Founded by Stanford GSB Alumni Malte Kramer in 2016 and headquartered in Santa Monica, Luxury Presence provides stunning, template-based real estate websites and a full suite of marketing products and services to the real estate industry. Luxury Presence currently services more than 350 clients worldwide, an approximately 400% increase in the last year; and 17 of its clients were ranked in the top 100 in the U.S. by the Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends. The company has recently announced a $2.1 million seed round led by Switch Ventures with investment from Jade Mills, a Beverly Hills realtor with over $4 Billion in career sales.
We grew our client base over 500% in the last 12 months.
We bootstrapped to over $1M in ARR before raising our Seed round.
Our clients include 17 of the Top 100 real estate agents (by sales volume) in the US.
We are a flat organization putting emphasis on ownership on the product-level. For day to day and week to week management we operate on 2 week sprints using a standard scrumboard. It's important to us that everyone is able to weigh in on technical decisions for the products he/she is working on, often seeing a project through from design to release to users. All work is code-reviewed on Github and merged to staging where CI/CD processes take over. Everyone on the team works remote on Fridays!
1) Scaling our platform from hundreds to tens of thousands of users over the next 12 months. 2) Creating a component based website builder for the real estate sector. 3) Creating the next generation of real estate home search tools. 4) Building out powerful publishing, property management, and marketing/follow-up automation features.
We are building a website/page builder from the ground up - giving users the ability to easily create beautiful websites. There are multiple components and challenges, including the transformation and serialization of intermediate formats to html/css, modelling all website interactions, and the eventual hosting of static content behind a cdn. On the frontend, we are going above and beyond to create a delightful, interactive experience, taking all the user inputs required and presenting the user with their work in progress.
One of our key product offerings is our property search, involving syncing property data with 3rd party vendors and indexing in elasticsearch. Real Estate agents can take advantage of these features to maintain dynamic data on their websites and to provide property-search features.
Marketing tools and lead management are important to our users. As we prepare to scale, we'll need to examine our data warehousing options and how to best provide reporting and automation to real-estate agents.
The engineering team strongly values learning. We want to hear about your side projects or that blog post you read! This spills over in to our attitude towards how we build the platform and ultimately make technical decisions. For example, we use React with Apollo/GraphQL because we saw an opportunity to better do manage state with our app with how we were already building API endpoints in Node. In our broader company culture, we want everyone to participate in the company vision and to dream big. Obsess over customers. Think like an owner.
Snacks available and Kombucha & Cold Brew on tab.
We have our own office building in an amazing location in Santa Monica. Close access to the I10 freeway, several creative offices in the area, great food options and cafes near by.
The company works from home every Friday.
We have events such as team happy hours, Sushi making taught by one of our team members, concerts by the pier, Christmas party, and more...
Employees frequently bring their pets! (see attached photo of Leeroy, our office dog)
We provide a transportation stipend.
We ask employees to be in the office between 10am-3pm ever day (except Friday, which is an optional remote day) and give employees autonomy around their schedule, working from home, etc.
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