• Industry Gathers for NAR Innovation, Opportunity & Investment Summit in San Francisco

    26 days ago - By RIS Media

    Over 400 innovators, investors and Realtors ® gathered in San Francisco for NAR's inaugural Innovation, Opportunity & Investment Summit , this week to debate, discuss and collaborate on real estate's most pressing technology issues. During the summit, real estate technology companies, the investment community and business executives joined Realtors ® to tackle key technology developments such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality and augmented reality.
    “Technology is constantly changing real estate and the ways Realtors ® and real estate businesses operate,” said NAR CEO Bob...
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  • NAR Announces Startup Pitch Battle and Hackathon Winners from Inaugural Investment, Opportunity & Innovation Summit

    26 days ago - By RIS Media

    BoxBrownie was crowned the startup “pitch battle” winner at the National Association of REALTORS first Innovation, Opportunity and Investment Summit, held in San Francisco this week. BoxBrownie, an on-demand photo editing service for real estate, beat out 15 other companies in the competition, which consisted of three-minute pitches. Box Brownie will receive $15,000 cash for their win, as well as a booth at NAR's REALTORS Conference & Expo in November.
    The battle was hosted by NAR's Second Century Ventures, and judged by Wendy Forsythe, COO of HomeSmart International; Alex Lange...
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