In The Exchange with KB, host Kirill Bensonoff continues his series of interviews with today’s top innovators and business leaders to know. In this latest episode, KB is joined by David Friedman, co-founder of Knox Financial.
David Friedman founded Boston Logic (now Propertybase) in 2004, grew it into one of the largest software providers to real estate brokers, and sold it in 2016. Under Dave’s leadership, Boston Logic sold software to brokerages around the US and served tens of thousands of realtors. He recently co-founded Knox Financial, which is changing the way homeowners build wealth by making it easy to turn a home into an income property. This spring, Knox raised $1.4M, launched a pilot in Boston, and began accepting units onto the platform.
01:42 Boston Logic
03:05 The real estate vertical
07:52 The next big idea
12:12 Knox Financial
14:03 Long term vs short term rentals
20:23 The go-to-market plan
22:11 Revolutionary technologies in real estate and fintech
25:52 Real estate as an asset class for consumers
29:28 The problem with appraisals
32:50 Blockchain and areas in need of improvement