🔥 Crunch #038: High ROI Property Deals, Beautiful Forms or Surveys

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Hey, Trevor here. June is here, woohoo! Along with the arrival of summer, here are two startups ready to change the world.

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🇬🇧 Dealsourcr: Property platform for real estate investors to find, analyze, and market properties. (Founded 2019, Total Funding Amount: bootstrapped)

How it works

Dealsourcr puts the power of automation in your hands. Get an edge on the market with efficient and easy-to-use tools.

The Metrics

p.s: The yearly growth numbers are a bit misleading since the year is halfway done.

The Team

Based in London, co-founded by Ashley Rudland (CTO) and Andres Reibel (CEO).

Andres has an impressive background in finance and previously worked as the head of quantitative investments.

Ashely has been working as a software engineer since 2003. He has launched a dozen of startups. “Most failed, some worked”, as he puts it.

The backstory

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🇧🇪 Tally: The simplest way to create online forms or surveys. (Founded 2020, Total Funding Amount: bootstrapped)

Create forms for all purposes in seconds, without knowing how to code, and for free.

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How it works

Tally is a form builder that works like a document, similar to Notion.

It makes form building easy and gives you powerful features. Such as Airtable integration, Zapier integrations, collecting payments via Stripe, and more.

The Metrics

  • MRR: €1.2k

  • Paid users: 60 

  • Total users: 5.000

The Team

Based in Ghent, Belgium. Co-founded by Marie Martens, and Filip Minev.

Marie has a background in marketing, Filip has a technical background, mainly in web development.

The backstory

At the beginning of 2020, we started another startup (https://hotspot.earth) — Because of COVID-19, we lost a lot of clients and had to pivot.

We used form builders before in our previous jobs and startups. As makers and frequent form users, we were unsatisfied with the existing tools out there.

Current tools and form builders either force you in a specific format or bombard you with countless limits and paywalls.

We wanted a simple, yet powerful form builder that allows you to create any type of form without breaking the bank.

So we set off building Tally—a new type of form builder for makers and no-coders.

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