REach® was developed by the National Association of Realtors' strategic venture arm, Second Century Ventures and provides access to the real estate marketplace, one of the world’s largest industries as well as access to the most powerful forces in that industry. Companies interact with some of the most highly regarded executives, digital entrepreneurs, and practitioners in the industry who run, manage or have sold companies with a combined multibillion dollars of revenues in real estate alone.
Second Century Ventures, the National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) strategic investment arm, is accepting applications for its 2017 REach® accelerator class now through 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 at www.narreach.com. The early application deadline is December 20, 2016.
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 and venture capitalists; access to NAR’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 NAR’s $5 billion brand.
REach works closely with other accelerators and incubators and welcomes graduates of Excelerate, TechStars, DreamIt, YCombinator to apply to NAR REach® for targeted outreach, ongoing coaching and support.
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.
-Early Applicants: December 20, 2016
-Final Deadline: January 31, 2017
Please apply through: www.narreach.com/apply