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DealCurious, LLC is the cloud-based software alternative to traditional real estate brokerage. Buyers make home offers online and save 2%.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Excelsior, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Beta-launched as an entirely free platform in August 2012, BuyerCurious® is the first, practical electronic alternative for the purchase & sale of residential real estate. In 2013, the company will introduce "better than free" by providing up to 2% cash back on the purchase price of a home. The patent pending, cloud-based business model is an innovation of DealCurious, LLC. The company is certified for a 25% Angel Investment Tax Rebate in 2013.


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    James P. Lesinski
    President and CEO

    Jim has more than 10 years of executive experience at three multi-billion companies, including more than four years as the senior-most sales and marketing officer at the nation’s largest homebuilder, Pulte Homes. Jim is also a licensed real estate agent and homebuilder. He graduated first in his class from the University of Michigan Business School and conducted doctoral study in consumer behavior at Duke University.

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    Stephen A. Ginal
    Chief Technologist

    Prior to joining DealCurious, Steve was director of engineering at RedBrick Health. There he led a team that developed applications supporting the web delivery of Redbrick’s health and wellness services. Before Redbrick, Steve was a software engineer at BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota, Zamba Solutions, and Accenture. He received his BS in mechanical engineering from Marquette University and earned his MBA from the University of Minnesota.

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    Melinda M. Gigante-Carlson
    Dir of Product and Business Development

    Melinda brings more than ten years experience helping other companies explore new business opportunities. Her boutique consulting business focused on strategic marketing and the development of proprietary market intelligence. She has also served as consultant with PWC’s Financial Advisory Practice and as market intelligence manager for Mortenson Construction. Melinda earned her MS from Purdue University and her BS from the University of Houston.


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    Winthrop & Weinstine
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    Eide Bailly

Previous Investors

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    Wildwood Investors, LLC
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    Mr. Marc Gustafson