Futurists

Dave Garland

Second Century Ventures

As the managing director of Second Century Ventures (SCV) and the vice president of Strategic Investments for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), Dave Garland sources and evaluates investment opportunities that promise to improve the global residential and commercial real estate industries. In his role, Garland also oversees the award-winning NAR REach® Accelerator program. This year, eight companies were selected from hundreds of applicants to be accelerated into the domestic and global real estate ecosystem.

“The next 10 years will showcase some of the most incredible advances in technology that will seek to optimize virtually every aspect of our industry,” says Garland. “The technologies that thrive will eliminate process friction and serve to enhance and simplify the sharing of knowledge between practitioners and the consumer.”

Dave Garland | Managing Director

Second Century Ventures

"The next 10 years will showcase some of the most incredible advances in technology that will seek to optimize virtually every aspect of our industry. The technologies that thrive will eliminate process friction and serve to enhance and simplify the sharing of knowledge between practitioners and the consumer."