes:

Building a labs team

in a startup environment to focus on disruptive products and services

Sponsoring accelerators

including MassChallenge, Techstars, MIT100K, and Dat Ventures

Partnering with universities

including MIT AgeLab, to fund research and participate in relevant discoveries

Engaging with startups

across the globe and within our Boston incubator

Current research and development areas of focus include:

Next Generation

products that help consumers improve their driving experience and safety as car technology evolves


products that enable real-time connectivity in the areas of security, efficiency, safety, and convenience


as underutilized assets and time are shared for compensation, consumers need new products, services, and protections

  • Solaria houses the personal insurance innovation labs and incubator at our WeWork space in Boston.


A house cleaning marketplace that allows customers to browse verified reviews, select a local professional, pay electronically and benefit from automatic group discounts.

August Home is the leading provider of smart locks and smarter home access products and services that make life more simple and secure.

An all-in-one home security system you control from your phone. It's built to learn and sends intelligent alerts with HD video and audio.

Nest Labs manufactures leading connected hardware, software, and services like the Nest Learning ThermostatTM, Nest ProtectTM smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, and Nest CamTM.

Openbay is an online service that allows customers to compare pricing and book car repairs at quality shops nearby.

Find and book a guaranteed parking space before you reach your destination.

Smart home security system with no contracts or required monthly fees; includes a 180 degree camera, motion/sound detection, a siren, 2-way audio.

Porch is a home services platform that informs and inspires homeowners while connecting them with professional contractors in their area.

Roost smart devices deliver the ultimate in home safety and consumer “peace of mind.” Wi-Fi enabled smartphone notifications, simple installation, and affordable price-points.

Updater simplifies the way Americans move. By fundamentally reimagining the relocation process, Updater makes moving easier and more efficient than ever before.

Vivint Smart Home is redefining the home experience through security and automation, energy management, high-speed internet, and more.

YourMechanic delivers mobile car repair at your home or office. Save, on average, 30% compared to shops and dealers with our top-rated mechanics.

Contact us to learn more:

I'm a startup looking to partner with Consumer Markets

Contact Michael Schneider

I’m interested in connecting with Solaria Labs

Contact Chris Moss