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HotPads in the News


05/17/2007 - WNBC New York - "Sree Advice: Real Estate Web Sites"
05/14/2007 - Wall Street Journal - "The Lates on Technology Deals"
04/30/2007 - Washington Post - "In First Quarter, $197 Million Invested in Local Businesses"
04/25/2007 - Washingtonian - "Cool Web Sites: HotPads.com"
04/17/2007 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - "$70 million venture capital fund nearly set"
04/05/2007 - Tech Journal South - "DC's Hotpads pockets $2.3 million A round"
03/31/2007 - Washington Business Journal - "HotPads gets new digs and cool $2M in funding"
03/01/2007 - Inman News - "Company blogs: Real estate and dead coffee pots"
01/10/2007 - Seattle Post Intelligencer - "Real estate timeline debuts"

HotPads in the news in 2006

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Here at HotPads we are working to make it easier for rental housing shoppers to find their next home and for press, bloggers, and analysts to find their next founder. We enjoy talking about HotPads and the Online Real Estate Search industry in general, so feel free to reach out any time.


Matt Corgan - Technology Issues - mcorgan@hotpads.com
Douglas Pope - Business Issues - dpope@hotpads.com

Want to learn the story of HotPads? The Recipe: Three College Roommates, an idea, a supportive family, little risk aversion, several coffee pots, and a dog. More details, found at The HotPads Story.

Quick Facts and Stats(as of July 1, 2007)



  • Start Date: May 4, 2005

  • Launch Date: November 3, 2005

  • Number of Employees: 8

  • Number of Computers: 36

  • Location: Dupont Circle, Washington, DC

  • Type of Office: 7 bedroom townhouse

  • Office Dog's Name: Dora (Short for Pandora, not Adorable)

  • Cost to List: $0

  • Cost to Search: $0

  • Number of Active Listings: 50,000+



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