Nine Companies Announced for Start-Up Alley at Real Estate Connect® in New York City

Alameda, California (EastBayDaily) — Inman News™, the leader in independent real estate and technology news announced that nine companies will be added to the Start-Up Alley program at its upcoming Real Estate Connect® conference in New York City, January 11-13, 2012.

Real Estate Connect is the industry’s premier technology gathering. More than 1,000 leading real estate brokers, C-level executives, entrepreneurs, journalists, analysts and investors from around the globe are expected to attend.

Companies featured in Start-Up Alley will include:

Imfuna Imfuna is a complete property inspection and reporting system. The digital platform uses mobile and cloud technology to guide users through the inspection and reporting process. The system automates many of the steps, reducing inspection/reporting times by 75% or more. Of special note is the seamless dictation/transcription service.

Keepsum KeepSum is the first business group-buying site specifically engineered for the real estate industry. Keepsum helps small business owners cut existing business expenses by up to 60% by negotiating group rates on the products and services they’re already using.

Nest4Less Nest4Less is a free marketing tool designed to deliver ongoing value to you and your contacts. By your invitation, contacts gain access to home-related tips, promotions, referrals and discounts. You get viral, automated exposure to clients and prospects staying top-of-mind in between interactions and transactions, creating customers-for-life. helps people who are moving or relocating, select the best neighborhood to live in by providing detailed information about lifestyle, schools, interesting places nearby, and crime & safety – in an easy to use, visually engaging, map-based website.

RealLead RealLead, LLC is a technology start-up company headquartered in Eugene, Oregon. Their mobile marketing tools help connect the homebuyer to the Realtor in real-time, via texting, QR codes, and audio recording of listings. They are building an innovative Lead Marketplace that will allow bidding of qualified real estate leads. Follow RealLead: @RealLeadNews

RealSatisfied Your reputation is important. So how are you managing yours? Real Satisfied is the customer satisfaction solution built specifically for real estate. Using RealSatisfied you and your team can receive real actionable feedback as it happens. Visit and start a 30 day free trial.

R.E.N.T. R.E.N.T. provides broker partners with a turn-key solution for success in the evolving real estate market via an efficient & proven rental process. R.E.N.T.’s ongoing training and support assures continued success for all R.E.N.T. participants. This process allows the broker to “fish upstream” in a very new and effective way.

RentMatch A Seattle real estate startup building a new platform that brings pricing transparency to the rental market, maximizes rental revenue for property owners and matches pre-qualified renters with property owners. Renters can also easily search rental listings from multiple sources and be matched with the perfect place to rent.

Stages Realty Services America’s ONLY full-service, on-demand Brokerage Management Solution. Providing Agent Management, Listing Management, Contract to Close, Transaction Coordination, Technology Services, Accounting and Compliance and Professional Business Consulting & Training Services. Stages Realty Services’ cloud-based, world-class technologies improve efficiency and profitability at every level of your Brokerage.

Real Estate Connect NY will take place at the Marriot Marquis hotel in Times Square, and will be preceded by Agent Reboot™ New York on January 10. Agent Reboot is a daylong program designed to help local real estate pros master new technologies and marketing techniques.

More than 50 speakers will present at Real Estate Connect NY, including Inman News founder Brad Inman, Co-founder and CEO of OnSwipe Jason Baptiste, Co-founder of Layar Claire Boonstra , Managing Director of Customer Research at The New York Times Brian Brett , and Author Jeff Jarvis ,

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