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The future of home building is here.
The majority of home buyers settle on purchasing existing homes because they don’t want to deal with the complexities of building a new home and they’re ultimately concerned about going way over their budget. Our mission is to convert home buyers into home builders by making the process of building a new home simple and enjoyable.
Our history
Built MVP home in Cold Spring
Summer 2019
Started Welcome Homes
April 2020
Raised $5.35M Seed Round
September 2020
Public launch with 25 properties
October 2020
Our team
Our team has founded and led large-scale technology companies in high-growth environments.

Alec Hartman

Co-Founder & CEO

Past: Co-Founder @DigitalOcean, CEO & Founder @NYTechDay. Techstars alum

Ben Uretsky


Past: @DigitalOcean CEO and Co-Founder, Techstars alum

Mitch Wainer


Past: CMO & Co-Founder @DigitalOcean, CMO @Clubhouse, Techstars alum

Marc Hartman


Past: Head of Finance @RAMSA, Finance & Accounting @Coca-Cola

Jesse Mauro


Past: Co-Founder @DevWorksLab and @NYCDevShop

Moisey Uretsky


Past: @DigitalOcean CPO and Co-Founder, Techstars alum

Anthony Carrino

VP of Design

Past: 20+ yrs in Design & Construction,, @Ellen DeGeneres Show, @HGTV

Jowill Leano

Senior Designer

Past: 20 yrs. in Interior Design & Project Mgmt.(field and office), Renovated/Designed over 250 builds. Lead Designer on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for 5 seasons, Lead Designer for 25+ shows on HGTV. Lead Designer for various Ellen episodes.

Christian Lopez

Director of Architectural Design

Past: RICE Architects, Genton, University of Western Australia

Gui Marcos

Architectural Designer / Drafter

Past: NYU Alumni

Angelo Camano

Manager of Construction Management

Past: @Toll Brothers

Benjie Burford

VP of Sales

Past: @compass

Heather Armel

Customer Experience Manager

Past: Led customer service teams at Geico, Gusto!, and a VR real estate startup

Raj Rajpal

Performance Marketing Manager

Past: @UNTUCKit

Marrissa Sanchez

Associate Marketing Copywriter

Past: Community Support Specialist with @HopSkipDrive

Demian Faulkner

Software Project Manager

Past: @Night Owls

Jose Camacho


Past: Lead Software Engineer at @CoDN

Eduardo Albertos


Past: @CoDN and @Affentbits

Jorge Ramirez


Past: @hintmx

Michael McGuire


Past: @Clearfind

Eugene Kononenko

3D Artist

Past: @Archimatica project group, @GUM, Moscow, graphic designer @Lemonlime advertising TTL agency, @Marstefo, architectural visualizer @Modelfarm, freelance 3d artist

Janay Kohn


Past: @LIXIL & @Bloomberg

Maggie O'Connor

Executive Assistant

Past: @Heap, Inc. & @In Good Company Hospitality.

Tyler Maynard

Land Research Manager

Past: @Lincoln Applied Geology, Inc.

Khamini Fennelly

Manager, Site & Civil Engineering

Past: @Langan