2016 REAL ESTATE TECH AWARDS WINNERS

Thank you for your interest in the Third Annual Real Estate Tech Awards (#RETAS)! Real Estate Tech News wants to honor those innovative and forward-thinking companies and individuals who have played an integral role in advancing tech in the real estate industry during 2016.

After receiving THOUSANDS of votes, we are proud to announce the winners of the 2016 #RETAS. 


TOP THOUGHT LEADER

The following had the most votes in the "most influential real estate tech thought leader" category:

 

#1. Pierce Neinken, Founder, CRE // Tech // Global Portfolio Manager, Airbnb

 
 

#3. Nick Romito, Founder and CEO, VTS

 

#4. Duke Long, Managing Partner, PUR Ventures

Blog: Dukelong.com

 

#5. Brandon Weber, Founder, Hightower

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MOST INNOVATIVE CEO

The following had the most votes in the "most innovative real estate tech CEO or entrepreneur" category:

 
 
 
 
 
 

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TOP VC OR ANGEL INVESTOR

The following had the most votes in the "top real estate tech VC or angel investor" category:

 

#1. Thrive Capital

Recent CRE Tech Investments:

Compass: $75M, Series D, August 2016

Hightower: $13M, Series B, May 2015

 

#2. Pritzker Group

Recent CRE Tech Investments: 

SMS Assist: $45M, Series C, May 2015

Hightower: $13M, Series B, May 2015

 

#3. Bessemer Venture Partners

Recent CRE Tech Investments:

Hightower: $13M, Series B, May 2015

 

#4. OpenView Venture Partners

Recent CRE Tech Investments: 

VTS: $55M, Series C, May 2016

 

#5. Trinity Ventures

Recent CRE Tech Investments: 

VTS: $55M, Series C, May 2016

 

 

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    BEST MOBILE APP

    The following had the most votes in the "best real estate tech mobile app" category:

     
     
     
     
     
     

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    BEST OVERALL REAL ESTATE TECH SITE

    The following had the most votes in the "best overall real estate tech site" category:

     
     
     
     
     
     

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    2015 WINNERS

    Best Real Estate Mobile App

    1. VTS
    2. Hightower
    3. Apto
    4. Bigger Pockets
    5. Zumper

    Best Overall Real Estate Tech Site

    1. VTS
    2. Hightower
    3. Reonomy
    4. Floored
    5. Compstak
    6. Nestio (Honorable Mention)
    7. Rentlytics (Honorable Mention)

    Most Influential Real Estate Tech Thought Leader

    1. Nick Romito, VTS
    2. Duke Long, PUR Ventures
    3. Brad Thomas, Forbes IREIT Investor
    4. Brandon Weber, Hightower
    5. Pierce Neinken, CRE // Tech

    Most Innovative Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur/CEO

    1. Brandon Weber, Hightower
    2. Nick Romito, VTS
    3. Dave Eisenberg, Floored
    4. Michael Mandel, Compstak
    5. Riggs Kubiak, Honest Buildings

    Top Real Estate Tech VC or Angel Investor

    1. Thrive Capital
    2. Blackstone
    3. Trinity Ventures
    4. Bessemer Venture Partners
    5. Canaan Partners

    2014 WINNERS

    Best Real Estate Mobile App

    1. VTS
    2. Hightower
    3. REthink CRE
    4. Property Capsule
    5. My Agent Call Journal Pro

    Best Overall Real Estate Tech Site

    1. Hightower
    2. VTS
    3. Compstak
    4. Floored
    5. REthink CRE

    Most Influential Real Estate Tech Thought Leader

    1. Duke Long, PUR Ventures
    2. Elie Finegold, CBRE
    3. Coy Davidson, Colliers International
    4. Barbi Reuter, C&W PICOR
    5. Pierce Neinken, CRE // Tech

    Most Innovative Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur/CEO

    1. Nick Romito, VTS
    2. Brandon Weber, Hightower
    3. Ben Miller & Dan Miller, Fundrise
    4. Michael Mandel, Compstak
    5. Michael Griffin, Xceligent

    Top Real Estate Tech VC or Angel Investor

    1. Thrive Capital
    2. Trinity Ventures
    3. Canaan Partners
    4. Bessemer Venture Partners
    5. RRE Ventures