While tensions build between third-party portals and agents over listing data, Imbrex, a startup based in New York, is launching a blockchain-based multiple-listing service. Founder Stephen King, a former commercial broker, said his company — Imbrex — is a global MLS that is the first to syndicate data via the Ethereum blockchain. The decentralized, open-source system is billed as an alternative to traditional MLS networks and third-party sites like Zillow and Realtor.com, which can charge for membership or advertising. Using blockchain technology, King said, allows brokers to cut out the intermediaries. “Instead of giving their information to a centralized portal or
Truli Technologies has recently announced that they have entered a new marketing agreement with Recruiter.com, the global online recruiting service with a job market tech platform. Truli hopes to continue disrupting the typical staffing standards in the industry through its wholly-owned subsidiary, cloud, and mobile-based hiring platform VocaWorks. Under the marketing agreement, VocaWorks is granted the use of certain Recruiter.com proprietary software and related intellectual property. VocaWorks’ strategic relationship with Recruiter.com will serve as one of a multi-channel strategy to recruit employees and employers onto the VocaWorks’ online and mobile platform. The Company maintains a very strong web presence
This article was written and published in Spanish and has been translated into English via Google Translate. Click here to read the original article. Twenty-two companies in Quebec want to fill 500 vacancies with foreign workers over a period of three years in administrative areas, information technology and the industrial sector. Quebec International launched the online call and interested parties should apply online no later than August 5th. The interviews will be conducted by video from September 10th to 21st. You must have a university degree, speak French, and have at least two years of experience in the desired area.
Bridge Interactive is a tech company that focuses on helping real estate brokers, MLSs, agents, and software developers create more quickly with real estate data. Recently, Bridge has announced a milestone release of its API called ParityPlus, which will bring all the functionality currently found in RETS to Bridge's web API. ParityPlus is a significant release because it combines what many MLSs value about the older industry standard, RETS - customization, most notably - with the speed, familiarity, and scalability of a modern Web API. The net effect will be to increase the ease with which real estate data is
Rentgrata, a Chicago-based iOS app, and web platform is providing apartment hunters a search engine for available apartments and an easy-to-use chat service, making the process of apartment searching simpler than ever. The platform connects users who are looking for a place to live with current residents of apartment communities that interest them and in turn compensates them financially should there be a match. Ben Margolit, CEO of Rentgrata said, “It’s a social sharing economy take on the whole apartment search process because there is that monetary benefit that’s split between our two users. We’re giving them the ability to
VTS is a huge proptech success story. A leasing and asset management platform, VTS went from just a startup with big dreams to a commercial real estate industry leader after investments from Blackstone, bringing them one of the largest real estate portfolios in the world. In late 2016, VTS acquired their biggest rival, Hightower, in a move that put them as a driving force and one of the largest companies in this new wave of technology changing the way global real estate industry manages and leases. To say that they have done well since then is an understatement. They now
A leader in software solutions for the property industry, Inside Real Estate, has recently announced its newly optimized version of its team lead generation platform, Kunversion+. Kunversion+ is the premier lead acquisition and relationship management solution developed specifically for top producing real estate agents and teams. The original Kunversion platform is trusted by over 40,000 real estate professional across the US and Canada and captures over 500,000 buyer and seller leads per month. Recognizing the massive growth of the "real estate team" business model in the industry, Inside Real Estate developed valuable team features with the upgraded version of Kunversion+ and continues
No matter if you need a car for an entire day or just an hour, Toyota's new Hui station-based car-sharing membership service will cover you. Those who become members will gain access to Hui's Toyota and Lexus fleet by reserving them via a mobile app and then picking the car up from a specified location. Currently, Hui is only available in Hawaii and has more than 20 stations for pick up and drop off in Honolulu. The car-share program is a joint venture from Servco Pacific and Toyota. At launch, pricing varies depending on the vehicle selected. Hui offers three
RealPage's Kigo® and a leader in providing vacation rental booking and channel management platform has recently announced the launch of KigoHospitality. This offering, which comes after other successful pilot and Beta programs with existing RealPage clients, is to provide apartment owners and operators with a better platform to efficiently manage short-term rentals. KigoHospitality is for properties that want to allocate between 5 and 30 units to short-term rentals that can't afford on-site staff to manage the hospitality experience. KigoHospitality has been deployed at 45 apartment units in a JPI property, known as the RealPage Suites, located near RealPage headquarters in Richardson,
HelloAlex.io has acquired real estate chatbot company Botplan.io for an amount they have yet to disclose. Benjamin Bressington, CEO of HelloAlex.io said, "Excited to welcome the Botplan team and clients to the HelloAlex family. Botplan now has the support they need to ensure their clients gain a true competitive advantage." HelloAlex.io, headquartered in Tampa, Florida provides lead qualification and marketing automation services to real estate agents and brokerages. HelloAlex's proprietary Artificial Intelligence platform helps real estate agents say hello to their leads for the entire lead and client life cycles. Jatinder Singh, CEO of Botplan.io said, "We are super excited to join HelloAlex family.