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Rental Roost, Inc

eHarmony for apartment rentals.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Pleasanton, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2011
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

Rental Roost is dedicated to bettering people's lives. Whether the user is a renter looking for a new home in an unfamiliar city, exploring neighborhoods in a city, looking to find a roommate or whether the user is a property owner looking to fill his vacancies, manage his properties or screen tenants well, Rental Roost's products offer products that cut through clutter and enhance people's lives.


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    Vikram Raghavan
    CEO, Founder

    Vik Raghavan is an experienced e-commerce and banking veteran with experience at, Amazon, Capital One and Lealta Media. Vik oversaw customer management, new product innovation and business strategy at and is credited with conceiving several initiatives including the creation of the new loyalty program, building a hosted ad platform and launching new payment instruments for use on and off

    Vik has an MBA from Temple University.

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    Nitin Shingate
    CTO, Co-founder

    Nitin is a distinguished technologist with experience building scalable platforms that leverage open source systems at Xerox and United online. Nitin was previously the VP of Technology at United Online, a leading provider of Consumer Internet products and services including FTD, NetZero, and MyPoints where he developed blazing fast web systems which can handle 100 MM page views/day.

    Nitin has a Masters in Computer Engineering.

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    Harini Venkatesan
    Creative Director

    Harini is a recent graduate of the University of Utah, SJ Quinney school of Law. Harini also holds a degree in journalism from New York University and has been on the editorial staff for Cosmo Girl, Time Out New York and The Indian American. Harini also has law experience through her legal work at the Federal Public Defenders Office, and Intermountain Healthcare.

    Harini brings great artistic flair to Rental Roost.


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    Don Haynes

Previous Investors

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    Jon Nordmark
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    Vikram Raghavan