Vessel Technologies, Inc., a mission-driven housing product development company and franchisor that offers a high-quality, sustainable, and attainably priced housing solution, has secured Series A funding from co-lead investors Mastry Ventures and LENx, the venture arm of BuiltWorlds member Lennar Corporation. The investment will accelerate Vessel’s growth, supporting continued expansion in the Northeast and a rollout to housing-constrained markets across the country.
“This investment gives us the capacity to grow far more quickly and accelerate our efforts to offer each person an equal opportunity for an extraordinary life,” said Neil Rubler, Vessel’s Founder and CEO. “Our revolutionary product design, which incorporates the highest standards in environmental design and materials, and franchise model are game-changing for the housing industry. We are delighted that Mastry Ventures and LENx recognize Vessel’s potential to help communities, institutions like hospitals and universities, municipalities and traditional developers quickly create desperately needed, high-quality housing that’s attainably priced.”
Vessel’s system is specifically designed to fit on sites as small as a half-acre, providing homes that are highly sustainable, safe, healthy, universally accessible, and economically attainable for working people that are currently priced out of the communities in which they grew up, work, or wish to retire.
Vessel is also revolutionizing the property management industry by offering local entrepreneurs the opportunity to franchise a Vessel location and become a housing provider to their communities while securing their own economic futures. Vessel franchisees are carefully selected for their aptitude, empathy, customer-service orientation, and dedication to Vessel’s mission. They receive extensive training in the operation of the Vessel system and are completely responsible for day-to-day operations.
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