Funds up to $ 40K per team
Offers 16 Mentors
Funds 10 startups per year
Markets Construction Internet of Things Real Estate Retail Robotics +27
Invests in North America
MOTIVE is an entrepreneur-first accelerator with a focus on customer development for early stage tech companies in the real estate sector. Texas is the biggest technology exporter in the country, and we leverage extensive real estate, technology, and international industry networks to create awesome companies.

We are interested in the best teams, reflecting what is important to us: intensive focus on the lean entrepreneurial process, a strong and cohesive team, a give-before-you-get mentality, and strong desire to change the built environment.

The MOTIVE mentor network includes experts from industry leaders like Trammell Crow, CBRE, Hillwood, CompStak, ViewTheSpace, DisruptCRE, ManagedByQ, and REthink CRM.

We invest a base amount of $40k. We also have significant capital available to lead follow-on funding for program participants....
MOTIVE is an entrepreneur-first accelerator with a focus on customer development for early stage tech companies in the real estate sector. Texas is the biggest technology exporter in the country, and we leverage extensive real estate, technology, and international industry networks to create awesome companies.

We are interested in the best teams, reflecting what is important to us: intensive focus on the lean entrepreneurial process, a strong and cohesive team, a give-before-you-get mentality, and strong desire to change the built environment.

The MOTIVE mentor network includes experts from industry leaders like Trammell Crow, CBRE, Hillwood, CompStak, ViewTheSpace, DisruptCRE, ManagedByQ, and REthink CRM.

We invest a base amount of $40k. We also have significant capital available to lead follow-on funding for program participants.
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B C Co-Founder
John Backes
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John Backes Co-Founder Started 5 companies. Invested in 10 companies. $1bn+ in multifamily investment sales. I bike to work #mydtd.
Jonathan Van
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Jonathan Van Co-Founder Relentless entrepreneur hell bent on fixing the R&D system.
Sean Caho
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Sean Caho Co-Founder A design thinker with VC experience fascinated by how our spaces impact our lives.
Brian Teague
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Brian Teague Serial entreprenuer who loves to build companies. Christian technologist who loves to tinker with computers, plays soccer and runs.
Jen McCabe
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Jen McCabe The News Funnel is a real estate news website that aggregates content from over 3,000 media sites, companies can also upload content.
Kevin Loftis
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Michael Price
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Michael Price Internet renaissance man that started his web journey in 1995 as the president of a local ISP.
Rhett Miller
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Rhett Miller Regional Director at VTS
Saurabh Gupta
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Saurabh Gupta Head of Business Development/Strategic Partnerships at Channel Growth, Founder @Cohopping, #realTechTO, Serial Entrepreneur, Hustler
Sohin Shah
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Trey Bowles
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Trey Bowles Cofounder @theDECtx, @DallasSmartCity, @MSC_Dallas, @Innov8te1 serial entrepreneur. husband. father. believer. linkedin.com/in/treybowles
urvi bhandari
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urvi bhandari Nomad, Social Scientist. Passionate about changing the paradigm of how we live, work & play by connecting people, places & projects.

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