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Real estate e-document firm Cartavi integrates with DocuSign

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Cloud-based real estate document management company Cartavi today announced integration with e-signature company DocuSign, which will allow subscribers of the two services to access both via a single sign-in process after an initial setup process. Cartavi, founded in 2009 by Glenn Shimkus and Paul Koziarz, formally launched last year during the Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco. Shimkus said Cartavi has worked to simplify document management by making the various stages of the transaction process "very visual," with images of parties involved in the transaction. Document storage areas are labeled "rooms," and users can create "folders" for transactions and "envelopes" that serve as folders for documents that require e-signatures. "You can go to a transaction room, you can view the document, you can see the activity of who has done what with it," Shimkus said. Messages can be sent via email or smartphone notifica...