51 - 100 employees
Series B
Consumer

Ribbon Company Overview

Ribbon, a New York and Charlotte-based business, was born in 2017 with the mission of creating a level playing field and improving the experience for consumers and realtors in the home buying process. We are a group of passionate technologists, financial innovators and real estate experts. Our team has built market leading companies and overseen the purchase and sale of over 10,000 homes throughout our careers. We come from companies such as: LendingClub, Twitter, Spotify and Invitation Homes.

Based on our mission, we secured financing from top tier venture capital firms who shared in our mission to fixing the real estate transaction for the community. Our investors include Greylock, NFX, Bain Capital Ventures and NYCA -- the people behind incredible brands such as, Trulia, Airbnb, LinkedIn and DocuSign.

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Who are we? Ribbon is a first of its kind real estate technology company transforming the real estate transaction by delivering certainty, transparency and joy to the home buying process. Consumers and realtors deserve a better experience, and we have designed an open platform that welcomes everyone in the ecosystem to participate. As members of the Ribbon team, we live out our mission every day through our core values: Set New Standards.  Our mission requires a new way forward.  We start from first-principles to be different, creative and bold.  Big or...
Product Management
New York
Who are we? Ribbon is a first of its kind real estate technology company transforming the real estate transaction by delivering certainty, transparency and joy to the home buying process. Consumers and realtors deserve a better experience, and we are building an open platform that welcomes everyone in the ecosystem to participate. Our mission is to make home ownership achievable. We live out our mission every day through our core values: Set New Standards.  Our mission requires a new way forward.  We start from first-principles to be different, creative and...
Software Engineering/QA
New York
Who are we? Ribbon is a first of its kind real estate technology company transforming the real estate transaction by delivering certainty, transparency and joy to the home buying process. Consumers and realtors deserve a better experience, and we have designed an open platform that welcomes everyone in the ecosystem to participate. As members of the Ribbon team, we live out our mission every day through our core values: Set New Standards.  Our mission requires a new way forward.  We start from first-principles to be different, creative and bold.  Big or...
Product Management
New York
Who are we? Ribbon is a first of its kind real estate technology company transforming the real estate transaction by delivering certainty, transparency and joy to the home buying process. Consumers and realtors deserve a better experience, and we are building an open platform that welcomes everyone in the ecosystem to participate. Our mission is to make home ownership achievable. We live out our mission every day through our core values: Set New Standards.  Our mission requires a new way forward.  We start from first-principles to be different, creative and...
Software Engineering/QA
New York
Who are we? Ribbon is a first of its kind real estate technology company transforming the real estate transaction by delivering certainty, transparency and joy to the home buying process. Consumers and realtors deserve a better experience, and we have designed an open platform that welcomes everyone in the ecosystem to participate. As members of the Ribbon team, we live out our mission every day through our core values: Set New Standards.  Our mission requires a new way forward.  We start from first-principles to be different, creative and bold.  Big or...
Software Engineering/QA
New York
Who are we? Ribbon is a first of its kind real estate technology company transforming the real estate transaction by delivering certainty, transparency and joy to the home buying process. Consumers and realtors deserve a better experience, and we have designed an open platform that welcomes everyone in the ecosystem to participate. As members of the Ribbon team, we live out our mission every day through our core values: Set New Standards.  Our mission requires a new way forward.  We start from first-principles to be different, creative and bold.  Big or...
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Hi, we’re Ribbon. We’re on a mission to make homeownership achievable. 

Come join an incredibly gifted and fun group on our mission to build the most iconic brand in real estate technology.  We are re-designing the way we buy and sell our homes to be modern, online and transparent.  Along the way, we are disrupting a $1.5T market and creating a level playing field for consumers to make homeownership achievable.  Through the power of data, technology, capital and industry experience, we are building a market network that integrates all people into one single online experience. 
 
Our team has built market leading companies and overseen the purchase and sale of over 20,000 homes throughout their careers. Ribbon raised a Series B financing round from top tier venture capitalist firms including: Greylock, Bain Capital Ventures, NFX, NYCA and Thomvest -- investors behind incredible brands such as Trulia, Airbnb, LinkedIn, SoFi, and DocuSign.  
 
To date, Ribbon has raised $55M in VC and $300M in debt capital, led by Goldman Sachs and is the fastest growing company in the space, growing >10x over the past year. 
 
If you are motivated by big and challenging problems that will stretch your imagination, let Ribbon be your new home. 

Ribbon HQ is located in New York, NY with teams in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Nashville. We launched our first market in Charlotte, NC in 2018 and now serve North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia which have several of the fastest growing real estate markets in the country. We have ambitious plans to scale to another 6-10 new markets in the very near-term. Learn more and follow along on:  www.ribbonhome.com

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October 28, 2020
There’s a lot of real estate agents out there, but there is only one you. Ensuring that your clients see what makes you different and special will help your business flourish — no matter what is happening in the market. Here are a few ideas for standing out from the competition.Up your social media gameMost buyers and sellers find their real estate agents using social platforms like Instagram. Having images from your listings on your grid or in stories will allow clients to find homes t...
October 21, 2020
When Ed Averette bought his first home, he, like many new homebuyers, didn’t know much about the process. He didn’t ask all the questions he should have, he made mistakes, but this learning experience became a growing experience. It inspired him to become a real estate agent, so he could help ensure others knew anything and everything. And for the past 13 years, he’s been doing just that.Rising Prices and Shrinking InventoryEd works with over 50 clients a year in the Charlotte market. In ...
October 14, 2020
Agent Tracy Josey has called Charlotte home for the last 35 years — she loves the great climate and fast-growing population. Tracy started out doing home equity loans in the banking industry, but 19 years ago, she knew she needed a change. So, she became a real estate agent, leveraging her banking experience to benefit her clients even more.For the first 14 years in the real estate industry, Tracy worked with home builders selling new construction. While she loved it, she wanted to have h...
October 7, 2020
As of 2020, the largest group of potential home buyers fall in the Millennial category (age 24 to age 39). In fact, over 38% of all home buyers are millennials and over 50% of all mortgage originators are too.As the first generation who grew up on the internet, what they’re looking for from both their real estate agent and home buying experience is often different from generations before them. These tech savvy buyers are looking for a seamless digital experience and a home with big potential....
October 2, 2020
Working with a homebuyer to build the right offer can be stressful, especially when you know the market is hot. Do you advise taking a risk or should they play it safe? Playing the negotiation game can be tempting, especially when you have a client that is looking slightly outside their budget. But, the answer, especially in a competitive market like the one we’re seeing now, is surprisingly simple — lead with your best offer, and if possible, pay in cash.Leading with your best offer ha...