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Modern Message

We are changing the way apartments market online. Our platform turns residents into advocates to lower the cost to acquire a lease.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Dallas, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Modern Message is the creator of Community Rewards -­ a Facebook app that leverages the social influence of an apartment’s resident base to power social referrals, increase online engagement & retention, and NOI for property management companies. Our standard product for established apartment communities is $200 per month per apartment with a $199 setup charge, while our more customized product for new developments is $2,500 per month.


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    John Hinckley
    CoFounder & CEO

    - Co-founder & Head of Sales at IRIO Mobile Marketing (multifamily mobile marketing)
    - 5 years in the multifamily industry
    - Successful exit in 2011

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    Michael Ivey
    CoFounder & President

    - Former Co­‐founder
    - 3 years in the mulifamily industry; 3 years Big 4
    -­ UI / UX / HTML / CSS

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    Chris Bond
    CoFounder & CTO

    -­ 10+ years of dev experience
    -­ Javascript, Ruby on Rails & PERL
    -­ Former Cofounder of &


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    Kevin Vela