Startup entrepreneur Andrew Flachner has waved the white flag — literally — on attempts to disrupt the real estate industry from outside. […] It’s also a good visual metaphor for the divide emerging within the crowd of startups trying to bring innovation and technology to an industry with a long history of avoiding change. […] Also working within the existing mortgage industry is Alight, based in San Francisco’s Financial District. Alight’s analytics allow a mortgage company’s leadership to quickly make projections on its loan volumes and staffing needs based on various scenarios involving interest rates, unemployment and other factors.
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