Second Century Ventures (SCV) is a venture capital fund focused on promoting innovation in the real estate industry and helping to enable the entrepreneurial spirit of real estate thrive. SCV has been fully capitalized by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR). With over 1 million members, NAR is the largest trade association in the country. NAR can provide immediate strategic value to Second Century Ventures’ portfolio companies by allowing them access to the vast resources of a 300-person organization with expertise, influence and power that comes only by being ingrained in an industry for over 100 years.
The Principals at Second Century Ventures are seasoned entrepreneurs and investment professionals with deep experience in technology and real estate industries. Along with the resources of NAR, the Investment Team offers expertise, thought leadership and a strong relationship network to help its portfolio companies attain their goals.
Second Century Ventures typically invests in real estate technology companies with the following characteristics:
- $2 - $30 million in revenue – with some exceptions, SCV will consider opportunities outside this range
- A fit with NAR and NAR Members strategic goals
- Market leaders poised for growth
- Teams that can build world-class companies
SCV has the ability to be a significant value add investment partner and can bring NAR’s insight, experience and market to help its portfolio companies. SCV will work hard for its portfolio companies and because of its dedication, it imposes high standards for its partnerships. Once under its umbrella, the guidance, network and support SCV provides becomes a catalyst for high growth companies that they would otherwise not be able to attain.