BoardRE, Inc. (Board), is a mortgage company that seeks to disrupt the mortgage lending market and level the playing field for home buyers by upgrading any offer into an all-cash offer. Board purchases homes for all-cash on behalf of buyers the company has approved for a mortgage. Once the buyer’s loan with Board is ready to close, it sells the home back to the buyer at the exact same price it bought it for. Board is a Y Combinator backed company, with the company founders participating in the esteemed accelerator’s Winter 2019 cohort. The company in venture backed by some of the most notable investors, including Global Founders Capital (GFC), Signal Fire, DN Capital and Silicon Valley’s 1517 Fund, which is backed by Peter Thiel. In addition, Board is advised by former CEOs from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Freddie Mac and Priceline.
Adam is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Board. In this role, he is responsible for shaping the company’s strategy and product development for consumers and valued agent partners. Mr. Pollack participated in the Winter 2019 Y Combinator program for entrepreneurs and won financing by the esteemed accelerator. Prior to founding BoardRE, Mr. Pollack was a student at Harvard College, where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Theory and Spanish. Mr. Pollack is proficient in Spanish. Adam is also a licensed loan officer in the State of Colorado.
Mr. Pollack began is entrepreneurial career at a young age, having started a successful cargo transportation business at the age of 11 with his twin brother Benjamin on Fire Island. Their business was the topic of a feature story in the Wall Street Journal in 2012.
Nick is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Board. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing internal and external business development and managing the company’s lending and purchase operations. Mr. Friedman participated in the Winter 2019 Y Combinator program for entrepreneurs and won financing by the esteemed accelerator. Prior to founding BoardRE, Mr. Friedman was a student at Williams College, where he was on the Dean’s List and pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics before leaving to start Board. Mr. Friedman is an accomplished TEDx Speaker and is proficient in Spanish. He is also a licensed loan officer in the State of Colorado.
Ian is Chief Technology Officer of Board. In this role he is responsible for overseeing the company’s underwriting platform, customer experience and automation. Prior to joining BoardRE, Mr. Perrex was the Chief Executive Officer of Oneiros, Inc., a firm he founded in 1994 to provide systems development, research and consultancy services. In this capacity, Mr. Perrex worked with an esteemed group of clients including The Gap, Ancestry.com, Orbitz, Fidelity Investments, and Fox Sports, among others. Mr. Perrex is an expert in the field of evolutionary computation and artificial intelligence, as well as engineering design, analysis and manufacturing. He received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas and Master’s degree in Computer Science and AI from Stanford University. Mr. Perrex is fluent in Spanish and studies Burmese, Greek, Hindi, Latin, Mandarin and Sanskrit. He is an avid traveler and has visited more than 50 countries.