This Startup Wades Through Public Data to Give Real Estate Investors An Edge

Matt Einheber, CEO of Brixsy.

Matt Einheber, CEO of Brixsy.

Matt Einheber ran a title insurance agency for 10 years and knows that finding public-record data often means sorting through a “sea of information that’s very disorganized.”

Then something changed. Cities like Philadelphia began organizing their public data in easier-to-use, machine readable formats. That made a slew of information about properties in the city easier to discover.

So Einheber created Brixsy, a website that offers free information about properties like zoning usage, land size, building size and taxes owed — as well as other information like mortgage information and judgments for a $35 fee. Read more »