In an industry in which startups need every available competitive edge, a new accelerator is providing tech startups with the goal of disrupting the real estate and housing sectors with the advantage they need. The Elmspring Accelerator is a three-month program that provides startups with access to an exclusive network of high-level real estate connections, along with premiere office space. Startups participating in the accelerator also receive unrestricted seed funding.
In addition, participants are able to leverage the wealth of resources offered by the Elmspring network to validate, beta test, and even refine their sales strategies while preparing for a Demo Day event. During that event, participants will have the opportunity to pitch their products to serious investors and take their business to the next level.
The accelerator program seeks innovative concepts in housing, brokerage, smart home automation, multifamily, college housing, hospitality, place and space marketing, planning, smart office, construction, and more. Those startups accepted into the program will have the opportunity to work with major players in the industry, including Century 21 Affiliated, Zillow Group, the National Association of Home Builders, and more.
Breaking into the real estate industry can oftentimes be difficult for even startups with great potential. Elmspring helps to open doors to unrivaled levels of real estate industry resources. The program was founded by leading real estate professionals in Chicago, with experience spanning three decades. Program founders offer unparalleled knowledge in investment, entrepreneurships, and real estate.
Participants in the program are able to take full advantage of the resources provided by mentors, who are industry professionals standing ready to offer their expertise in funding, launching, marketing, and managing business goals.
The reality is that in today’s fast-paced world of business, the pace at which technological change has occurred has been nothing short of astounding. Even so, the real estate industry has remained relatively untouched compared to the rest of the business world. Elmspring believes it is time for the real estate industry to finally catch up, and is providing the resources necessary to drive that change.
Elmspring is the first seed-stage real estate and housing technology accelerator in the nation. Recognizing that change is inevitable as well as exciting, Elmspring is ready to welcome and invest in startup teams with the potential to lead the coming disruption in the real estate and housing technology industry.
Accelerators are certainly nothing new in business or even in the tech or real estate industries, but what sets ElmSpring apart is that the program provides immediate, guaranteed seed funding once a startup is accepted into the program. Participants are also provided with a dedicated and intimate mentor network, along with access to real end-user feedback provided through the program’s proprietary network. No professional fees are charged, nor is rent charged during the three-month program session. After the program is concluded, ElmSpring works to maintain a relationship with graduate companies and also continues to provide access to professional services as well as venture capital connections.