Tag Archives: real estate accelerator
by Drew Meyers on 5:47 pm August 12, 2016
Agents and brokers — and the broader industry — has a vested interest in ensuring cities grow and prosper. The Unreasonable Institute and Rockefeller Foundation’s are working together on the Future Cities Accelerator, offering 10 grants of $100,000. The goal is to help organizations serving poor or vulnerable populations in U.S. cities scale/grow. Entrepreneurs: what are you waiting for?
by Drew Meyers on 4:41 pm May 6, 2016
Note to all startup founders, MetaProp NYC is accepting applications for their 2016 accelerator. Flip, a company profiled here already, is the anchor member of the 2016 cohort. Apply now (closes July 31st): http://www.metaprop.org/apply/
by Drew Meyers on 8:57 am April 24, 2016
PiLabs, an accelerator in London, recently announced it’s 3rd cohort of startups: Candarin Home: A platform for Chinese and other international students to find accommodation. Industry Hub: Enables developers to discover the professionals behind projects they admire and crease online notebooks. A who’s who of a building’s players. Office App: A tenant engagement platform that links office workers directly with services. Urban Intelligence: Enables developers to instantly identify what risks and opportunities are posed to projects by the planning system. Insight Residential: Uses big data to … Read More »
by Drew Meyers on 7:00 am April 20, 2016
More startup news… congrats on those selected for REach’s 2016 class (press release): Flipt enables brokers and agents to win more listings by connecting with millions of home sellers at the earliest stages of their selling decision. Homeselfe by Energy Datametrics helps brokers and agents engage more prospects and close more deals by helping their clients lower utility bills by 30 percent, get rebates for upgrades and increase home value. HomeDiary by FloorPlanOnline allows homeowners and buyers to dream and visualize updates to their homes … Read More »
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 Drew Meyers on 6:00 am December 18, 2015
If you’re an early stage real estate startup looking for an accelerator with real estate expertise/focus to help get you get to market, pilabs in London is one option currently taking applications. They provide £40,000 British pounds in exchange for 7% stake in your company. Of course, you’ll have to head to London — but hey, London’s certainly not a bad spot to be (I visited in 2005 & again in 2010). Apply now (deadline February 5, 2016).
by Drew Meyers on 9:54 am December 15, 2015
You is Now is a startup accelerator based in Berlin. I asked Sebastian Oehmigen to answer a few questions about the program to give founders more insight into the value proposition and what to expect. Why should real estate tech founders choose You is Now? Our biggest value is that we are backed by one of Germany’s most successful internet startups which has grown into a huge company and is market leader today: ImmobilienScout24. With more than 520 employees it is one of Germany’s biggest internet companies. … Read More »
by Drew Meyers on 3:57 pm September 1, 2015
Just today, Revaluate announced they were accepted to BoomTown, in Boulder. This week, MetaProp NYC announced their first selections for their inaugural batch. The 5 companies that were announced are: Rentalutions – platform for landlords that allows them to complete a host of duties electronically, saving time and money. Features include automatic listing, tenant screening, digital leasing, online rent payments and maintenance monitoring. Radiator Labs – offers a smart radiator cover that instantly converts old cast-iron radiators into smartphone-controlled climate systems that boast profitable ROI, comfort, control, and energy … 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.