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DC’s Homesnap Announces Improved Real Estate Data Platform in Partnership with MRIS

By | May 15, 2014 at 6:15 pm

It was announced yesterday that Homesnap, a DC-based, real estate data platform, has plans to release a pro version of their service. The Steve Case-backed company was able to accomplish this through a new partnership with the Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc. (MRIS). Homesnap…


The Winners of Tech Cocktail’s SXSW Power Hour Pitch Jam Are…

By | Mar 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm

In keeping with the fast pace of SXSW, we put 29 startups on stage at our SXSW Startup Celebration sponsored by CEA and .CO for 60 seconds each. There were talking phones, a bit of screaming, and the promise of a tattoo (more on…



Homesnap Uses Big Data and New Snap Feature to Build a Mobile Real Estate Platform

By | Mar 6, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Washington, DC-based Homesnap is set to unveil a powerful new mobile real estate platform at SXSW Interactive. The company, which was formerly Sawbuck, is calling itself the first real estate platform built specifically for the mobile era. This launch integrates big data, mobile-friendly home…



Sawbuck Secures $3.5M from Revolution Ventures After Meeting at Tech Cocktail SXSW Event

By | Aug 6, 2012 at 9:06 am

As a startup, what’s the best reason to demo at a Tech Cocktail mixer?  If you asked Guy Wolcott, CEO at Sawbuck, there are 3,500,001 reasons (a pitch is one). Announced earlier today, Sawbuck, the DC-based creators of Homesnap– the “Shazaam for housing information” –…


Stitch Labs, FitOrbit, SpotFlux, Homesnap and Peekseed Awarded At SXSW

By | Mar 14, 2012 at 11:23 pm

With the buzz of SXSW in full effect this past Saturday at Tech Cocktail’s #Startuplife Celebration presented by .CO we showcased 33 startups from across the country, with 13 states and 5 countries represented. We had a solid set of judges come through and…



Sawbuck Launches HomeSnap App to Make Searching for Real Estate Info Easier

By | Mar 8, 2012 at 2:30 pm

Founder Guy Wolcott of DC-based startup Sawbuck wants to change real estate. “We saw how anti-consumer the real estate business was. Real estate brokers hoarded access to the secret MLS data to protect their old models. So we wanted to give consumers more control…


33 Startups Showcasing At Tech Cocktail’s SXSW Event – Vote For Your Favorite

By | Feb 29, 2012 at 3:00 pm

We are excited to announce the participating startups for Tech Cocktail’s South by Southwest (SXSW) event: #Startuplife Celebration presented by .CO. It was one of the toughest group of startups we’ve ever had to sort through, and in all honesty, we wish we had…