WhoseYourLandlord

Apartment Rental Platform For "Millenials"

Company Information

Website:

https://www.whoseyourlandlord.com

Sector:

Real Estate

Location:

Philadelphia, PA

WhoseYourLandlord is an online platform helping “millenials” find apartment rentals.

Right now, of the 42 million Americans who rent, more than 20 million fall under the “millennial” age group (under the age of 30).

With WhoseYourLandlord, prospective renters gain access to neighborhood listings, landlord reviews and information about various communities.

WhoseYourLandlord has nearly 200,000 registered users and has been featured in several media outlets, including NBC, Huffington Post and Newsweek.

The company has partnerships with Allstate Insurance and American Express, companies that pay WhoseYourLandlord to sponsor content like videos and blog posts.

In addition, the company has investors such as Ben Franklin Technology Group and CorLyst Group (two investment groups providing funding and networking opportunities to early-stage tech companies).

In terms of revenue, WhoseYourLandlord is projecting $5 million by 2019 and $15 million by 2020.

Team Background

Felix Addison - COO

Felix Addison is a serial entrepreneur, problem solver, creator, and proud member of the DreamWakers Advisory council. 

Nik Korablin - CTO

Nik is the CTO of WhoseYourLandlord.com. He is interested in front-end technology, specifically JS frameworks. He has worked for small firms in web development as well as a full stack Java developer at Vanguard.

Ofo Ezeugwu - CEO

Ofo Ezeugwu is a serial entrepreneur who's been invited to speak at the White House, Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, Wharton, and more. He's been featured on the Today Show seven times and his work's been featured in TechCrunch, Newsweek, The Philadelphia Inquirer, MSNBC, among other publications. During Ofo's senior year at Temple University he was the VP of the student body and was confronted by the issues students were having in a rapidly gentrifying area (with little knowledge of how to navigate the rental process). He told them he'd solve the problem and spearheaded the creation of a beta version of a rating platform for landlords which evolved to later become WYL.

Co-Investors

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

An economic development program providing funding and networking to early-stage tech companies. Portfolio includes Biomeme (bio-tech company) and MyDealerOnline (online car purchasing platform).

CorLyst Group

Investment company focused on companies in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and health care areas.