The seven companies in 2017 range from seed stage to well-capitalized startups backed by world-renowned investors; in aggregate, the class has raised over $50M in previous financings and total valuation exceeds $350M. The REach® program aims to move these organizations rapidly forward beyond their initial successes through education, mentorship, and market exposure.
The companies chosen for the 2017 class were:
Centriq: The app helps solve the problem of transferring home organization, repair and maintenance knowledge from the seller to the buyer while keeping real estate professionals connected to their clients long after the transaction is over.
HouseCanary: The most complete and accurate source of residential valuations and analytics for every block and property in the U.S., and is used by agents to become differentiated, trusted advisors to their clients.
Notarize: A leading remote electronic notary service, which allows anyone to legally notarize a document from their mobile device or desktop 24-hours per day, seven days per week.
Occly: A portable 2-in-1 alarm solution that keeps real estate professionals safe and properties secure.
Pearl Certification: Certifies homes with features that contribute to its comfort, energy performance, indoor air quality and value.
Relola: Unlocks real estate professionals’ insider knowledge with tools that digitize, amplify and market their everyday tasks.
Trusted Mail: Protects against wire fraud and email spoofing using facial-biometrics to sign and encrypt email and attachments.