After Recent Fundraising Round, yaza Promotes Key Hire Tara Dugan
At yaza, diversity is key. In order to effectively meet the needs of such a diverse audience, yaza understands the need to have people who think differently from each other and who have overcome different challenges. "Diversity has been a consistent theme of my career," says yaza founder and CEO Peter Sisson, "not just because it's right, but because it's good for business."
yaza Closes New Round of Funding as Growth Accelerates
Soaring interest in the new social platform has attracted a who's who of top Silicon Valley and real estate investors.
yaza Lights Up HousingWire Tech100 for Real Estate
Named a top tech disruptor, yaza empowers big brokerages to attract digital natives. yaza's initial growth was spurred by its unique Certified Reality™ technology, which enables the app's story-like home tours to be authenticated and time-stamped, building trust when travel restrictions prevent in-person visits. HousingWire named yaza a Tech100 Award winner as a digital disruptor because its technology combines "the right formula of technology with business strategy, to solve real industry problems."
yaza Receives 2021 Top Innovators Award
Driven by Massive Growth and Adoption, yaza Named Top Innovator by PIL San Francisco, Calif., February 24, 2021 – Yaza, The first true agent-centric app for real estate, has been awarded the 2021 Top Innovators Awards by Progress in Lending (PIL). Yaza has been doubling down on it’s Social Selling Video App, which makes the Real Estate Agent core to Homebuying. The award validates recent investments in the company by top leaders in tech, payments, proptech, marketing and real estate coaching. Initially driven by social distancing needs, the Silicon Valley-based social video start-up Yaza is gaining broad usage in the Real Estate industry as it approaches 20,000 new users in the past 12 months.
Yaza's CEO Selected to Join TechCrunch Include's 2020-21 Cohort
The 12 month program is launching this week at TechCrunch Disrupt promoting diversity for cutting edge tech companies
COVID-19 AND REAL ESTATE
The pandemic has given rise to unimaginable distress—but powerful examples of adaptability and resilience will have lasting impact.
Mobile app Yaza geo-tags video content for listings and lifestyles
Made for the iPhone, Yaza automatically maps every place you record a video, making it an ideal technology for property tours and neighborhood marketing.
As Fake Videos Threaten, New Tools Help Fight Back
Today the company is launching with an emphasis on the real estate market. Virtual home tours and remote tracking of construction work are two proofs of concept. The company plans on using a “Dropbox” model for generating revenue. The app is free; the storage is not. Sisson believes the app is on track towards restoring confidence on the Internet. Ultimately, he believes Yaza can help journalists, politicians, and anyone using video messaging prove a video’s authenticity.
Coronavirus: How Brokers Are Responding and Adapting
Lots of agents are wondering how they will be able to stay on the job and earn a living without putting themselves, friends and family at risk,” says Sisson. “With Yaza, the agent records narrated showings once and then the homebuyers tour houses in the app from the safety of their homes. This way, they only need to visit properties if they know they want to make an offer.
House Hunting in the Age of Coronavirus; the Duggars Finally Sold Their $1.5M Flip
As many of us (including your favorite podcasters!) practice social distancing, Coronavirus is top of mind. And because buying and selling a house is such a contact sport, we couldn't help but wonder how the house hunting process has changed.