Hear how to raise big funding (and use it well) from FirstMark’s Rick Heitzmann and Orchard’s Court Cunningham
Orchard, founded in 2017, was relatively early to the proptech industry. The corporation, primarily called Perch, focused on dual-trackers, which are kinfolks who are both buying and selling a home simultaneously. FirstMark Capital passed both the Series A and the Serial B fund rounds for Orchard, doubling down on the real estate platform.
It goes without saying, we’re absolutely thrilled to have FirstMark Capital Managing Partner Rick Heitzmann and Orchard CEO Court Cunningham join us on an upcoming escapade of Extra Crunch Live. The incident takes place on May 5 at 3pm ET/ midday PT. Register here .
Orchard has raised more than $ 350 million, including a $200 miilion+ indebtednes financing. Alongside running a full brokerage busines for dual-tracking home buyers and sellers, it also offers title and mortgage services. But what’s most interesting about the vertically integrated fellowship is the innovation it’s doing around the consumer experience. Namely, Orchard is taking an entirely new approach to home researching, which has been incredibly stagnant despite the hurry-up to digitize the process by major tech players.
Orchard admits consumers to get ML-driven recommendations based on residences they’ve already liked, and examination by various chambers in the house. For example, perhaps the backyard or the kitchen is the most important part of the house — Orchard gives you default to that pic when browsing listings.
Meanwhile, Rick Heitzmann founded FirstMark Capital all the way back in 2008. He’s resulted investing in corporations including Pinterest, Airbnb, StubHub, Tapad, DraftKings, Riot Games, Ro, Discord, Carta and more.
On Extra Crunch Live, we’ll talk more about what Heitzmann looks for in a benefactor, what he watches in Cunningham and the future of proptech, why Cunningham chose FirstMark and even take a walk through Orchard’s early lurch deck.
We’ll too look at pitch decks submitted by the audience, giving you the chance to hear immediately from a benefactor and investor how they ingest funding decks, what works and what doesn’t. If you want to submit your deck to be featured in a future chapter of ECL, hit up this connection.
It’s gonna be a blast.
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