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Meet the Founder: Kristyn Roth from KoaWare

by Drew Meyers on 12:02 pm January 9, 2017

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In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Kristyn Roth from KoaWare, a property website builder for agents/brokers based in Orange County. We first spoke early last year and met her in San Francisco at Inman. What do you do? I’m Co-Founder and CMO at KoaWare, an easy-to-use, customizable website builder for real estate professionals. Our proprietary software aims to streamline content in a beautiful, modern way, while still offering robust functionality within our real estate marketing tool set. We offer a Property Website creation … Read More »

Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: Matt Murphy from Chime

by Drew Meyers on 9:00 am December 14, 2016

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In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Matt Murphy from Chime, a CRM product that’s part of Appsurdity family, and based in Palo Alto. I found the product as part of my CRM evaluation process for 360modern. What do you do? I’m the CMO and oversee all things focused on acquiring customers and keeping them happy at Chime. Our product helps find high quality leads for real estate agents and mortgage companies and then we give them the tools to convert those leads into … Read More »

Meet the Founders: Sarang Ratanjee and Matt Schneider from Boulevard

by Drew Meyers on 9:00 am December 5, 2016

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In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Sarang Ratanjee and Matt Schneider from Boulevard, a company based in the Bay area. What do you do? Sarang: I’m a co-founder of Boulevard, where my primary focus is leading our business and marketing efforts along with our Android mobile application development. We’re a mobile-first company, focused on enabling every realtor to have a simple & intelligent assistant by their side via our mobile app. Matt: I’m the other co-founder at Boulevard. Boulevard is a simple … Read More »

Meet the Founder: Matt Holmes from CoBuy

by Drew Meyers on 1:22 pm December 2, 2016

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In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Matt Holmes from CoBuy, a company based in Seattle that helps groups of people jointly purchase homes (I first came across them via GeekWire). What do you do? I am a co-founder at CoBuy, a company we founded to help small groups of people jointly purchase homes.  The premise isn’t new – people have been pooling resources to deal with constraints for thousands of years – but our approach is new.  We have distilled the rather complex … Read More »

Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: David Herrmann from Sun Number

by Drew Meyers on 9:59 am November 4, 2016

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In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to David Hermann from Sun Number (which I recently covered), a company that analyzes solar potential for homes around the country, based in Denver. What do you do? We have developed an automated process that accurately and efficiently analyzes rooftop solar potential. Our analysis is available to consumers via Sun Number Scores, an easy to understand score between 1 and 100, with 100 being the perfect roof for solar. Why do you do what you do? … Read More »

Meet the Real Estate Entrepreneur — Mark Bloomfield from Homeasap

by Drew Meyers on 9:00 am October 21, 2016

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In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Mark Bloomfield from Homeasap, a provider of online marketing solutions for real estate professionals, in Jacksonville. What do you do? In addition to my duties as the founder and CEO of the Homeasap, I have the most fun at being the chief strategist and product visionary for our company.  Our goal is clear. We are committed to aligning ourselves squarely with real estate agents and brokers (our customers) and to empower them with cutting-edge, state-of … Read More »

Real Estate Tech Interview with Max Nussenbaum from Castle

by Drew Meyers on 4:27 pm May 24, 2016

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In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Max Nussenbaum from Castle, a flat-fee property management startup out of Detroit. What do you do? Castle manages rental property for landlords using automation and on-demand labor, providing a property management experience that’s more affordable, more efficient, and vastly more pleasant for owners and tenants. I’m one of three cofounders, and the CEO. About 30% of my time is spent on “CEO stuff”—recruiting, building the culture, fundraising, and legal nonsense. The rest of my time, I’m laser-focused on … Read More »

Real Estate Tech Interview with Ameeta Jain from HomeSelfe

by Drew Meyers on 9:07 am May 11, 2016

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In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Ameeta Jain, founder of HomeSelfe. The home is the most valuable investment/asset that most people have, and I always like learning more about startups working to help home owners save money while simultaneously decreasing the environmental impact they’re having. 1. What do you do? I am the Co-Founder and Spokesperson for HomeSelfe. HomeSelfe is the leading DIY home energy saving app, helping homeowners reduce their utility bills, energy consumption and environmental impact.  It’s a fun, easy and free app that … Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Explaining Facebook in 2004

by Drew Meyers on 7:25 am April 4, 2016

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Mark Zuckerberg being interviewed in 2004… Yes, I’d say Facebook turned out quite a bit bigger than originally imagined.

Real Estate Tech Interview with Susannah Vila from Flip

by Drew Meyers on 11:22 am March 29, 2016

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In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Susannah Vila, Founder of Flip. A few months ago, I came across Flip and took note given the growing trend for mobile lifestyles and living arrangements (& our own focus on that trend). This means people increasingly don’t want to be weighed down with year leases. This morning, I finally had the chance to speak with Susannah to learn a bit more about their model, focus, and traction. I knew the renter side of the equation was a clear … Read More »

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