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AppFolio Acquires Advanced Artificial Intelligence Technology Provider

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AppFolio, Inc. (APPF), a leading provider of cloud-based business software solutions in the real estate and legal markets, today announced the acquisition of Dynasty Marketplace, Inc. (Dynasty), a leading provider of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the real estate market.

Dynasty offers advanced conversational AI solutions that automate leasing communications, replace manual tasks and help customers grow their portfolios. Dynasty’s technology is designed to enable operational efficiency in the leasing process including consistent prospect experience, lead conversion, and improved market insights.  

Dynasty will continue to offer its customers advanced conversational AI solutions, including LISA, a leasing AI offering that responds to inquiries via text messages and email and manages scheduling for onsite showings. LISA integrates with a variety of property management platforms, automatically entering prospect and onsite showing information to improve efficiency and accuracy. 

AppFolio believes that the acquisition of Dynasty strengthens AppFolio’s system of intelligence capabilities, with the ability to offer advanced AI services to real estate customers. As part of the acquisition, Dynasty’s team will join AppFolio, to further help develop AppFolio’s AI products and services for the real estate vertical market.

About AppFolio, Inc.
AppFolio's mission is to revolutionize vertical industry businesses by providing great software and service. Its cloud-based solutions serve customers in the real estate and legal markets. Today AppFolio’s products include property management software (AppFolio Property Manager, including the new AppFolio Property Manager Plus) and legal practice management software (MyCase). AppFolio was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA.

About Dynasty Marketplace, Inc.
Dynasty was founded in 2016 in Los Angeles, CA with the goal of using advances in deep learning to build artificial intelligence solutions for the real estate vertical market.

Investor Relations Contact: ir@appfolio.com

Forward-Looking Statements

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