Inman News has announced the mentors who are participating in the Inman Incubator real estate startup accelerator program.
The Inman Incubator is a year long mentorship, advisory and promotional program to help up to 25 new companies in the real estate industry succeed. The program is open to technology startups, brokerages, agents, service providers, and others in the real estate industry with new, innovative products and business models.
“Since applications opened on April 1st, we’ve had a tremendous response from the startup community. One of the intangible benefits that selected startups will receive is access to mentoring by the top minds in the real estate and technology space,” said Inman News Publisher Brad Inman. “I couldn’t be more excited by the caliber of mentors that have signed on.”
The mentors for the Inman Incubator program include: Lockhart Steele, founder, Curbed; Pete Flint, CEO, Trulia; Spencer Rascoff, CEO, Zillow; Sherry Chris, CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate; Rick Davidson, president and CEO, Century 21 Real Estate; Jay Gaskill, CEO, Real Estate Digital; Simon Baker, executive chairman, CAV Investment Holdings Pty. Ltd.; Teresa Boardman, Realtor and Inman News columnist; Austin Allison, founder, dotloop; Michele Serro, founder, Doorsteps; Krisstina Wise, CEO, Goodlife Team; Adam Spencer, co-founder and co-CEO, StreetAdvisor.com; Ian Morris, CEO, Market Leader Inc.; Nikesh Parekh, executive vice president, product, Market Leader Inc., and CEO, ActiveRain; Mike Ryan, executive vice president, Re/Max LLC; Jeff Lobb, vice president, technology and innovation, EXIT Realty Corp. International; Patrick F. Stone, president & CEO, Williston Financial Group; Marc Davison, 1000watt Consulting; Matt Singer, founder and CEO, Videolicious; and Jeff Turner, president, Zeek Interactive.
In addition to mentoring, participating startups will receive $100,000 in promotional consideration from Inman News, referrals to specialized startup accountants, banks, lawyers, technical groups and other service providers, business plan review, ongoing support, and two founder meetups per year in SF and NYC.
The deadline to apply is May 15th. More information and answers to frequently asked questions are available at www.inman.com/incubator. Selected startups will be announced at the Real Estate Connect conference, July 10-12, in San Francisco.