A collection of articles from around the web curated by the Nine Four Ventures team
Does the future of real estate include Blockchain technology?
‘In 2016, Goldman-Sachs projected an annual $2 billion to $4 billion savings in the title insurance industry as a result of applying Blockchain to title examination.’
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Smart Workplace Access Startup Openpath Raises $20M In Series B
‘Mobile tech means that employees now spend less time at their desks than they used to, and much of the time, they are moving in and out of the office, relying on their smartphone to stay in touch with their work.’
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In major pivot, Compass to license its tech
‘…the venture-backed company is employing a new line of business: licensing its technology to other firms.’
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Nextdoor Introduces Property Valuation Tools With HouseCanary
‘Real estate agents can use Nextdoor’s real estate platform to promote open houses, post thought leadership articles, talk to neighborhood homeowners, and get their brands out there earlier in the sell-side funnel.’
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Agent Competition and Efficiency
‘In the last few years, the number of Realtors in the US has increased at a faster pace than sales. This implies more competition between agents and highlights the importance of standing out among an agent peers to win listings.
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