Duke Long has over twenty-plus years of experience in both real estate and technology. He is the broker and owner of The Duke Long Agency. In addition, he has experience across all asset classes of commercial real estate including brokerage, acquisition, management, disposition and development, which includes finance, risk management, capital raising and debt. Mr Long also advises and sits on several start up boards and holds leadership positions in numerous real estate and technology-focused organizations, including Entrepreneur in Residence at Second Century Ventures/Reach.
Second Century Venture is the most active global real estate technology fund. Backed by the National Association of REALTORS®, SCV leverages the association’s more than 1.4 million members and an unparalleled network of executives within residential and commercial real estate, and adjacent industries including financial services, banking, home services and insurance. SCV operates the award-winning REACH accelerator program which helps the most promising new technology companies scale globally. As EIR for SCV/REACH, Mr. Long focuses on and advises the SCV/Reach Global Commercial portfolio of companies. This includes all aspects of startup management, innovation, digital transformation, venture investment, ecosystem development, startup operations, corporate innovation, entrepreneurship, marketing, due diligence, social media, online communities, technology transfer, advanced analytics, competitive strategies and business intelligence, with an emphasis focused on driving revenue growth through predictive analytics and technological initiatives all leading to global scale.
He was allowed to study at Indiana University and is also a veteran of The United States Air Force. His lifelong pursuit of a single digit golf handicap and his inability to achieve it is testimony to his complete lack of talent and skill for the game.