Inman Features Curbio

‘You cannot buy that purple toilet’: Curbio wins NAR pitch battle

Curbio, which renovates homes for sellers and gets paid at closing, was one of 14 contestants to go head-to-head in a ‘Pitch Battle’ hosted by Second Century Venture.

The verdict is in: Presale renovation startup Curbio is taking home a $15,000 cash prize from the National Association of Realtors‘ second annual Investment, Opportunity & Innovation (iOi) Summit Thursday.

Curbio, which renovates homes for sellers and gets paid at closing, was one of 14 contestants to go head-to-head in a “Pitch Battle” hosted by NAR’s for-profit investment subsidiary, Second Century Ventures.

The contenders — eight women and six men — were each on stage for eight, visibly nerve-wracking minutes: four to present their product using slides and four to get grilled by industry judges, as conference attendees and thousands of livestream viewers looked on.

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