Newsletter: Moderne Ventures Accelerator Debut!

They're digitizing the mortgage industry, uberfying property management, and democratizing communication channels for everything from small and medium sized businesses to major enterprises…they are the Moderne Accelerator Class of 2016!  Skip to the bottom for an Executive Summary of our Accelerator Class.

Collectively these companies have raised over $200m from top tier venture funds and, in the short time since we launched the new class, they have already established major contracts in the real estate and fintech industries.

Program in Review

In January, the group kicked off at Realogy's headquarters, where executives helped our companies hone their pitches and approaches for the industry. A few weeks later, we went onstage to announce the new Class at Inman Connect. The companies then began developing pilot programs specifically for real estate and fintech communities, which they introduced for the first time last month to Century 21's Top Brokers at its global conference in Orlando.  

ChicagoInno: Moderne Ventures Announces First Full Class of Startups For Its Real Estate Accelerator

"Moderne Ventures, a new early stage venture fund that focuses on real estate tech startups, announced the first full class to its accelerator program Wednesday.

Based in Chicago, Moderne Ventures launched last year and aims to fund companies in real estate, mortgage, finance, insurance, and home services. The fund was started by Constance Freedman, who formerly ran the National Association of Realtors' venture fund and accelerator.

The Moderne Accelerator consists of eight companies ranging from seed-stage to companies with more than $20 million in funding. The accelerator, which meets roughly once a month over the seven-month program, aims to provide startups with guidance and expertise, mentorship, and help them expand their customer base. The accelerator members include..." Read More