ADDRESS: 130 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA
In this session, Kyle Campbell, founder of Retsly, will speak about what it takes to build and scale data-driven technology startups within the Real Estate industry. Kyle will draw from his real world experiences to help define best practices and also pitfalls that are crucial understandings for data-driven startups and product teams inside of real estate. You will hear about Kyle’s journey from the beginning with Retsly, including how the idea came to life, how he approached building the product, scaling his team with limited funding, and more broadly his 8-month journey to acquisition.
Whether it be RETS, IDX, Data Dictionary, Public Records or his experience building Retsly and being acquired by Zillow, this session will help anyone interested in real estate technology and startups develop an in-depth understanding of the hurdles and the best practices that will help you navigate an industry which few young startups are able to break into. This session is perfect for anyone who has ever asked themselves if they could change the way technology works in real estate.
Tapas and drinks will be provided.
Kyle is a self-taught software hacker and entrepreneur.
He has spent 15 years building and scaling data-driven applications on top of open source software priciples and excels when it comes to architecting highly available software integrations and compelling user experiences on top of rich and highly demanded data. His ability to build great software is only surpassed by his passionate ability to build and lead great software teams.
On August 2013 Kyle co-founded a company called Retsly in Vancouver, Canada and in June 2014, the company was acquired by the leading real estate technology company in the world, Zillow. All of Retsly's employees remained in Vancouver and continue to work with Kyle at Zillow on Retsly's original vision of enabling innovation within the real estate by creating a "safe and transparent platform for building beautiful real estate software".
Don't worry about failure, you only have to be right once - Drew Houston, Dropbox
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