Startup Ideas

How BuildZoom data can inform real estate investment decisions

by jiyanwei • February 13, 2018

My family owns an SFR in a really incredible neighborhood of Bethesda, MD, built in the early 50s. We’ve been trying to determine whether to renovate or rebuild. There have been a lot of rebuilds taking place in the neighborhood over the past decade or so and to get a better sense for the ROI […]

Collection Agency 2.0

by jiyanwei • January 26, 2018

Problem Collection Agencies suck. They typically are aggressive and annoying and use a brute force approach to things. Skeptical they are using data or technology to create a more elegant, user-centered approach to the situation. Solution If a consumer or business has an outstanding debt that goes to a collection agency, it comes with a […]