Tag Archives: MOTIVE
by Michael Price on 3:43 pm February 16, 2016
John Backes of Motive, a real estate technology accelerator recently announced that they will be putting their aggressive plans for 2016 on hold. Last June Motive took off like a rocket with 85 applications and 4 companies receiving funding. “Clearly, much has changed since last summer, and the markets are in a season of sharp correction and uncertainty. Our guess is the waters will be quite risky for the remainder of 2016.” When things turn around, I have no doubt that you will see Motive … Read More »
by Michael Price on 6:25 pm July 16, 2015
John Backes and Sean Caho believe that Dallas should be the epicenter of real estate technology. Together they have founded an accelerator to help early stage real estate technology companies get access to funding and resources. Since announcing on 6/23, The Motive accelerator has received 45 applications and raised $2 million in funding for the first class slated to take place soon. Companies accepted into the accelerator get an initial $40k investment with opportunities to access additional convertible note funding. Coming off the … Read More »
by Drew Meyers on 3:51 pm June 25, 2015
Beyond MetaProp NYC, there is another new accelerator launching in this fall in the real estate vertical — MOTIVE. It’s in Dallas and managed by Sean Caho and John Backes. They will select 10 companies, who will each receive $40,000 in funding. Early stage entrepreneurs: Apply here.