After seemingly hearing the “when is Redfin going public?” question floating around industry conversations for years, it appears the answer is here. Now. In more ways than one. The real big news is not that they announced their IPO. It’s Now. As in Redfin Now, a competitor to Opendoor. I have to hand it to them. Redfin
The Evergrey & their technology arm Whereby.us are building a “better way to local“. I’m a fan (see prior writing here). They believe, and invest, in community. Proof: an event overview from November: Are you committed to community and local? Particularly if you’re in Seattle where Evergrey is focused, I’d encourage you to invest in their fundraising round.
Below are five key points for making sure your online first impression lasts longer than your most recent Snapchat. Reviews: These days, almost everyone does their research online. Anything from movies, restaurants, Uber drivers to real estate agents, is rated and reviewed by everyone. Word of mouth isn’t what it used to be, and more people
Some of you heard about the acquisition of Propertybase by Boston Logic earlier this month, a CRM startup we covered way back in 2012 and again in 2013. I know many founders read Geek Estate, many of whom have contemplated a strategic acquisition at one time or another. I thought I’d take some time to
I wrote about REX recently. I had a few follow up questions, and posed them to their CEO Stephen King for responses via email. Below is the ensuing dialogue… 1. What makes you believe a global listing marketplace is needed? Real estate has traditionally been a local business. However, the world is quickly globalizing. Citizens in
I actually knew some styles that I defiantly might not wish meant for my wedding dress among others I had to be generate profits would try these walking around the aisle. I wondered how everyone would think I appeared naturally, if my fianc?? would storage shed a tear when the person saw me. When you’re
You probably heard the news about the acquisition of Whole Foods by Amazon ($13.7 billion). It’s a big deal — Amazon just secured their biggest and best customer for their grocery services. Honestly, Amazon’s strategy and execution are beyond comprehension. For the curious, there’s some great analysis of the acquisition by Ben Gilbert and David Rosenthal on the
In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the CEO of Enertiv, Connell McGill. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the CEO and one of the co-founders of Enertiv. My focus is driving the company vision, growing the team, managing channel partnerships and client accounts, and maintaining investor relations.
In 2014, 54% of the world’s population lived in cities. A UN report predicted that 66% of people in the world will live in cities by 2050. As cities grow at a rapid pace, they face an increasing number of problems. For instance, cities like New York City, Los Angeles, and Austin deal with large amounts
Have a look at the latest Evergrey video, showcasing a few of the many transplants to recently move to Seattle… We asked Seattle transplants: Why Seattle? What do Seattle newcomers really think about the city? We asked a group of transplants and heard some fascinating — and challenging — stories. Friends with someone new in