Real Estate Weekend @ Harvard
 

Congratulations to the winners of REVC 2016,

RateGravity!

 

 

RateGravity is redefining the mortgage qualification process and delivering lower rates to borrowers through its local lender marketplace.

(Learn more by selecting the above image.)


Congratulations to accompanying finalists, Abode and Yorango.

And thank you to all of our semi-finalist teams!


Applications are Now Closed

REVENUE
BUSINESS CANNOT BE GENERATING REVENUES OVER $1 MILLION AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2015.

CAPITAL
BUSINESSes must HAVE RAISED LESS THAN $500K OF CAPITAL AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2015 AND CANNOT HAVE RAISED A SERIES A ROUND.

Innovators
current or proposed business aims to solve a problem or address an unmet need in any sector of the broader real estate industry.

 
 
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Competition Format

 

Before you arrive
Judges review pitch presentations in advance
To ensure familiarity

 

First pitch
your team Presents behind closed doors
(6 min with 4 min Q&A)

 

Judges deliberate
to choose finalists

 

Final pitch
Finalists pitch in front of live audience
(10 min, no Q&A)

 

Winners announced
 

 


 

Judging Criteria

FINANCIALS
Reasonable business model

 

Solution
Must-have or nice-to-have?

 

Risk
Regulatory or unseen risks

IMPACT
OVERALL IMPACT TO THE INDUSTRY

 

SCALE
CUSTOMERS AND SCALE OVER TIME

 

COMPETITION
NAVIGATING COMPETITION

 

TEAM
WHY YOU?

 

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Judge Line Up

Our judging panels are comprised of investors from leading venture capital, private equity, and real estate firms, as well as key thought leaders from the industry.

Justin Alanis

Bob Gillespie

Jason Shuman

frank apeseche

Josh Green

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DK Smith

Karen Hollinger

Maria Stamolis

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ED WALTERS

Edward Coady

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Dhani Jones

 

 

REVC Organizers

Chris Lawlor
MBA
Harvard Business School

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Marcus Goodwin
MDes in Real Estate
Graduate School of Design

Lauren McClellan
Master of Architecture
Graduate School of Design

Brynne McNulty
MBA
Harvard Business School

Keyur Patel
MBA
Harvard Business School

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Jordan Bruder
MDes, Real Estate
Graduate School of Design

Chu Chu Ajukwu
MBA
Harvard Business School

Ben Pleat
BA in Economics
Harvard College

Andrew Velo-Arias
MBA & MPP
Harvard Business School & Kennedy School of Government

 
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Aaron Hill
Master of Landscape Architecture
Graduate School of Design

 
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