Cloud storage services are fantastic. They enable us to access our files across multiple devices and increase our productivity.
But managing different cloud storage services independently can be frustrating. Like many real estate pros, I have files stored in Dropbox and Google Drive. If I want to share photos from my Dropbox account with a client or colleague, the task has to be executed via Dropbox. In other words, I have to launch Dropbox and share the photos from the application.
Second Century Ventures, the venture capital fund of the National Association of Realtors, has invested $3 million in distributed cloud backup service Symform, forming a "strategic partnership" that will benefit NAR members, the group said.
NAR’s venture fund joined an $11 million Series B round of funding from 2012, which included financing from Longworth Venture Partners, OVP Venture Partners and WestRiver Capital, the companies said.