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Meet the RE Entrepreneurs: Ben Rubenstein and Michael Lam from Opcity

by Drew Meyers on 9:30 am May 23, 2017

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the co-founders of Opcity, Ben Rubenstein and Michael Lam. They are based in Austin and recently raised $27 million in funding. Without further ado… What do you do? Ben: I am the CEO of Opcity. My function is to set the company vision, culture and drive us forward. I spend a lot of my time strategizing and preparing for the future, interviewing and hiring top talent, and ensuing that we execute on our plan. … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Brian Balduf from VHT Studios

by Drew Meyers on 9:30 am May 18, 2017

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the co-founder and CEO from VHT Studios, Brian Bulduf. Without further ado… What do you do? VHT Studios is the nation’s largest real estate photography and visual marketing company. I am the CEO and Co-Founder of VHT Studios and we launched the company in 1998. VHT Studios has become the nation’s premier full-service real estate photography, visual marketing services and image management company. We have served more than 200,000 real estate professionals in all major markets. What problem does … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Erik Johnson from HomeHawk

by Drew Meyers on 9:30 am May 16, 2017

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Erik Johnson from HomeHawk. Without further ado… What do you do? I’m the Founder and CEO of HomeHawk. HomeHawk is a real estate chatbot in Messenger. Facebook opened the Messenger App to developers a little over a year ago. Since that time thousands of chatbots have been developed. I set the vision for the development and UI/UX making the chatbot experience smooth and as conversational as it can be. What problem does your product/service … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Gary Beasley from Roofstock

by Drew Meyers on 9:45 am May 11, 2017

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Gary Beasley from Roofstock. Gary has experience few in the industry can compete with, going back to 2001 with Zip Realty. I had the chance to hop on the phone with him a couple weeks ago, and speak about their business and product. I’m always a fan of models that enable consumers to do new things — he mentioned 70% of homes are owned by someone within an hour of the house (I had never heard … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Tyler Gordon from Agent Inbox

by Drew Meyers on 9:30 am May 8, 2017

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Tyler Gordon from Agent Inbox. I met Tyler at Inman in New York and had a chance to talk through his product/business — I’m bullish on the prospect of a communication platform for agents (and related service providers such as stagers, loan officers, etc). Without further ado… What do you do? I am the co-founder and CEO of Agent Inbox. I work with a team of high-performing, user-obsessed individuals who love building products for the … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Adam Doron from Unpakt

by Drew Meyers on 10:00 am May 5, 2017

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Adam Doron from Unpakt. Without further ado… What do you do? Serving as the CEO of Unpakt, my job is to keep our company MOVING forward. What problem does your product/service solve? Unpakt is a full service, online moving resource to conveniently compare prices, select a verified mover, and effortlessly book a move. It bridges the age old gap between the moving customer and the moving company. With a long history of negative experiences and … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Renwick Congdon from Imprev

by Drew Meyers on 3:00 pm April 30, 2017

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Renwick Congdon from Imprev. I’ve known Renwick for what seems like ages, though given we are both Seattle-based and work in real estate technology, it surprising took us awhile to finally meet / connect for lunch on the Eastside a few years ago. He’s certainly one of the class acts of this industry, and has guided Imprev to a market leader in marketing automation for brokerages. Without further ado… What do you do? I set the vision … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Sasha Hryciuk from Loft47

by Drew Meyers on 9:32 am April 13, 2017

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Sasha Hryciuk from Loft47. Without further ado… What do you do? I’m the founder and CEO at Loft47. I lead a team that improves the back office for Real Estate brokerages. Our web based service enhances realtime operations and allows brokers and administrators to make better decisions. What problem does your product/service solve? There are a lot of people involved in a real estate transaction — buyers, sellers, agents, legal and escrow companies, loan … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Jack FitzGerald from Disrupt Property

by Drew Meyers on 9:06 am April 10, 2017

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Jack FitzGerald from Disrupt Property. Without further ado… What do you do? Disrupt Property is a global database of real estate tech start-ups organised according to asset class (residential, office and retail) and category. Start-ups are crowdsourced, then curated by a team in the real estate development industry. The site also includes research reports, resources and interviews with industry pioneers. What problem does your product/service solve? As developers, we are constantly thinking about the … Read More »

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Alex Lubinsky from Rentberry

by Drew Meyers on 4:40 pm April 4, 2017

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Alex Lubinsky from Rentberry. Rentberry is a competitive bidding platform for rentals, and were featured in the Wall Street Journal this weekend. Without further ado… What do you do? Rentberry is a platform designed to streamline rental application process for everyone involved and bring transparency to the industry as a whole. We achieve the following goals by offering online solutions to rental tasks, letting tenants see the demand for properties they like and make educated … Read More »

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