Next-gen self storage startup Stuf secures $11m Series A funding to accelerate growth
Stuf, a next-generation self storage startup, announced it has closed an $11 million Series A financing round led by Altos Ventures and Allegion Ventures, with participation from existing investors, Wilshire Lane Capital and Harlem Capital.
Founders of Spatial analytics startup Spatio Metrics join Outer Labs to accelerate data-driven real estate solutions
Sonal Singh Goldstein and Jim Peraino, Founders of Spatial analytics startup Spatio Metrics, are joining Outer Labs, a company that helps real estate owners develop technology.
Building construction startup Boxabl unveils the home of the future
Boxabl, the innovator in building systems, made a huge impact at this year's International Builders' Show (IBS) with its two-story building display.
Pre-sale home renovation startup Freemodel raises $19.5m Series A funding to expand its service offering
San Francisco Bay Area-based tech-enabled home renovation company Freemodel, announced it has secured a $19.5 million series A investment led by QED Investors.
Las Vegas startup Roots Homes raises $2.2m to make homeownership easy for Millennials and Gen Z
Roots Homes, the Las Vegas-based startup pioneering fractional homeownership, announced a $2.2 million funding round led by Other Ventures, with participation from Behind Genius Ventures.
Honely partners with NeoZips startup to bring digital U.S. real estate investing tool to the Korean markets
Honely has announced the start of a new partnership with NeoZips, an Irvine startup that provides Korea-based clientele an end-to-end service for investing in American real estate.
Fintech startup PayUp partners with property management software provider ResMan
PayUp, a Rex company, announced it has partnered with ResMan, a property management system that drives profitability and efficiency for nearly a thousand property management companies across the U.S.
Proptech startup zavvie raises $3.65m funding as consumer change will drive company growth through 2023
Zavvie, a software technology company providing real estate brokerages customized marketplaces for buying and selling solutions, announced the completion of a $3.65 million funding round.
VENCO secures $670K pre-seed funding to deliver digital solutions for residential and commercial properties in Africa
VENCO, a technology company that provides solutions to enhance living experiences in residential and commercial communities in Africa, has secured $670K pre-seed funding round.
Travel startup Wander raises $100m credit facility from Credit Suisse to scale smart vacation homes across the U.S.
Wander, a travel startup with a network of smart vacation homes, announced it has closed a $100 million credit facility with Zürich-based Credit Suisse, a global investment bank and financial services firm.
Second Century Ventures expands REACH program to Latin America, opens applications for 2023 program
Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors, announced the expansion of the award-winning REACH technology growth program to Latin America.
Belgian coliving startup Cohabs joins forces with real estate investors to accelerate growth
Cohabs, a Brussels-based company specializing in coliving, announced the entry into its capital of three new institutional investors: Ivanhoé Cambridge, Belfius Insurance, and the real estate arm of the Belgian Sovereign Fund (SFPIM - Real Estate).
Pathway Homes partners with social impact technology startup Savi to address student loan debt
Pathway Homes (Pathway), a real estate platform with a mission to create more homeowners, announced it is partnering with impact tech company Savi to offer a tool to help Pathway customers manage their debt burden.
SwiftConnect closes $17m Series A financing to scale access control integration platform for hybrid workplaces
SwiftConnect, a software platform provider that enables flexible work by connecting the right people to the right space at the right time, announced it has closed $17 million Series A round of financing.
Greenlight Re Innovations announces investment in short-term rental insurance startup Safely
Greenlight Re Innovations (GRI), part of Greenlight Capital Re, has announced an investment in SafelyStay (Safely), the provider of short-term rental insurance.
CrowdStreet raises $43m to fund growth, accelerate demand for online real estate investing
CrowdStreet, an online real estate investing platform, announced it has raised $43 million in equity and debt capital to help fund the company's growth and make the market for online real estate investing.
Buying a home with NFT
When talking about NFT, many people usually relate them to any image created in JPEG format, which generally has a reasonably high value.
Fintech startup Tongo raises $7m seed funding to accelerate growth in its real estate market
Tongo, a fintech company realigning income and expenses for the commission economy, announced it has raised $7 million in seed funding.
Los Angeles-based startup RentSpree raises $17.3m Series B funding to propel growth in the rental market
RentSpree, the industry's premier end-to-end rental management software provider, announced it has closed $17.3 million in Series B financing.
Agya Ventures closes $32m fund to back early-stage startups shaping the future of real estate and metaverse
Agya Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage real estate and construction technology, announced the close of its $32 million fund ('Fund I').
Fifth Wall raises $500m climate fund to decarbonize global real estate
Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on technology for the global real estate industry, has held the final close of its inaugural Climate Fund with $500 million in capital commitments.
Breakthrough Properties raises $3b to develop next-gen life science ecosystems
Breakthrough Properties, a joint venture of Tishman Speyer and Bellco Capital, announced the final closings for the Breakthrough Life Science Property Fund.
e-Commerce startup The Host Co. raises $1.85m to revolutionize short-term rental industry
The Host Co., the first-of-its-kind digital commerce marketplace for short-term rentals, announced an oversubscribed $1.85 million seed funding round, led by HearstLab with participation from The Artemis Fund and Untapped Capital.
Proptech startup PropBidder secures $1m seed funding round fuel its customer acquisition
PropBidder, a SaaS-enabled online bidding marketplace for buying and selling homes and condos, announced the closing of a $1 million seed funding round.
Fifth Wall closes €140m oversubscribed European Real Estate Technology Fund
Fifth Wall, the venture capital firm focused on technologies for the global real estate industry, announced that it has closed an oversubscribed €140 million for its European Real Estate Technology Fund (European Fund).
Docklands Ventures acquires South African proptech startup ParkUpp
Real estate investment company Docklands Ventures has acquired South African proptech startup ParkUpp for an undisclosed amount.
Nigerian proptech startup Seso Global launches regional offices in US and the UK
To better engage with communities in the diaspora, Nigerian proptech startup Seso Global has launched regional offices in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK).
Fintech startup Tomo doubles mortgage footprint, reaches quarter of U.S.
Tomo, the fintech startup that's transforming the home-buying experience, announced it has doubled its mortgage footprint and now serves nearly a quarter of the U.S. market after expanding into Florida, Connecticut and Colorado.
U.S. and Israel-based insurtech startup Honeycomb raises $15.4m Series A round
Insurtech startup Honeycomb announced it has raised $15.4 million in a Series A funding round led by Ibex Investors.
London-based proptech startup Homesearch completes £5m funding round to accelerate growth
After a record year of growth, property data and estate agent prospecting platform, Homesearch, completed a £5m Series A funding round with Octopus Ventures , the venture capitalist firm that originally backed Zoopla.
German proptech startup Evernest closes €13m Series A funding to to accelerate growth
German proptech company Evernest has successfully closed a Series A financing round of €13 million to accelerate its technology platform development as well as German and international expansion.
Munich-based startup Alasco raises $40m Series-B funding to revolutionize the real estate industry
Munich-based startup Alasco has raised $40 million in Series-B funding to follow the vision of creating the Real Estate Success Software and bringing the real estate industry up to par with leading digital industries.
Fintech startup nxtCRE unveils sales platform for commercial real estate
nxtCRE founder Adam Sharif and his team of commercial real estate, CRE, experts, financial insiders, and tech-marketing wizards have broken the code to what they call “Must Buy Investors”---also known as 1031 exchange investors--- for early identification and efficient matching with CRE sellers and equity seekers.
German real estate firm CPS sets base in Kenya targeting investors keen on investing in Zanzibar
German Real Estate Firm CPS has set up a hub in Kenya to offer real estate advice and point Kenyan investors to investment opportunities for real estate projects in Zanzibar.
[Startup Interview] Dave Withers, CEO, Vertis, USA
Vertis is a US-based startup that leverages billions of data points and proprietary data science to help business leaders implement data-driven talent and location strategies.
Insurance startup Branch partners with SimpliSafe to offer proactive protection, affordable home ssecurity to its members
Branch, the startup that pioneered instantly-bundled home and auto insurance, announced a partnership with SimpliSafe, maker of security systems, to offer its members significant discounts on their home insurance.
PHYTunes startup closes $1.5m seed round to develop solution for full 5G inside residential, commercial buildings
PHYTunes, a player in 5G at the Edge and wireless-wireline convergence, announced it has close its seed round of $1.5 million with investors Deutsche Telekom´s hub:raum.
Proptech startup Nomad Homes raises $20m to digitize residential real estate across Europe, Middle East and Africa
Nomad Homes, a property technology startup that offers an end-to-end buyer experience for real estate across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has closed a $20 million Series A funding round.
Proptech startup Kocomo raises $56m to tackle cross-border co-ownership of luxury vacation properties
Kocomo, a pre-seed stage proptech startup backed by U.S., European, and Latin American investors, has raised $56 million in debt and equity to tackle cross-border, co-ownership of luxury vacation properties.
Proptech startup funding on track to break real estate industry records in 2021
Data released by JLL suggests that opportunity continues to abound in the sector's startup landscape, with over US$9.7 billion of funding activity in the first half of 2021, the most active first half on record.
Parisian proptech startup WeMaintain raises €30million, eyes US market
WeMaintain’s latest million-dollar cash-backing supports the company’s ambition to manage critical building systems and power smart cities. New investors supplying the €30 million raise are: Red River West, BPI France Digital Ventures, and Swiss Immo Lab.
Next-gen self-storage startup Stuf announces new locations in San Francisco and Oakland
Stuf, the next generation self-storage business that provides easy-to-access and "right next door" storage, announced two new locations in San Francisco and Oakland, California.
RentCheck startup raises $3.6m to automate rental property inspection process
After stealthily achieving product-market fit, RentCheck, world's first vision-based, automated property inspection platform, is ready to change the tenant-landlord dynamic. The company will take aim at the tenant "deposit deduction" problem.
Tech startup Properly raises $35m Series B financing to transform real estate experience In Canada
Properly, the Canadian tech-enabled real estate brokerage, announced $35 million in Series B financing to fuel a national expansion across Canada's $400 billion real estate market.
STAGERIE startup launches first national online home staging marketplace
Stagerie has launched the first national online home staging consultation marketplace, connecting real estate agents, homeowners, and expert stagers.
Toronto-based multifamily proptech startup Yuhu launches in the US
Toronto-based multifamily proptech startup Yuhu announced a market entrance into the U.S. operations technology marketplace, offering their unique co-innovative property management software solution to owners and managers across the United States.
Venture capital firm MetaProp closes $100m Fund III for investment in early-stage proptech startups
MetaProp, the New York-based proptech venture capital firm, announced the closing of its latest real estate technology seed fund, for investment in early-stage proptech startups.
Latin American proptech startup Houm raises $8m to expand and consolidate across the region
Latin American proptech startup Houm raised $8 million round after Y Combinator Winter 2021 program which it will invest in for growth and consolidation its actual markets.
Canadian startup OpenUnit closes $1m seed round for expansion
OpenUnit, a Y Combinator-backed all-in-one commerce platform for self-storage facilities, announced that it has raised a $1 million seed investment round with participation from luminaries in the real estate and technology industries.
Proptech startup zavvie taps new $1.75m inside round
PropTech startup zavvie, the first complete agent-centric brokerage selling solutions platform and marketplace, announced the completion of a $1.75 million inside round from existing investors,
The Batchery introduces next wave of innovative startups in Berkeley, California
The Batchery announced its 12th Demo Day featuring eleven early-stage startups from the Berkeley-based incubator's intensive Deep Dive program.
Plug and Play Korea launches in Seoul
Global innovation platform, Plug and Play, announced the launch of its new office in Seoul, Korea, to primarily focus on corporate innovation in the areas of Financial Services and Smart Cities and expects to expand to other industries in the future.
Homebuilding startup Higharc raises $21m Series A to aid in recruiting, building out engineering functions
Higharc, the all-in-one homebuilding platform for design, sales, and construction, announced it raised $21 million in Series A funding, led by Spark Capital.
Atlanta-based startups GROUNDFLOOR and PadSplit team up to create affordable housing
GROUNDFLOOR, a wealthtech platform that allows everyone to build wealth through real estate, and PadSplit, a mission-driven marketplace that helps solve the affordable housing crisis, are teaming up to create hundreds of new affordable housing units.
Fintech startup ROSHI to disrupt billion dollar home loan industry in Singapore
Touted as a disrupter in financial comparison, ROSHI plans to provide Singapore with a first to market home loan marketplace, which connects customers.
U.S. home ownership startup Pacaso raises $75m at $1b valuation
Pacaso, the company democratizing second home ownership, announced $75 million in additional growth funding, bringing the company's total equity financing to more than $90 million.
Online real estate startup Lev raises $10m seed round to build the future of commercial transactions
Lev, the online commercial real estate financing transaction platform, announced a $10 million seed financing round.
Mobile payments startup DepositLink raises $3.5m to expand its payments platform for residential real estate
DepositLink, the industry player in electronic payments for residential real estate transactions, announced the close of its successful series seed financing.
Detroit-based tech startup InvestNext raises $600K seed round to democratize real estate investing
InvestNext, the technology company that streamlines fundraising, communication and payout for real estate investors, announced the closing of a seed round of $600,000 to grow its team and online platform.
Tech startup Realm raises $3m seed round to help homeowners tap into their property's $175,900 potential
Realm, the first centralized data hub for homeowners, raised $3 million in seed funding from Primary Venture Partners, Lerer Hippeau, and Liberty Mutual Strategic Venture Partners.
Canadian tech startup 3D CityScapes to revolutionize real estate, property development industries
Canadian tech startup 3D CityScapes announced a breakthrough in its cloud streaming technology that allows their interactive visualization app to be available anywhere, on any device with internet connection.
New York-based proptech startup Stuf raises $1.8m to reimagine self-storage for modern users
Self-storage startup Stuf raised $1.8 million in seed funding led by Wilshire Lane Partners and Harlem Capital, to accelerate company's first mover advantage in monetizing underutilized real estate.
AI-powered home maintenance startup Dobby secures $1.7m in seed round to accelerate growth
Dobby, an AI-powered home maintenance platform announced its seed capital raise of $1.7 million, to strengthen the company's growth initiatives.
Nigerian rental financing startup Kwaba secures funding from Ingressive Capital for expansion
Ingressive Capital, a $10 million VC fund targeting early-stage startups across Sub-Saharan Africa, announced its investment in Nigerian rental financing startup Kwaba.
Digital Mortgage startup Tomo raises $40m to streamline home buying
Tomo Networks, a fintech startup that will improve the homebuying experience, initially as a digital mortgage and transaction company, announced it has raised a seed round of $40 million led by Ribbit Capital, NFX and Zigg Capital.
AI startup EarthDefine announces expansion of its building footprint deocoding and on-demand property information
EarthDefine, a provider of high-resolution spatial data announced the release of an updated building footprint database, which contains over 156 million footprints of commercial and residential structures across the continental United States.
[Startup Interview] Nitin Shingote,Nilesh Shingote, Founders, PropCheckup, India
PropCheckup is an Indian home inspection startup that has monitors over 100 property checkpoints and provides a detailed home inspection report which snags hidden issues like seepage, electrical faults, water leakage, wall dampening, carpet areas shortage and plumbing issues.
ECI buys cloud based construction startup BOLT Software
ECI Software Solutions, a company involved in cloud-based business management solutions has announced that it has acquired BOLT Software, a cloud-based construction business management solution.
Real estate tech company Compass set to acquire software startup Modus
Compass, a real estate technology company, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Modus, a title and escrow software startup.
Clearent acquires field-services-management solution Wintac
Payment-solutions provider Clearent has acquired Wintac, a field-service-management software solution primarily targeting residential contractors.
Plug and Play selects 147 startups for its winter 2020 batches
Plug and Play announced the selection of 147 new startups into its winter 2020 batches. The startups were selected to join one of the following programs that will run through November 2020.
Fielding Norton joins advisory board of InsureTech startup Pricing Platform
Pricing Platform, an InsureTech startup that integrates Property & Casualty underwriting, pricing, and portfolio analytics in a cloud-based platform announced Fielding "Fid" Norton has joined as founding advisor and Chair of the advisory board.
Estonian fintech startup EvoEstate secures €320K pre-seed round for global expansion
Estonian fintech startup EvoEstate announced a €140K pre-seed extension to close its €320K pre-seed round, backed by Lithuanian Startup Wise Guys, a Hong Kong-based stealth investment fund, and business angels from France and the Baltics.
British startup Planet Smart City partners with UN-Habitat on slum upgrading initiatives in Kenya
British startup Planet Smart City has joined forces with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat to provide digital tools, community management and social innovation to help improve lives in informal settlements in Kenya.
Swiss startup Advertima raises €15m Series A funding to make smart retail spaces a reality
Advertima, an emerging computer vision platform provider, announced the close of a €15 million Series A investment round led by existing shareholder Swiss real estate company, Fortimo Group.
Nomad Homes secures $4 million financing to build digital real estate platform for Europe and the Middle East
Nomad Homes , based in Dubai, has closed a $4 million funding round that was led by Comcast Ventures and participated in by Abstract Ventures, Partech, Precursur Ventures, WndrCo and Class 5 Global.
UK property startups Goodlord and Vouch come together to create new market leader
Property technology company Goodlord will be joining forces with referencing platform Vouch, bringing the fast-growing Vouch business into the Goodlord group.
French startup Unlatch raises $5.8m funding round by AXA Venture Partners
Unlatch, a French pioneer in digital real estate sales, announced a $5.8 million financing round, including $4.5 million in equity from AXA Venture Partners and $1.3 million in debt.
Egypt startup Sakneen secures Y Combinator investment
Cairo based real estate startup Sakneen has been backed by Y Combinator in its mission to help homebuyers digitally search for and buy homes in Egypt.
France startup Vizcab secures €1.6 million to advance low-carbon construction technologies
, France construction tech startup Vizcab has completed a first round of financing that also includes the Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield group.
Pan-European startup EstateGuru exceeds €350K funding target by 252 %
Pan-European marketplace for short-term, property-backed loans, EstateGuru has closed a €880K funding round on investment platform Seedrs.
[Startup Interview] Rense van Dijk, CEO, Woon Duurzaam, The Netherlands
Woon Duurzaam, a Netherlands-based startup, assists customers who are in pursuit of a sustainable lifestyle by providing every homeowner with an affordable energy sustainable home.
[Startup Interview] Brian Munanga, CEO, SmartBuild, Zimbabwe
SmartBuild, a Zimbabwe startup, is simplifying the process of building and renovating houses by providing a platform where clients requiring such services can get quotations from a number of experienced contractors in the shortest possible time.
[Startup Interview] Tatiana Da Encarnação, CEO, Imo Next, Angola
Imo Next is a real estate startup in Angola that is seeking to bridge the gap in property search and acquisition by providing a one stop digital shop for agents, advertisers, owners and customers.
[Startup Interview] Adeniyi Atiba, Director, Dr.3pleA Company, Nigeria
Dr.3pleA Company is a tech startup domiciled in Nigeria that offers a host of services among them HR Management consulting, e-learning and provision of information on investment in real estate