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Betaspring helps startups accelerate launch

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

At Real Estate Connect New York City in January, Inman News founder and Publisher Brad Inman discussed how our country has transitioned to a cottage economy, and why small is beautiful again. There is a wonderful opportunity for entrepreneurs and small companies with limited resources to innovate, disrupt and make a big difference. Case in point: The popular photo-sharing startup Instagram, a company with 13 employees, was recently acquired by Facebook for $1 billion, while earlier this year, former photography behemoth Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. I've always admired the entrepreneurial spirit of startups and enjoyed following young companies, especially in the real estate industry. In fact, "New Kids on the Block" has always been one of my favorite segments at Real Estate Connect. It's an opportunity for startups to take the stage and pitch their product or service to some of the industry’s best. Providence, R.I., is home to Betaspring, a startup a...