WASHINGTON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ShelterZoom, creator of the first blockchain-based, real estate offer/acceptance and rental platform, has been named the Best Emerging Technology of 2018 as part of the annual SIIA CODiE Awards. CODiE Award recipients are the companies producing the most innovative businesses technology products across the country and around the world.
“It is humbling to be the first real estate technology company to ever win this prestigious award for building what we believe to be a game-changing platform,” said Chao Cheng-Shorland, co-founder and CEO of ShelterZoom. “Our objective has always been to unify the industry through innovation and technology standards.”
“My co-founder and I are creating a foundation upon which future real estate industry innovation benefits everyone involved,” commented Allen Alishahi, ShelterZoom’s co-founder and president. “Real estate professionals should be proud that they now have a technology platform to rival those of other industries. It is an honor to see these efforts recognized by SIIA.”
ShelterZoom is the next-generation real estate platform that uses blockchain technology to simplify the offer and acceptance phase of a deal, making the purchase and rental of properties more transparent, efficient, secure and profitable for real estate professionals and consumers.
ShelterZoom was named Company of the Year – Blockchain 2018 by CIO Applications and was shortlisted by the Blocks Awards as The Blockchain Startup of 2018.
“The 2018 CODiE Award winners are the most innovative, high-impact products in the market. We are happy to recognize these products and the power they have to transform the future of how we do business,” said Ken Wasch, president of SIIA.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced the full slate of CODiE winners during a special award ceremony in San Francisco on June 12.
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program. The first-round review of all nominees is conducted by software and business technology experts with considerable industry expertise, including members of the industry, analysts, media, bloggers, bankers and investors. The scores from the expert judicial review determine the finalists. SIIA members then vote on the finalist products, and the scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners. Fifty-one awards were given this year for products and services deployed specifically for B2B software, information and media companies, including the new Best Overall Business Technology Product, awarded to the product with the highest scores of both rounds of judging.
More information about the awards is available at https://www.siia.net/codie/.
Details about the winning products can be found at http://www.siia.net/codie/2018-Winners.
About the SIIA CODiE Awards
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit siia.net/CODiE.
ShelterZoom™ is the first real estate technology company to have successfully delivered a blockchain-based real estate offer and acceptance platform to the mass market for both property purchases and property rentals. For real estate professionals and consumers seeking to achieve the best outcomes and maintain control of their deals, ShelterZoom is a fully interactive and secure online platform that manages all aspects of the offer and acceptance process. Unlike traditional methods, only ShelterZoom’s innovative blockchain platform records every action in real time, delivering a new level of transparency, efficiency and trust to property buying and renting. For more information, visit ShelterZoom.com. The ShelterZoom mobile app is available on iTunes and Google Play.