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PorchPass Hires Rackspace Co-Founder to Scale Fintech Platform
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PorchPass Hires Rackspace Co-Founder to Scale Fintech Platform

PorchPass, a financial technology (fintech) app developed by Braustin Homes, has hired software developer Dirk Elmendorf, Rackspace Technology co-founder, along with Jobward developers Brett Elmendorf, Natalie Karney, and Emily Rodriguez to help scale the San Antonio startup’s fintech platform.PorchPass is the first fintech app designed for land buyers, sellers, and dealerships in the manufactured housing sector. Braustin Homes created PorchPass as a cash-backed solution to streamline the new home construction process for manufactured homes.While Braustin Homes addressed the need for a streamlined home-buying experience — something co-founder and CEO Alberto Piña discovered the U.S. homebuilding industry overall wrestles with — one critical piece was missing. These same buyers ofte...
Braustin Homes Launches PorchPass, a Fintech App for Manufactured Home Buyers
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Braustin Homes Launches PorchPass, a Fintech App for Manufactured Home Buyers

One innovative homebuilding company has again disrupted the industry with its latest innovation. Braustin Homes announced Thursday the launch of PorchPass, a financial technology (fintech) platform.PorchPass is the first fintech app designed for land buyers, land sellers, and dealerships in the manufactured housing space. Braustin Homes created PorchPass as a cash-backed solution to streamline the new home construction process, giving buyers the power and speed of a cash close in today’s hyper-competitive housing market.The new fintech platform is available in Texas, which accounts for approximately 20% of the national manufactured home dealership market. PorchPass was initially open to Braustin customers and is now offered to select dealerships in a pilot program.Braustin Home...
Tech-Driven Braustin Homes Lands $1.9M Seed Funding Round
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Tech-Driven Braustin Homes Lands $1.9M Seed Funding Round

Braustin Homes, a San Antonio-based factory-built home business, has landed a $1.875 million seed funding round led by the venture capital fund Geekdom Fund, with participation from City Rise Ventures investors Graham Weston and Pat Matthews, and angel investor Pat Condon.Brothers Alberto and Jason Piña founded Braustin Homes in 2017 with a vision to build affordable manufactured homes in South and Central Texas. They plan to use the seed funding to scale operations across the state of Texas. A tech-fueled home-buying business model The Piñas discovered the homebuilding industry struggles with a complicated buying process. From its earliest days, the startup incorporated technology into their operations for a seamless customer experience. Based out of Geekdom, a downtown co-worki...
Buy a Braustin Home Using an App on Your Cellphone
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Buy a Braustin Home Using an App on Your Cellphone

On the eighth floor of Geekdom, a downtown co-working office space, brothers Alberto and Jason Piña are busy responding to customers buying a mobile home. The brothers founded Braustin Mobile Homes in early 2017 as a disruptive mobile home dealership, giving prospective customers virtual reality home model tours and sending customers drone videos of the progress on their build site.Since January, their customers have also been buying homes using what most of us carry in our hand or our back pocket—a cellphone.The co-founders soon realized the need for a documents processing app to give customers an easier way to buy a home using nothing more complicated than a cellphone for their purchase. The Braustin Docs app streamlines the home buying process from submitting the financial quali...
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