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Vertical Software Benchmarking

Vertical Software Benchmarking

For those interested in benchmarking your company’s stack, Michael Yang and the team at OMERS Ventures are partnering with Mosaic, Benchmarkit and Luke Sophinos to gather the data for a set of cross-industry benchmarks for vertical SaaS and software businesses. By participating in this survey, you’ll help yourselves and other founders like you: Know your goalposts…

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2025 REACH Canada Applications Now Open

2025 REACH Canada Applications Now Open

REACH operates a variety of accelerator programs around the globe, created and operated by Second Century Ventures and backed by NAR. The program offers education, mentorship and exposure for technology companies working to scale their businesses across residential and commercial real estate markets and expand…

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GEM Diamond Group Mastermind: Adoption through Broker/Franchise Partnerships

GEM Diamond Group Mastermind: Adoption through Broker/Franchise Partnerships

Rolling into summer filled with sunny weather and family vacations means fewer people will be out on the industry circuit connecting in person (myself included). Between now and the busy fall travel season, we’ll be curating more virtual events for the GEM Diamond membership base….

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Meet the 2024 Equity Angels Cohort

Meet the 2024 Equity Angels Cohort

An accelerator program for companies started by entrepreneurs of diverse demographics providing professional mentorship, fractional executives, and fundraising preparation, Equity Angels announced the 4 companies in their first cohort: Upfront: Provides exclusive financial solutions for brokers to attract and retain top agents. The Studio Home: Leverages…

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Meet the 2024 Ivory Prize Winners

Meet the 2024 Ivory Prize Winners

An applied academic institution at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, Ivory Innovations is dedicated to supporting innovative solutions in housing affordability. They recently announced the final Winners for the 2024 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability. These winners will join the 122 other…

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2024 REACH LATAM Cohort Announced

2024 REACH LATAM Cohort Announced

Geek Estate is about celebrating entrepreneurship, focused on real estate tech (residential and commercial). The REACH  program, backed by the National Association of Realtors and Second Century Ventures, is a big part of the broader ecosystem. This week, the REACH LATAM program announced announced their…

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Apply for Pitch Battle Competition at iOi Summit 2024

Apply for Pitch Battle Competition at iOi Summit 2024

Applications are open for the 2024 iOi Pitch Battle! It will take place at the fifth annual iOi Summit on August 28-29 in Chicago, Illinois. The winner will be awarded $15k, a booth at NAR’s annual conference in November, a meeting with the Second Century Ventures…

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Geek Estate Offer: Suphub free demo account

Geek Estate Offer: Suphub free demo account

[Editor’s Note: Geek Estate Offers are special offers from members of GEM Diamond] Suphub has launched its beta procurement solution for the building industry which aims to streamline builders’ and subcontractors’ procurement workflows and purchases from verified manufacturers. They’re seeking builders and manufacturers interested in…

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Final Call for 2024 REACH UK Applications

Final Call for 2024 REACH UK Applications

REACH operates a variety of accelerator programs around the globe, created and operated by Second Century Ventures and backed by NAR. The program offers education, mentorship and exposure for technology companies working to scale their businesses across the UK and European markets and expand into…

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2024 REACH Cohort Announced

2024 REACH Cohort Announced

Geek Estate is about celebrating entrepreneurship, focused on real estate tech (residential and commercial). The REACH program, backed by the National Association of Realtors and Second Century Ventures, is a big part of the broader ecosystem. This week, they announced their 2024 US Resi Cohort….

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