The News Funnel Selected As Exclusive News Provider For RealConnex
Innovative real estate networking platform partners with The News Funnel to supply real time news to RealConnex subscribers
NEW YORK, NY (June, 12, 2014)– The News Funnel announced today that it has been selected as the exclusive news provider for RealConnex, the first business-to-business networking site designed specifically for real estate professionals. Through the agreement, the latest industry-related content from The News Funnel will be made available for RealConnex users to access at all times. RealConnex is expected to launch within the next few months and will be one of the most unique and innovative sites ever created for the real estate industry. RealConnex is anticipating 100,000 subscribers in its first year of operation.
RealConnex helps lay the groundwork for real estate deals by targeting, aggregating and then matching members from nine key disciplines across the industry with targeted business development opportunities. As the largest comprehensive database of real estate-related content, The News Funnel will serve as an invaluable resource for RealConnex users to utilize in their research and deal-making pursuits. Each user can choose from the thousands of news sources, blogs, press releases, and market research reports aggregated by The News Funnel based off of specific criteria like geographic markets and areas of interest, allowing for a completely customizable stream of news.
In addition to the advantages RealConnex users will enjoy as a result of the agreement, companies registered at The News Funnel will also benefit by having their own company news streaming in real time on the RealConnex platform. This self-publishing tool will also be made available to all companies registered for RealConnex.
“Part of our plan has always been to have news feeds as part of our site’s many features,” stated Roy Abrams, CEO of RealConnex. “When we evaluated the sites that could provide this solution to our subscribers, it was clear that The News Funnel was the best choice. They have built the largest database of content in the real estate industry and offer a terrific tool that scrapes this content for relevance, so each subscriber can curate their own feed. We are excited about working with their team to make RealConnex THE destination for content and connectivity.”
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Roy and his team at RealConnex,” stated Michael Beckerman, founder and CEO of The News Funnel. “Having spent a lot of time with their team, I have been incredibly impressed with their vision and their product. No doubt RealConnex will be a resounding success and we are proud to be a part of it.”
$150 - 200 billion of real estate transactions are executed annually in the USA by professionals across nine key disciplines: Developers, Investors, Lenders, Real Estate Advisers, Lawyers, Brokers, Design, Build, Engineering, etc. RealConnex matches these professionals to deals and to each other against sector specific criteria. It allows members to build practical professional networking environments and develop new business in ways that were never possible before, at a fraction of the cost.
Best described as Match.com meets LinkedIn for the professional real estate community, RealConnex translates the sensitivities, confidentialities and legacy methods of an $11 trillion industry into a powerful and disruptive on-line solution. RealConnex, the first site of its type and an industry game changer, will emerge as the largest aggregator of real estate professionals in the world.
RealConnex is a platform developed by Real Estate Professionals for Real Estate Professionals.
For more information, please visit http://www.realconnex.com/.
About The News Funnel
The News Funnel is the largest news search engine for the real estate industry. The free site features thousands of feeds, sourced and indexed from industry-specific trade publications, major media sources, companies and professionals. In addition to search, subscribers can create customizable real estate news feeds based on their geographic markets, industry segments and areas of interest, accessible on their personalized home pages that refresh 24/7.
In addition to pulling in news from thousands of media sources, The News Funnel features Company News Channels — web pages that are available at no charge to companies, where they can upload press releases, event notifications, blogs and market research reports, which are made available to its readers.
The News Funnel is currently available in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami/South Florida, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Jersey, New York, Orlando, Pennsylvania, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis and Washington, D.C with new markets being expanded to on a regular basis.
For more information visit www.thenewsfunnel.com and be sure to download the new mobile app at the Apple App Store: