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Live from Realogy ‘FWD’

A live-blog of real estate giant's 3rd annual pitch competition featuring 15 startups

Editor's note: Realogy's holding its third annual startup pitch competition in San Francisco today, and Inman's here to chronicle the action live. Times reflect the Pacific time zone. SAN FRANCISCO -- Fifteen real estate startups are pitching their wares at Realogy's third annual "FWD" Innovation Summit. Realogy will award a grand prize of $25,000 to the firm with the best presentation. 3:05 p.m. Avenue wins!! Onward! 2:55 p.m. The finalists are: Tactile Finance Avenue SOLOpro Now the audience votes for the FWD winner. Stay tuned. 2:45 p.m. Judges are stepping out for five minutes to announce the three finalists. 2:35 p.m. Spacio Pro uses beacon technology to enable real estate agents to market information to consumers at open houses and offices. The Spacio Pro automatically populates information to a buyer's Spacio Pro mobile app as soon as they go into an open house, Spacio Pro Founder Melissa Kwan said. Agents can not only capture le...