Pavonis Group Selects The News Funnel As Its News Source For Its Growing Platform Of Companies
Newly formed real estate operating and investment group chooses The News Funnel to supply targeted news content
(NEW YORK, N.Y. – June 18, 2014) – Pavonis Group, a newly formed real estate technology investment and operating company, announced today that it has entered into a joint venture with The News Funnel, the leading news platform for the real estate industry. Under this agreement, The News Funnel will provide customized news feeds to the rapidly growing network of companies under the Pavonis umbrella of real estate technology sites.
Pavonis Group is a partnership formed by some of the most successful and prominent CEOs, company operators and college professors in the real estate world. Through its four operating entities: Pavonis Capital Partners, Pavonis Advisory Partners, Pavonis Pix-Property Immersion Xperience and RealNex, Pavonis Group combines the best practices of data collection, consulting and technological solutions into one company. A few of the real estate technology companies Pavonis has invested in include the crowdfunding platform ProHatch LLC and the video start-up, StoryVine, Inc. Through RealNex, the group has also acquired industry leading CRM system, REA, “propose to close” solution, REI Wise and the property listing portal, PropertyLine.
The News Funnel has established itself as the most comprehensive database for real estate information on the Internet since launching in 2012. With approximately 3,000 sources of news aggregated from the media, bloggers and real estate companies, the site provides users with tools to create customized news feeds based on their own personal preferences. The News Funnel currently covers 32 markets and is expanding rapidly.
"We are thrilled to announce our news sharing partnership with Pavonis Group," stated Michael Beckerman, founder/CEO of The News Funnel. "As part of our business model, we are using our enormous content hub to provide sites such as Pavonis and its operating companies with customized news feeds that seamlessly integrate into its product offerings. We are therefore very proud to announce our newest venture with Pavonis. We expect great things from this partnership, given its vast reach of affiliated companies and integrated corporate umbrella.”
"When we searched the real estate landscape to find a news provider to complement our suite of services under the Pavonis brand, we knew The News Funnel was the perfect fit," stated Mark Kingston, a founder and managing partner of Pavonis Group. "The News Funnel has the right technology, leadership and strategy to dominate the real estate news space. Pavonis is proud to have closed on another significant transaction as we build out our platform to be the leading technology, operating and investment company in the real estate space," Kingston concluded.
About Pavonis Group
The Pavonis Group was formed to transform the commercial real estate industry by leveraging the partners’ extensive collective expertise and experience in the global real estate, capital markets and technology industries to deliver solutions that will improve the efficiency and transparency of the industry. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Pavonis Group includes 11 partners who are based around the world. The partners are a Who’s Who of industry leaders, including former executives from Argus Software, IBM, BMC, ING Global Real Estate, Credit Suisse, NAI Global and the former head of the real estate program at Indiana University.
For more information, visit www.pavonisgroup.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.