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

Continuing the thread of digital tools that help you meet in the analog world, this week let's take a look at Meetup.com. Similar in some ways to the event organizing software Eventbrite, Meetup.com is for, well, organizing a meet-up. Meetup.com focuses on the social nature of groups as it's main organizing feature. Instead of focusing on one-off events, Meetup is designed to help you manage a face-to-face community that will get together more than once. Typically, Meetup groups are organized around a specific topic or cause: software user groups, book clubs, hiking clubs, foreign language groups, and so on. If people are going to spend actual face-to-face time they like to know what the purpose is. As with the other bringing-it-offline tools I've been covering lately, if you are...