SecondÂ CenturyÂ Ventures, the National Association of REALTORSÂ®â€™ (NAR) strategic investment arm, is accepting applications for its 2017 REachÂ® accelerator class now throughÂ January 31, 2017. REach offers education, mentorship and exposure for technology companies, either early-stage or later-growth, to enter into the real estate market and adjacent markets. Applications can be submitted atÂ www.narreach.com. The early application deadline is December 20, 2016.
â€śBy leveraging NARâ€™s network and brand, SCV aims to help REach accelerator companies better define their business and find their value in the real estate industry,â€ť said NAR President William E. Brown. â€śREach also brings great benefits to NAR and its members because of the equity in and access to the latest and greatest technology and innovations that are helping change the face of our industry.â€ť
The nine-month REach program provides several benefits, including mentorship from 300-plus real estate and technology thought leaders and executives from major real estate brands and brokerages, real estate technology companies andÂ venture capitalists; access to NARâ€™s Insight Panel, a group of more than 5,000 real estate practitioners who provide feedback on user experience, product viability and pricing; and education on how to navigate the real estate industry with the backing of the largest trade association and NARâ€™s $5 billion brand.
Companies will be selected by the end of February 2017, with the program kicking off at the end of March and running through November 2017.
For more information, please visitÂ www.narreach.com.
For the latest real estate news and trends, bookmark RISMedia.com.