Frederick Townes

Frederick Townes

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer


Frederick Townes is a serial entrepreneur, technologist, and angel investor from Boston, MA. Frederick served as Co-founder and CTO of Placester, a leading real estate marketing platform for which he raised over $100M from well known VCs including New Enterprise Associates. Prior to Placester, Frederick was founding CTO of Mashable and contributed to its growth to become a 250 million dollar company.

Most recently at Placester, Frederick worked with a team of artificial intelligence experts while creating Placester’s innovative search technology that used Natural Language Processing (NLP) and other types of Machine Learning to deliver better consumer homebuying experiences.

Frederick is now the Co-founder and CTO of NestReady, an end-to-end digital homebuying platform that uses AI and machine learning to help lenders be at the center of their clients’ homebuying journey.