Real estate startup accelerator seeking new blood

  • Startup accelerator MetaProp NYC is accepting applications for its 2016 class, and seeking to partner with businesses.
  • Co-founder sees 'FinTech' and FSBO services as hot tech niches.

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Real estate tech startups looking for a leg up might want to consider applying for one of the newest real estate startup accelerators. MetaProp NYC -- a New York City-based startup accelerator co-founded by an angel investor that's backed many real estate startups -- is now accepting applications for its 2016 class. Working hand in hand As investors increasingly bet on real estate tech, a growing number of outfits like MetaProp NYC are popping up to help startups -- would-be disruptors and industry-friendly firms alike -- hit the ground running. They partner with industry heavyweights keen on spotting the next big thing or getting first dibs on new business tools. For example, Zillow and New York City-based Warburg Realty are founding "corporate partners" of MetaProp NYC. Warburg and MetaProp NYC are so closely aligned that MetaProp NYC actually works out of the brokerage's office. Aaron Block, co-founder and managing director of MetaProp NYC, declined to ...