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Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Joshua Hunt from TRELORA

by Drew Meyers on 9:30 am March 15, 2017

In our latest real estate tech interview, we’re talking with Joshua Hunt from TRELORA. Based in Denver, “TRELORA is the word REALTOR® jumbled up for a reason”. Without further ado… What do you do? That’s a loaded question. Oftentimes, I feel like it’s a cycle of stumbling, falling and getting back up. I aim to be the leader that empowers our team to be extraordinary. But, if I really think about what I do best and what is best for TRELORA and the team, it is … Read More »

Meet the RE Founder: Jenelle Isaacson from Living Room Realty

by Drew Meyers on 12:00 pm March 9, 2017

In our latest real estate tech interview, we’re talking with Jenelle Isaacson from Living Room Realty. Based in Portland, Living Room Realty is a brokerage I came across several years ago for their emphasis on giving back. I saw Jenelle speak at Inman in San Francisco last summer, and her passion and energy are infectious — it’s no surprise the brokerage is doing well. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the owner and founder of Living Room Realty, we serve a membership of over 100 licensed Realtors, Property … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Grant Findlay-Shirras from Parkbench

by Drew Meyers on 6:17 pm March 5, 2017

In our latest real estate tech interview, we’re talking with Grant Findlay-Shirras from Parkbench. Based in Toronto, Parkbench is neighborhood news platform. I met Grant in New York and had a chance to talk through their product and business model a bit. Having worked at Zillow, launched local market explorer, built a “cliff notes version of TripAdvisor” product called welcome kits, and consulted for StreetAdvisor for a year — the hyper local space is one I know well, though I’ll save my own thoughts for a future post. Without further … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Bud Hovell from SyndaFeed

by Drew Meyers on 9:23 am February 28, 2017

In our latest real estate tech interview, we’re talking with Bud Hovell from SyndaFeed. I first spoke with Bud back in while Zillow was first setting up our feeds program for brokerages. I published this post in September of 2007, and SyndaFeed is one of the syndication companies listed — meaning they’ve been around for about a decade. Without further ado… What do you do? We provide dedicated syndication services tailored to brokers competing in higher-end real estate markets where on-line marketing precision and reliability matter most. This service … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Vinny LaBarbera from imFORZA

by Drew Meyers on 8:00 am February 23, 2017

In our latest real estate tech interview, we’re talking with Vinny LaBarbera from  imFORZA. Based in Los Angeles, imFORZA has been doing websites and internet marketing in the real estate industry for over a decade. If memory serves me correctly, I first spoke with him back in 2007 or 2008 when I was doing business development for Zillow. What do you do? I am the Founder / CEO of imFORZA. imFORZA is a full service Internet marketing agency that specializes in WordPress design and development coupled … Read More »

Meet The RE Tech Entrepreneur: Jay Maharaj from ClientLinkt

by Michael Price on 10:30 am February 21, 2017

Jay maharaj

In our latest real estate tech interview, we’re talking with the CEO of ClientLinkt, Jay Maharaj. What do You Do? I’m the co-founder and CEO at ClientLinkt. We build branded smartphone apps for real estate agents & offices to stay connected with clients and showcase their expertise – even after the sale. Agents create a curated list of recommended vendors & local businesses to share via the app – and can also send market updates and home maintenance tips via push notifications. Being a small company, my … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Rick Orr from RealSavvy

by Drew Meyers on 8:43 pm February 15, 2017

In our latest real estate tech interview, we’re talking with the CEO of RealSavvy, Rick Orr. Based in Austin, RealSavvy is a technology platform for brokerages (Redfin-in-a-box). What do you do? I’m the CEO / Co-founder of RealSavvy. We offer collaborative home search platform for real estate professionals in 21 US markets and growing rapidly. Why do you do what you do? For 18+ years there has been a certain duality to my professional life – tech startup entrepreneur by day, Realtor by nights and weekends to help … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur — Bobby Bryant from DOSS

by Drew Meyers on 6:00 am February 8, 2017

In our latest real estate tech interview, we’re talking with the CEO of DOSS, Bobby Bryant. Based in Houston, DOSS is working on a voice powered real estate search experience. I met him in New York a few weeks ago, and it’s clear his passion for his work is unwavering. 1) What do you do? I’m the CEO/Founder of DOSS. As of recent, I was for several years a Texas Real Estate Broker. I now oversee the direction and vision of DOSS. 2) Why do you do what … Read More »

An Interview with Riley CEO Daniel Ahmadizadeh

by Geordie Romer on 9:30 am February 2, 2017

Daniel Ahmadizadeh

Over the years, I have preached to those that listen that lead follow up and lead conversion are the keys to real estate success.  Last fall, I heard about a new company called Riley and was intrigued by their solution for instant response to real estate leads. Their CEO Daniel Ahmadizadeh was kind enough to answer some questions for Geek Estate readers. What is Riley? Riley provides lead qualification as a service. We are 100% human powered and engage leads within 2 minutes, 24/7 via text-message at a … Read More »

Entrepreneurs: How to be Featured on Geek Estate

by Drew Meyers on 4:22 pm January 27, 2017

Meet The RE Tech Entrepreneur

Geek Estate is a resource for the industry’s technologists and forward thinking real estate professionals. If you’re invloved in real estate and consider yourself a geek, you’re in the right spot. We’ve found over the years that one of the primary reasons people read GEB is to find out who the industry players are, their backgrounds and what they are working on. We’ve featured a number of entrepreneurs (see here for full archives), and plan to continue highlighting the people behind the great, innovative products and companies … Read More »

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