Inman Announces the First Round of Real Estate Business Startup Alley Businesses for Inman Connect New York 2018

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Startup Alley to feature solutions designed to future-proof your business

“Startup Alley puts real estate technology upstarts face-to-face with Connect’s engaged, tech-forward audience,” said Brad Inman, Publisher, Inman. “We’re proud of Inman Connect’s status as the launchpad for what’s next in real estate.”

Inman announced the first round of companies that will be exhibiting in Startup Alley at Inman Connect New York, Jan. 22-26, 2018.

Inman Connect is a week-long event bringing together more than 4,000 top-producing agents and brokers, CEO’s of leading real estate franchises, MLS and association leaders, tech entrepreneurs and marketing executives, to navigate threats and seize opportunities in real estate.

Startup Alley is a sponsorship opportunity available to the newest companies entering the real estate tech scene. These companies are breaking new ground in real estate technology and will be demonstrating cutting-edge tech to Inman Connect attendees.

“Startup Alley puts real estate technology upstarts face-to-face with Connect’s engaged, tech-forward audience,” said Brad Inman, Publisher, Inman. “We’re proud of Inman Connect’s status as the launchpad for what’s next in real estate.”

For more information on how to launch your startup at Inman Connect or other sponsorship and/or exhibitor opportunities, please contact

Companies featured in Startup Alley will include:


ArriveHome is the first mobile app that immediately connects nearby “live” real estate agents with homebuyers who are actively shopping for homes, making it easier than ever for homebuyers to contact an agent and see a home quickly. Agents can use ArriveHome to stay top of mind with current clients and sphere of influence like never before.

BoxBrownie is a revolutionary cloud based “one-stop-shop” for real estate professionals who want to turbo-charge their marketing. Including 3D renders, virtual staging, floor plans and basic image edits, has property marketing covered.


Dispatch raises real estate brand awareness on social media by putting content consistently in front of target audiences. Dispatch's automation platform saves time, drives site referral traffic, and increases engagement.


helloAlex is the smartest, fastest and most robust self-learning real estate AI assistant that engages, qualifies, nurtures and converts your leads into commissions by having conversations across multiple platforms, such as Facebook Messenger, text and live chat. helloAlex uses a 3-dimensional lead engagement strategy and is powered by proprietary AI while using big data to personalize marketing.


KardZee is a mobile media platform for personal engagement that allows real estate professionals to create and send real cards and postcards with messages in their own handwriting for client retention and referral marketing. Agents can even add gift cards, videos, corporate logos and branding. KardZee has an app, API and web server platform, allowing agents to capture and deepen personal relationships now before the internet takes them.


The KEYZZ APP is built for the ‘modern day REALTOR®.’ Unlike most lead-gen systems, Keyzz focuses on sustaining long term relationships to grow referral and retention business through its client concierge platform. With a few other tools, it makes real estate professionals' day-to-day more efficient. It is mobile, clean, simple, and automated so agents think less, but do more.


Opcity is completely risk-free as real estate brokers and agents only pay when deals close. Through matching top agents with qualified home buyers and sellers in real-time, Opcity generates transactions for brokers at a rate three to five times the industry average. Opcity improves the customer experience, drives higher close rates, and provides centralized data for brokers to understand their teams' performance.

Pocket Agent Mentor

87% of real estate agents fail within the first five years. Lack of mentorship and assistance is cited for this staggering statistic. Pocket Agent Mentor (PAM) is an innovative, customizable training program that functions as an agent's personal assistant and guide. This comprehensive system offers individualized timelines, marketing materials, checklists, daily reminders, and a step-by-step process tailored to ensure success.


If Zillow, Tinder & Swagbucks had a virtual baby, it would be nicknamed PORCHD. PORCHD takes a home, shows it to the public for incentives, gathers their opinions and gives it back to the real estate agent and/or homeowner.


Quo is a collaboration platform for real estate agents and clients. Quo helps agents build stronger relationships while streamlining and organizing the process from search to close. With integrated listings, chat, scheduling, and real estate workflow, it’s a one-stop mobile and web resource for agents and clients alike.


RealMailers is the direct mail targeting and fulfillment tool for real estate agents. Agents can leverage their local knowledge and draw a target area on the map. Filter targeted homes by size, year built, year last sold, etc. More than 110 million addresses nationwide. Agents can use RealMailers' templates or upload their own design and instantly send direct mail without leaving their desks.


Stilio is an online marketplace for real estate photography. Agents can search the nationwide Stilio network to find local real estate photographers. Photographers offer a variety of products at attractive prices, including standard and advanced photography, drone services, floorplans, Matterport, and videos. Stilio’s sophisticated technology platform enables agents to enjoy a secure, reliable, professional photography experience.

Inman Connect New York will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis Jan. 22-26, 2018. The best and the brightest in real estate and technology are expected to attend. For information on how to receive a press pass, please contact

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