Bay Area’s Figure Technologies bringing 240 new jobs to Reno

    Governor Brian Sandoval introduces Figures Technology during the EDAWN press conference

    By MacKenzie Smith
    The Lujan Team

    On Monday, December 17, we had the pleasure of attending the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) press conference at the Whitney Peak Hotel introducing a new technology company, Figure Technologies joining our Nevada community. Governor Brian Sandoval introduced the company and expressed how proud he was that such an innovativecompany would be moving their home base from San Francisco to our beloved Nevada.

    Figure Technology is a financial technology company leveraging blockchain, AI and analytics to deliver products to improve the financial lives of their customers.

    Not to be confused with BitCoin or similar ventures, Figure’s main focus is building a financial industry that is consumer based and friendly. Co-Founder June Ou made it very clear that their company’s main focus comes from being customer-centric. Figure’s technology company allows homeowners to have cash access from their equity. They want to ensure real time settlements, reduced costs along with equity release. If you need the cash but are not ready to move quite yet, Figure will buy your home from you and rent it back to you until you are ready to make the leap in moving.

    Sitting in the conference room with other members of the community, you could feel the energy and enthusiasm that Nevadans feel with their community. We want to know more and more about our growing economy. Figure hopes to not only become an active part of our community, but to also strengthen it by creating 240 jobs at first, with starting wage of $25/hour.

    We welcome this new company with open arms and are excited to see what changes and technology development they bring to our community!

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    Corin Lujan

    Corin Lujan is licensed in California and Nevada where she started her career in real estate with Keller Williams in Reno in 2015. Corin was KW Reno’s "Rookie of the Year" 2015-2016 and consistently placed among the monthly Top 30 Producers. She grew up in Fremont, California where she still has many family members and friends, and graduated from UC Berkeley. Corin also lived in Southern California for 15 years where she raised her twin daughters, then in Las Vegas for four years before moving to Reno. Although she loves Nevada and calls Reno her forever home, Corin’s strong Bay Area roots translates well to her ability to work seamlessly with a diverse client base in both states. Prior to launching her real estate career, Corin worked as a journalist before transitioning as a public relations and marketing executive for a national nonprofit. Those skill sets continue to benefit her clients especially when making her sellers’ properties stand out in any market! To unwind from real estate, Corin enjoys cooking, hikes with the Sierra Club and playing with her two rescue dogs, Sammy the Border Collie-mix and Eliza the Newfoundland!

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