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written by Ryan Cox


Bryan Copley is the CEO and Co-Founder at CityBldr.

CityBldr’s software finds under-utilized land that could be developed into more lucrative properties. The company has helped neighbors with single-family homes that could support multi-family apartment buildings sell together as a bundle for greater returns than if they’d sold individually.

What’s the Big Idea?

CityBldr uses machine learning on dozens of disparate data sources to build their proprietary valuation, the CityBldr Estimate. CityBldr works with experienced developers to verify assumptions and to help build the accuracy of CityBldr predictions.


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September 2018 Founders Grove Capital Newsletter

written by Ryan Cox

September 2018 Founders Grove Capital Newsletter

Founders Grove Capital is focused on acquiring the best, most promising multifamily investment opportunities in Dallas-Fort Worth. The demand for multifamily investments in DFW is as competitive as it’s ever been and rightly so, thanks to tremendous population growth and new job creation. We are currently working on the …

The Modern Commercial Real Estate Brokerage’s Back Office with Turner Levison, CEO of CommissionTrac

written by Ryan Cox


Turner Levison is the Co-Founder & CEO of CommissionTrac.

CommissionTrac is the first brokerage transaction management, accounting automation platform for commercial real estate brokers. It fills the need for technology that manages everything that happens after the deal and helps brokers get paid faster.

What’s the Big Idea?

CommissionTrac was created to remove the …

Online Commercial Real Estate Loans with Tim Milazzo, CEO of StackSource

written by Ryan Cox


Tim Milazzo is the Co-Founder & CEO of StackSource.

StackSource’s new marketplace product lets commercial real estate owners and developers easily connect with bank and non-bank lenders. The platform guides users through the process of building a digital loan request, and automatically connects them with matching lenders through StackSource’s proprietary lender database.

What’s the Big …

Automated Multifamily Analysis with Marc Rutzen, CEO of Enodo

written by Ryan Cox


Marc Rutzen is the Co-Founder & CEO of Enodo. 

Enodo automates data collection and analysis to deliver meaningful insights to users, greatly accelerating our users’ collective ability to understand and act upon market opportunities.
What’s the Big Idea?

Enodo’s automated data collection methods provide rich content, free from error-prone human entry, and scale effectively to …

Setting the New Standard for Net Lease Real Estate with Camille Renshaw, CEO of B+E Net Lease

written by Ryan Cox


Camille Renshaw is the Co-Founder & CEO of Brokers + Engineers. 

Brokers + Engineers (B+E) is setting the new standard for net lease real estate brokerage services and performance.  B+E redefines NNN trading through a more fluid process that affords greater transparency, speed and unrivaled transaction efficiencies.
What’s the Big Idea?

Founded by deeply experienced professionals, B+E …

Algorithms Matching Retail Tenants and Landlords with Andrew Tavakoli, Founder of RetailMatch

written by Ryan Cox


Andrew Tavakoli is the Founder of RetailMatch. 

RetailMatch uses over 20 different data sources and 200 variables to identify and vet vacant spaces, scoring against demographics, lifestyle attributes, labor, traffic, and more, optimizing the score with gap and void analyses.

What’s the Big Idea?

RetailMatch is the matchmaker that identifies vacant retail spaces—and scores them …