Canadian startup launches “Tinder for real estate”
21 Aug 2015Would you buy a home like you’d find a date on Tinder? That’s what the Canadian-based entrepreneurs behind Pocket Homes are hoping. The app, which its founders have dubbed the “Tinder of real estate,” presents users with homes that meet their search criteria, then asks them to swipe if they’re interested. The “liked” homes are then shared with other members of the users’ group – a spouse, close fr
Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.