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HW 2021 Rising Star: Malte Kramer

Malte Kramer

As the CEO and founder of one of the fastest-growing real estate tech companies in North America, German native Malte Kramer is leading the next generation of real estate software. At 31 years old, Malte is building a platform to serve the top real estate agents in the country. In 2020, Luxury Presence ranked No. 322 in the INC 5,000 list of fastest-growing companies in the U.S. In 2020 alone, the Luxury Presence team grew from 35 full-time employees to over 80. Luxury Presence also launched new partnerships with several national brokerages and released its new website platform ‘Presence​’. Under Kramer’s leadership, Luxury Presence has become the go-to marketing company for successful agents and the company’s client list boasts 60 agents and teams who were named to the Real Trends “The Thousand” List.

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
“The best advice I ever received was in an article by Ben Horowitz called ‘Which Way Do You Run?’ In the article, he talks about facing your fears and worries head on. I believe this is great advice for anyone, but especially for optimistic founders and CEOs. If I know deep down that something is wrong, I force myself to confront that reality right away. It’s always uncomfortable in the moment but it’s a lot better than missing a threat or having a small issue linger and turn into something big.”

Name:

Malte Kramer

Age:

31

Title:

CEO & Founder

Company Name:

Luxury Presence

3d rendering of a row of luxury townhouses along a street

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