A Podcast for Startup Founders and MLS Execs. We bring startups and MLSs closer together by exploring the beauty and the pain of real estate data and technology.
The Brokerage Business Model and Agent Technology Adoption with Rob Hahn
Evan and Rob discuss how the brokerage business model has evolved, their ability to innovate, agent adoption of technology, MLS consolidation, and his new startup Decentre Labs.
Understanding the Value of MLS Data with Amy Gorce
Evan and Amy discuss her extensive background in proptech, how data flows from MLSs to vendors, REdistribute’s role in the ecosystem, and how MLS executives can begin to understand the value of the data they collect.
The Power of Property Data with CoreLogic CIO John Rogers
Evan and John discuss how important property data is to everything from disaster recovery to underwriting, to climate change mitigation. CoreLogic is the world's largest property data company and John is leading all their research and development which gives him a very unique perspective on the impact property data has on society.
MLS Trends, MLS Boards, and Vendor Go-to-market with Warren Dow
On this episode, Evan and Warren discuss Warren’s experience with navigating the MLS landscape as a founder, executive, and advertiser. Topics discussed include the effect of the market on MLS revenue and strategy, MLS corporate structures, MLS boards, healthy vendor competition within MLSs and associations, and go-to-market strategy for vendors.
Unhealthy Market Dynamics in the MLS Landscape with Hayden Rieveschl
Evan and Hayden discuss several of the unhealthy market dynamics at play in the MLS landscape. They cover anti-competitive behavior, industry incentives, MLS tech stacks, and the need for more competition. They also finish with a discussion on raising capital as a startup in the space.
The Importance of Data Standardization with Sam DeBord and Josh Darnell of RESO
Evan, Sam, and Josh discuss why the residential proptech industry is so complex and what RESO is trying to do to fix it. Topics discussed cover the evolution of the MLS landscape, the origins of RESO, their goals, their KPIs, their progress, RESO’s international expansion, what MLSs can do better to support innovation and startups, and best practices for startups tying to enter the space.