Pacaso Press Room - Spokespeople


Austin Allison

CEO & Co-Founder

Austin co-founded Pacaso to make the dream of second home ownership a reality for more people after experiencing the profound effect it had on his own life. Pacaso is Austin’s second startup. In 2009, he founded dotloop in his hometown of Cincinnati, a company that created software to seamlessly manage real estate transactions. Zillow acquired dotloop in 2015, and Austin continued to run dotloop as a Zillow executive until 2018. Austin started selling real estate at the age of 18 and worked in residential and commercial real estate for a decade. Austin enjoys running, mountain biking and flying. He lives in Napa, CA with his wife Angela and their son.

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Spencer Rascoff

Co-Founder, Chairman

Spencer co-founded Pacaso with Austin Allison to broaden access to second home ownership. He is a serial entrepreneur who also co-founded Zillow and Hotwire, and was CEO of Zillow for a decade. Spencer is passionate about company culture, and at Zillow he created and maintained a culture that frequently won awards from places like Fortune Best Places to Work, Glassdoor and The Seattle Times. Today, Spencer is a frequent angel investor and advisor to venture capital firms, and is on the board of Palantir. He founded and is chairman of dot.LA, a news site focused on Los Angeles’ startup scene.

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