Ownly’s CEO and Co-Founder Jason Hardy Named 2022 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter The award recognizes the most impactful and innovative technology leaders serving the housing economy
CALGARY, CANADA | December 02, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
Ownly, the fast-growth e-commerce PropTech solution for the home buying process, announced today that CEO and Co-Founder, Jason Hardy, has been recognized as one of 75 recipients of HousingWire’s Tech Trendsetters award for 2022. In its fourth year, the award recognizes the most impactful and innovative technology leaders serving the housing economy.
“At Ownly, we’re revolutionizing the home-buying industry. We identified a missing piece in the online experience, and our platform is building the industry’s leading end-to-end virtual home-buying platform” shared Jason Hardy. “It’s an honor to be recognized on this list amongst other notable industry leaders. Together, we’re driving change to an industry that’s been craving solutions that are simple, secure, and frictionless.”
HousingWire’s 2022 HW Tech Trendsetters are made up of the top product and technology leaders who have been essential in bringing innovative tech solutions to market for housing industry clients. Like the HousingWire TECH100 award, which honors the most innovative mortgage and real estate tech companies, HW Tech Trendsetters recognizes the people who develop the technology and drive innovation for their mortgage and real estate clients.
With more than 100,000 users of the Ownly platform since its inception in 2020, Jason and his team are set to release the industry’s most comprehensive buyer verification tool, Ownly Verified, early next year. Under Jason’s leadership,Ownly has partnered with leading brands, including HonestDoor and Homewise, to deepen the company’s mission of making home buying easier for both buyers and sellers. Jason also spearheaded the securement of the company’s oversubscribed CAD $2.55MM seed funding round in September to support its rapid expansion into U.S. markets.
“The HW Tech Trendsetters award gives us the opportunity to spotlight the names and faces behind the tech companies that are transforming the housing economy,” said HousingWire Editor and Chief Sarah Wheeler. “These innovators are critical to the outstanding performance of their mortgage and real estate clients and have, yet again, surpassed all expectations by tackling some of housing’s most pressing issues.”
HousingWire’s selection committee selected the 2022 HW Tech Trendsetters based on their vital and dynamic contributions to their organizations and the housing industry.
“The 2022 HW Tech Trendsetter honorees are driving progress and leading a digital transformation across the housing sector," said Clayton Collins, CEO of HW Media. “One of our goals at HousingWire is to spotlight the individuals and organizations that are moving markets forward, and this year’s honorees are an exceptional example of forward progress."
To view Jason’s complete profile, click HERE .
Ownly is bringing e-commerce to the residential real estate industry, creating a frictionless home buying experience. The platform makes real estate transactions easier through its proprietary and patent-pending technology, connecting qualified buyers and sellers.
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