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Porch brings data-driven transparency to the home improvement market

techrepublic.com — Back in my twenties, I was apprenticed to a general contractor for 18 months and then spent a year renovating a house and working for another builder. In the process, I learned a lot about hard work, craft, design, discipline, materials, power tools, safety, teamwork, and staying warm in New England winters, among other lessons.
Sep 02, 2014

The @PorchDotCom story is a notable modern parable of entrepreneurship, public data access & private data control: techrepublic.com/article/porch-…

Aug 31, 2014

The theme of this dated "Web 2.0 map" remains relevant: data access=strategic point of control techrepublic.com/article/porch-… pic.twitter.com/sB9IFfS4Sp

Aug 30, 2014

.@mattehrlichman We started by aggregating data: public data & lots of private data, through hundreds of partnerships techrepublic.com/article/porch-…

Aug 29, 2014

For millennia, miners dug for gold. In the 20th century, wildcatters sought out oil. Today, entrepreneurs mine data: techrepublic.com/article/porch-…

Aug 29, 2014

"We see very clearly that data affords us the ability to do things that are not only unique but durably unique." techrepublic.com/article/porch-…

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