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Pitchfest Highlights Housing Innovation

In April, the Housing Innovation Alliance, LLC and the University of Denver – Daniels College of Business co-hosted the first in-person Housing Innovation Summit since the pandemic began. It was great to be back among friends and so many new faces to talk about opportunities for innovation in housing, hear real stories of what’s working and what isn’t, and … Read more

What’s next for our industry?

It’s a loaded question but the answer might be optimism meets innovation. Zonda’s Mollie Carmichael’s topic at this year’s Summit was simply titled, “Market Update.” But if you attended her presentation, you know it was much, much more than that. It was a sermon.  Mollie framed the current economic outlook, demographic trends and general trends … Read more

KP Reddy Connects the Funding Dots at Summit Keynote

Start-ups and investors have more in common than they think. Day 2 at the 2023 Housing Innovation Summit was a bit different than the other days. Attendees were given the opportunity to take the Innovation in Action Tours or get inspired by start-up presentations at Pitchfest. At the closing of the day, however, everyone gathered … Read more

The Summit is NEXT WEEK

We’re doing things a little differently this year… Check out what to expect and spend some time pre-reading + watching via the links below. Pitchfest Watch 2-3 minute videos from our Pitchfest finalists and read a short intro to each. Innovation in Action Tours Check out where we’re headed and who will be there. Session … Read more

More From Our Pitchfest Finalists

In case you missed it, we announced our Pitchfest finalists last week! Congratulations to all of those selected this year. Watch the videos below to learn more about each company before they pitch their solutions live at the Housing Innovation Summit on April 26, in Denver. If you aren’t joining us at the Summit, (register … Read more

Innovation In Action Tours

We’re headed to Denver for our 2023 Housing Innovation Summit that we’re co-hosting with the University of Denver. Throughout the program, we’ll share insights for ensuring operational agility (Design + Build); driving greater business resilience (ESG); creating customers for life (Home as a Service); attracting + retaining tomorrow’s leaders (Talent); and digitally empowering the team … Read more

Pitchfest Finalists Announced

The Housing Innovation Summit has always been a forum for startups and industry to connect, share ideas, and explore business opportunities. Up-and-comers have secured strategic advisors + advocates, demonstration partners, and multimillion-dollar investors and have even been acquired after meeting through the Alliance. We’re proud of the matches we’ve made so far and will get … Read more

Housing Innovation Summit

April 25-27 | Denver Our Summit is back + better than ever! We’re expanding the program to include up to 300 of the industry’s most forward-thinking + collaborative leaders, while maintaining the intimate interactions you love. The Alliance will be co-hosting this year’s event with the University of Denver on their campus – featuring insights … Read more

Podcast: Innovation in Housing with Margaret Whelan

In Season 4, Episode 5 of the Housing Innovation Alliance’s Podcast we sat down with Margaret Whelan, CEO of Whelan Advisory Capital Markets, to discuss Innovation in Housing. Margaret is passionate about the opportunities for innovation across the U.S. housing industry — and she’s a Keynote speaker at our Housing Innovation Summit, where she’ll talk about leaving … Read more

IBS 2023

This year at the International Builders Show, we partnered with the University of Denver and SGC Horizon to participate in events featuring innovation in Design and Build, ESG, Home as a Service, Talent, and Tech and Data.  In what we called the “Show Floor Blitz,” leadership from the Alliance and the University of Denver –including … Read more