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  • Real estate and fintech solution CertifID raises $1.7M in seed round financing

    Initial round led by Wakestream Ventures
    Authentication software provider CertifID announced it has raised $1.7 million in its seed round of financing, led by Wakestream Ventures. The company was founded in 2017 by the owners and founders of Sun Title, and entrepreneur Tyler Adams, after Sun Title fell victim to a social engineering fraud scheme that cost the company almost $200,000.
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  • Neptune Flood secures $2 million in seed financing round

    Flood insurance provider planning expansion
    Flood insurance provider Neptune Flood has secured more than $2 million in seed round funding. The investment was led by Trevor Burgess, founder and former CEO of C1 Bank, with participation from existing investor and Neptune’s CEO and co-founder, Jim Albert.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2016 HW Vanguard Award winners

    40 executives leading the mortgage industry
    Amid the potential new direction from the White House, Congress and regulators, leadership in our industry is more important than ever. Which is why HousingWire is proud to present the 40 winners of our 2016 Vanguard award. These leaders from all segments of the mortgage ecosphere demonstrate that our industry is more than capable of meeting the challenges that lie ahead.
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  • This is how HousingWire will celebrate the housing industry's Insiders

    New award program recognizes your company's best-kept secret
    We love executives, but we want to champion the people who are invaluable to companies in a hundred other ways as well. The HW Insiders will recognize the professionals that are central to a company's success — the people everyone knows internally as a critical resource, but who aren't as visible to the industry at large.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2016 Rising Stars

    50 young leaders energizing the housing economy
    Many of these 50 winners are leading their companies from the C-Suite, deciding overall strategy for their organizations and staking out new territory. Others are contributing through innovation, product development, process enhancements and big data analysis.
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  • From HW Magazine

    The next big thing in SFR: Lending to landlords

    Financing small real estate investors provides big opportunity
    Tighter regulation and higher risk aversion — both to actual risk and to headline risk — in the world of mainstream lending mean that despite the opportunity available with SFR investors, traditional lenders have by and large not jumped on this opportunity. That leaves these nontraditional national lenders a bigger share of the pie in a market that in the past has been largely the domain of local and regional hard-money lenders.
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  • Auction.com: Investors still flip for flipping

    Still favor fix-and-flip over renting
    Despite rising rents, investors still prefer fixing and flipping houses as opposed to buying a house for the purpose of renting it out, according to a new report from Auction.com. But results vary depending on whether the house was purchased at a live auction or an online auction.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Big banks, big returns?

    Some of the nation's largest financial institutions offer better deals at low risk
    The real no-brainer, however, is to look at how the bank performed in the last downturn. Invest in one that not only didn’t need a bailout but one that didn’t take major risks for the sake of short-term versus long-term gains.
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