Side is the only real estate brokerage that transforms agents into businesses.

Side transforms high-performing agents, teams and independent brokerages into successful businesses and boutique brands that are 100 percent agent-owned.

Side was founded in January 2017 by Guy Gal, Edward Wu, & Hilary Saunders. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Side is on a mission to improve the way real estate works by enabling and empowering top performing agents to better serve the needs of home buyers and sellers.

Side exclusively partners with the best agents, empowering them with proprietary technology and a premier support team so they can be more productive, grow their business and focus on serving their clients.


Side's growing roster of partners includes Michael Silva, Founder of Happen Houston; Anthony Marguleas, Founder of Amalfi Estates; Bryn and Robb Stroyke, Founders of The Stroyke Properties Group at Bayside; Ben Bacal, Founder of Revel Real Estate; Dave Fratello, Founder of Edge Real Estate and others.


Side is backed by Sapphire Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Matrix Partners and others. The company raised $35M from a "Series C" financing on Nov 07, 2019. This new round brings Side's total funding to $60M to date.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $60M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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