The Lastest From The Geek Estate Blog
Retsly (Zillow Group) is putting on a hackathon – called zip.code – in early November (6-8) in San Francisco. Tickets and more info: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/410617812464632/ Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/zipcode-real-estate-tech-hackathon-registration-18726321933 Anyone going?
Giveback Homes launched their Social Responsibility Program for Brokerages today. (see here for press release). The new membership package offers brokerages interested in giving back to their communities a chance to join as leaders in corporate social responsibility. The packages also give brokerages the opportunity to boost company culture and help deepen relationships with clients who may want to learn more about the important work being done by Giveback Homes. You already know I’m just a bit of a social good advocate, and I’m a fan … Read More »
[Update: This event has been postponed] There are a few real estate folks meeting up tomorrow for a “tweet-up” aka get together (side note, every time I write/hear that word I think of Dale). If you want to join (I know it’s super last minute), details are as follows: Where Number 6 Cider 945 Elliott Ave W Ste 201 Seattle, WA 98119 More info: http://www.yelp.com/biz/number-6-cider-seattle When Tomorrow, October 7th 6-8PM Hope to see a few of you tomorrow.
If you’re a start-up founder, you should read the latest post from Chamath Palihapitiya (founder at Social Capital Partnership) — Bros Funding Bros: What’s Wrong with Venture Capital. An excerpt: The VC world is cloistered and often afraid of change—the type of change that would serve the world better. An industry that wields the power to change lives is failing to do just that. Ultimately, fund investors will wake up to this bleak reality. We must change before this happens. Read Now
Another bit of news today worth noting, my friends over at 1000Watt have joined forced with another friend Audie from Lion & Orb. The deal means 1000Watt will work closer to help their clients gain access to a trusted PR agency in the industry. Congrats to the great people involved who now get to work closer with other great people.