Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Xobni is an e-mail and social networking mashup, a sort of master control center for managing contacts and communications. And while the freely downloadable Xobni application -- its name is "inbox" spelled backwards -- is still in its infancy, it's no surprise to find real estate professionals among its early adopters. Networking is a critical component of the real estate trade, and many agents have latched on to online networking sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook -- Xobni integrates information from both of these networks.The company was launched by founders Adam Smith and Matt Brezina in mid-2006, and has attracted millions in venture funding as well as praise from Bill Gates, who referred to Xobni as "the next generation of social networking" while demonst...