CertifiedTrue a REBNY PropTech Finalist!

Certified Truis truly excited to have been named one of three finalist in REBNY’s PropTech Challenge, Global Virtual Hackathon to be held this November 8th in New York City.

When this competition was first announced REBNY Chairman Bill Rudin stated “The PropTech Challenge leverages the wealth of worldwide technology talent…. to drive innovation and collaboration to address the diverse needs of New York City’s real estate market … New York City has always been the place where innovators want to make their mark.”

John H. Banks, REBNY President also said “The PropTech Challenge will advance New York City’s position as a destination for real estate tech”

Certified True CEO Stephen Graves upon learning that Certified True had been selected as a finalist stated “It is incredibly exciting to be named a finalist in the Blockchain category in REBNY’s PropTech Challenge. Our whole focus has been to make it easy and safe for legal, insurance and real estate professionals to access the benefits of Blockchain in order to reduce fraud, risks and operational costs. To be recognized by the leading real estate organization in New York City as a Blockchain PropTech innovator is simply extraordinary!”

Certified True CIO Ron DaSilva said “ I have to agree with our CEO. For CertifiedTrue to be recognized by REBNY and its Technology Committee as a cutting-edge solution meeting real world needs faced by today’s leading real estate companies is an incredibly important milestone for our startup venture.”

REBNY Proptech Finalists were selected in four challenge categories—Blockchain; Operations & Maintenance; Commercial Brokerage; or Architecture Engineering Construction & Development.

Judges comprised of REBNY members, industry experts, and sponsors reviewed submissions to determine the finalists looking for originality, creativity, strategic thinking, practical implementation and potential value to industry professionals.

The top three finalists in each challenge category have now been invited to present a Demo as part of New York Real Estate Tech Week 2018 being held on Thursday, November 8th in Manhattan.

REBNY noted that this competition builds on its successful Hackathon held last year which brought together 200 of the brightest minds in the property and technology industries.

Devpost, a platform for software competitions hosting this REBNY challenge released this list of finalists in the Blockchain category:

Certified True and Certnet Blockchain

CredsBlock

Charoo

-VJT