The Future of Real Estate and Technology
Technology has infiltrated every corner of the real estate industry. From transactions going completely paperless to crowdfunding of investment deals, being an early adopter of technology is an absolute must if you want to succeed in today's real estate world.
Brought to you by Reesio, RealTech SF 2013 brings you up to speed on all of the latest real estate technology developments and gives you an in-depth preview at what you can expect to see hit the market over the next year. Our all-star lineup of speakers will blow you away with their tremendous domain expertise. Our Startup Alley featuring the hottest new real estate technology startups demo-ing their cool new products will leave you in awe at what is out there. And of course, our networking and happy hour will give you the opportunity to meet with industry leaders and potential customers.
We're expecting 400-500 real estate brokers, agents, investors, buyers, sellers, and other technology enthusiasts to be in attendance, so get your tickets today!
Agenda & Speakers
|8:00am - 9:00am||
Check-InCoffee will be provided
|9:00am - 9:15am||
Welcome and Introduction to RealTech SF 2013
|9:15am - 9:45am||
Keynote: The Shift to Mobile is Creating Massive Agent OpportunitiesThe shift to mobile is changing the playing field for agents. Paul will share his view of consumer adoption, usage trends, the tools that are available to agents, and the new marketing opportunities that mobile has created.
|9:45am - 10:15am||
Challenges Faced by Startups when Creating New Real Estate TechnologiesTrying to get any new tech startup off the ground is hard enough, but what extra challenges and obstacles do startups in the real estate space face? Hear from 2 founders of new real estate tech startups that are looking to grow, and 1 founder of a real estate tech startup that already had a successful exit.
|10:15am - 10:30am||
BreakFree snacks and beverages will be provided.
|10:30am - 11:00am||
The Secret Language of Internet LeadsInternet leads have their own lingo. It’s important to be able to pick up on these clues to know how to respond properly and communicate more effectively. Join Steve Pacinelli as he reviews exclusive case studies from agents who have unlocked this secret language, resulting in a more streamlined workflow and an increase in successful closings.
|11:00am - 11:30am||
From the Broker’s Perspective: Embracing and Rejecting TechnologyBrokers and agents are inundated with new technology offers that claim to make their jobs easier, bring them new business, etc. But are they really as great as advertised? How do Brokers and Agents really feel about the influx of new technology, and what would they like to see more of, and what would they like to see disappear?
|11:30am - 12:00pm||
Lean Retail: the Future of Brick & MortarOffline retail is evolving. As consumers go online for selection and convenience, they expect to be delighted in the offline world. Lean retail in the form of pop-up shops is one way brands and retailers are meeting this expectation.
|12:00pm - 1:30pm||
Tour of Exhibits/Startup Alley & Break for lunchCheck out the hottest new real estate technology startups and exhibits from our sponsors. (Lunch not provided)
|1:30pm - 2:00pm||
Going Paperless: Obstacles and OpportunitiesFueled by a recent collaboration with Google, Joseph will talk about the journey that his startup, HelloSign, recently went through in encouraging companies to go paperless. While this is not a new concept, they received unique insights into the obstacles and opportunities faced by helping companies go completely paperless.
|2:00pm - 2:30pm||
The Labyrinth of Legal issues within Real Estate and TechnologyCome hear this diverse and star-studded panel talk about the most important legal issues that real estate professionals, real estate tech companies, and startups in general should be mindful of. And bring your legal questions with you for the audience Q&A portion!
|2:30pm - 3:00pm||
So this New Era of Transparency . . . What's in it for You?The movement towards transparency of commercial real estate data has momentum like never before. Comps are on Compstak. Listings are on 42Floors. What's in it for you? How does this transparency help landlords get theirs spaces leased on competitive terms? How does this transparency help brokers do more deals? Who is going to win big? And who is going to lose out?
|3:00pm - 3:15pm||
BreakFree snacks and beverages will be provided.
|3:15pm - 3:45pm||
Managing Your Rental Property: Does Technology Matter?Mobile and cloud computing are popular topics outside of real estate, but do these technological advances assist apartment owners in reducing vacancy, increasing cash flow, and maximizing returns? Join the discussion to learn more.
|3:45pm - 4:15pm||
The other side of the table: Q&A with buyers, sellers, and investorsWhile most of the focus of new real estate technologies is on brokers and agents, what’s in it for sellers, buyers, and investors on the other side of the transaction? Who’s looking out for them and what do they find helpful technology-wise? Get a fresh new perspective from the other side of the table.
|4:15pm - 4:45pm||
Access to Real Estate Investing through CrowdfundingThe Real Estate and Stock Markets are almost identical in size (~$11 Trillion), yet access to that money is a night and day difference. Real Estate is fragmented and investors can't access real estate investments in an efficient way. Crowdfunding and technology are on the verge of changing that.
|4:45pm - 5:00pm||
Wrap-up & Door Prize Drawings
|5:00pm - 6:00pm||
Free Wine, Networking, and Tour of Exhibitors and Startup Alley
When & Where
Reesio is a complete one-stop-shop for real estate agents' technology needs: we provide full transaction management, offers management, and lead-generation. Our goal is to be able to offer everything that an agent needs technology-wise all in one place. And our transaction management and offers platform are completely FREE for any agent to use because we believe that agents should be able to access great technology without breaking the bank. With Reesio, agents get a clean, beautiful product that they love using. Check it out at https://www.reesio.com/