Second Century Ventures Opens Applications for 2024 REACH Commercial Program

By klrw460 March 5, 2024

Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has announced the opening of applications for its 2024 REACH Commercial technology growth program. Recognized as the most active global venture fund in real estate technology, Second Century Ventures oversees the operation of the acclaimed REACH program across various regions including North and South America, Europe, Australia, and the Asia-Pacific.

Under the leadership of Managing Partner Bob Gillespie, the REACH Commercial program, now in its sixth year, aims to provide a comprehensive curriculum that supports entrepreneurs focused on developing innovative solutions for all commercial sector asset classes.

Bob Gillespie has highlighted the program’s proficiency in fostering growth within the property technology (prop-tech) sector. He emphasized the program’s history of assisting its participants in overcoming significant industry challenges, thereby transforming these hurdles into opportunities for innovation. This approach not only increases the market presence of these companies but also accelerates their development.

The REACH Commercial program is designed to scale the most promising new technology companies in the real estate industry, covering areas such as brokerage, developer services, housing, and financial solutions. Participants in the program are afforded premier access to mentorship from leaders across the real estate, venture capital, and technology sectors, education from top industry experts on navigating the trillion-dollar global property industry, exclusive opportunities at impactful conferences, trade shows, and networking events, unique access to top media and academic organizations, and a global network of highly talented, like-minded entrepreneurs from over 250 REACH portfolio companies and curated program sponsors.

Dave Garland, another managing partner at Second Century Ventures, praised the REACH Commercial program for championing pioneering companies that are set to shape the future of real estate technology. He noted that the program provides these innovators with unparalleled resources and expertise, thereby fostering their growth and impact within the industry.

Applications for the 2024 REACH Commercial program are being accepted until April 15, 2024. Further information about the REACH program and the application process can be found at

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