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Jeff Berman is General Partner at Camber Creek , one of the first venture funds dedicated to real estate technology and the built world. Camber Creek portfolio companies benefit from the network effects of his four partners from the real estate world.

Concreit closes on $6M to allow more people to invest in the global private real estate market

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Concreit , a company that wants to open real estate investing to a broader group of people, announced today that it has closed $6 million in a seed funding round led by Matrix Partners. . Concreit’s platform is designed to be a more connected investment experience. “We

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Real estate marketing software provider Luxury Presence raises $25.9M in a Bessemer-led Series B

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Luxury Presence, a startup selling marketing software to real estate brokerages, announced today it has raised $25.9 Dallas Mavericks basketball player Dirk Nowitzki also participated in the round along with other angel investors, making his first-ever institutional investment. .

Sundae closes on $80M for residential real estate marketplace

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Sundae , a residential real estate marketplace that pairs sellers of dated or damaged property with potential buyers, has raised $80 million in a Series C funding round co-led by Fifth Wall and General Global Capital.

Avenue 8 raises $4M to rebuild the traditional real estate brokerage model

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But the vast majority of homes are still sold the traditional way, by way of a real estate agent working via a broker. That scaling opportunity is likely one of the reasons why this has potentially caught the eye of investors.

Flat.mx raises $20M from VCs, proptech unicorn founders to fix Mexico’s ‘broken’ real estate market

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Flat.mx, which wants to build a real estate “super app” for Latin America, has closed on a $20 million Series A round of funding. Anthemis and 500 Startups co-led the investment, which included participation from ALLVP and Expa.

Commercial real estate lending startup Lev brings in $30M on a $130M valuation

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Commercial real estate has been slow to embrace technology ; though it has an addressable financing market of more than $40 billion, putting together a deal is still mostly manual, paper-heavy and complicated. Continued investments will be made to expand the team.

Kapacity.io is using AI to drive energy and emissions savings for real estate

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is on a mission to accelerate the decarbonization of buildings by using AI-generated efficiency savings to encourage electrification of commercial real estate — wooing buildings away from reliance on fossil fuels to power their heating and cooling needs.

JLL, Khosla lead Jones’ $12.5M Series A for real estate vendor compliance

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Commercial real estate tenants and property managers have to abide by strict liability rules that any vendor entering the property must have insurance certificates and meet other requirements. This new investment brings Jones’ total raised to $20 million, according to Crunchbase data.

Real estate platform Loft raises $425M at a $2.2B valuation in one of Brazil’s largest venture rounds

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Buying and selling residential real estate is a complex business, no matter where you live. But in Brazil, where no MLS exists, the challenge of digitizing real estate is even greater. The company is also planning to explore more M&A opportunities.

OptioLend launches new marketplace to become ‘the LendingTree of commercial real estate’

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The commercial real estate industry is facing its share of challenges, considering the fact that so many people are working from home (and not in offices) and retail is riding a slippery slope as more people shop online. But from downturns, opportunity emerges. Enter OptioLend , a new startup that wants to help individual investors take advantage of opportunities in commercial real estate by connecting them with “the best possible” lenders.

Investment in construction automation is essential to rebuilding US infrastructure

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Champ Suthipongchai is a co-founder and general partner at Creative Ventures , a method-driven deep-tech VC firm investing in startups that address the impact of increasing labor shortages, rising healthcare costs and the climate crisis. Champ Suthipongchai. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

With an Apple Store designer as a co-founder, Juno raises $20M to build apartments more sustainably

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Comcast Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Real Estate Technology (RET) Ventures co-led the financing, which brings the company’s total raised to $32 million since its 2019 inception.

Why Revolution Growth is Investing in Orchard

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Today we are thrilled to announce our investment in Orchard , a company dramatically simplifying the process of buying and selling a home with a modern, digital experience from search to close. real-estate startup venture-capital

Alternative investing hub Vincent closes $6 million raise

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While markets grapple with the concept that the pandemic might not be entirely in the rear view mirror, investors are continuing to seek out investment opportunities outside public markets as they seek to diversify.

SoftBank’s latest proptech bet is leading Pacaso’s $125M Series C

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Less than six months after raising $75 million, Pacaso — a real estate platform which aims to help people buy and co-own a second home — announced today that it has raised $125 million at a $1.5

Nomad Homes raises $20M to create a personalized house hunting platform for Europe, Middle East

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Property technology startup Nomad Homes is working to change that by creating a personalized real estate buying experience in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, a region that represents $20 trillion in real estate, company CEO Helen Chen told TechCrunch. “We

Neighbor raises $53M for self-storage marketplace after 5x YoY revenue growth

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At a time when the commercial real estate world is struggling, self-storage is an asset class that continues to perform extremely well. And that increased demand led to Neighbor’s commercial real estate footprint growing 10x in 2020. .

Placer.ai, a location analytics startup, finds $100M at a $1B valuation

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Second, the pandemic gave rise to a new set of reasons to need this kind of data, whether it was to determine crowds at testing or vaccination sites, or because the changing economy was precipitating real estate dealmaking, or something else.

AvantStay, a platform for kitting out — and then renting out — high-end vacation rental homes, raises $160M

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Tarsadia Investments and 3L Capital (which led its Series A) co-led this round, with participation also from previous backers Plus Capital, Bullpen Capital and Convivialite; new, strategic investors Capital One, Saluda Grade, Coller, Grerenhawk, Stephen Pagliuca, Fred Tuomi, Jerry Coleman and Jay Mckee; and celebrity investors including Paul George and Shawn Mendes.

Former Zillow execs raise $70M seed round for Tomo, which wants to simplify the mortgage process

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The latest startup to raise venture money with the goal of making the process “smarter and faster” is one that was founded by a pair of executives that spent years at real estate giant Zillow. In fact, the investment represents NFX’s largest initial investment to date.

General Catalyst, Tiger Global lead $25M investment into Blank Street’s micro specialty coffee shops

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They saw how successful high-growth, mobile-first, food-retail businesses were in Asia and saw an opportunity to replicate that street vending experience in the United States.

Hustle Fund wants to help spawn a new generation of angel investors

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Hustle Fund is coming out of stealth today with Angel Squad , a new initiative aimed at making angel investing more accessible to more people. So far, Penn has invested in five startups across a range of sectors including real estate, food, apparel and finance. .

To succeed as an entrepreneur, make these 8 investments

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Invest in Yourself. We all invest our time and money in people and things. The best investment for entrepreneurs is always going to be in themselves. This could mean your health, education, well-being or relationships—anything that can fine-tune and improve your life will bring the highest return on investment because the cost is often very small. Invest in yourself in both small and big ways. Invest in Your Business. Invest in Tax Strategy.

In-person work is back, and New Stand just raised $40M to help ease the transition

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New York-based New Stand announced it has raised $40 million in a Series B funding round led by Brookfield Property Group , one of the largest commercial real estate owners in the United States.

Revolution Growth Invests in Curbio, the Leading Proptech Platform for Pre-Sale Home Renovation

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the proptech company seizing an untapped opportunity within the $85B pre-sale home improvement market and the latest addition to the Revolution Growth portfolio. Accessible and automated home improvement enables every real estate agent and contractor to grow their business?—?and

Pacaso raises $75M, goes from launch to unicorn in 5 months

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9 top real estate and proptech investors: Cities and offices still have a future. The company then partners with local real estate agents to market the properties. Real estate tech startup Offerpad to go public via SPAC merger in $3B deal.

Startups have about $1 trillion worth of reasons to love the Biden infrastructure plan

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“The climate-oriented investment in Biden’s new plan would be roughly ten times what came through ARRA,” wrote Shayle Kann, a partner with the investment firm, Energy Impact Partners. Real estate consumes 40% of all energy.

Sugar raises $2.5M in seed funding to connect apartment residents

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As people began quarantining due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dicko saw an opportunity to help make it easier for people living in apartments and residential communities to “engage with one another in a safe and efficient way.”

Kocomo raises millions to give people a way to co-own a luxury vacation home

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Architect Capita l provided the debt investment. In the same way that NetJets uses shared ownership to create an opportunity for people to enjoy the benefits of private air travel, Kocomo aims to apply a co-ownership model to vacation homes, he said. Who doesn’t want a vacation home?

Spanish proptech Clikalia secures $518M in debt & equity to advance iBuyer model in Europe

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Interestingly, Fifth Wall is also an investor in Opendoor as well as Loft, a Latin American real estate tech unicorn. Luxor has invested in U.S. Miguel Nigorra, partner and head of Europe for Fifth Wall, said his firm was impressed by the founding team, which had a previous successful exit as well as the market opportunity, as well as the company’s “amazing” unit economics and metrics “compared to many other companies in the market.”.

OfficeRnD, a SaaS for managing hybrid workplaces, grabs $10M

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The new funding will be skewed towards investing “heavily” in this hybrid work management offering, it says. The decentralized reality of office work after the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drive plenty of startup activity.

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Affinity, a relationship intelligence company, raises $80M to help close deals

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Instead, Affinity created “a new breed of CRM,” Zhou said, that automates the inputting of that data constantly and adds information, like revenue, staff size and funding from proprietary data sources, to assign a score to a potential opportunity and increase the chances of closing a deal.

Accounting firm Proper banks $9M Series A to automate property management

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Property managers don’t often come from an accounting background — usually they have a real estate license, so that lack of expertise can put them in a position where they can’t scale their portfolio, or if they try to, things break.”.

SoftBank and Demi Lovato back June Homes, a proptech startup emerging from stealth with $50M in funding

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Founder and CEO Daniel Mishin first became interested in real estate with a missed train and an unplanned stay in a cheap youth hostel in Berlin when he was 11 years old.

The Future of Hospitality is Here

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Image courtesy of Mint House Real estate lies at the core of our everyday lives?—?it Yet, technology adoption within the real estate community as a means to fundamentally disrupt how physical assets behave and how transactions occur was lagging up until the last couple of years. We have witnessed the likes of WeWork, Convene, and Airbnb reimagine working and living, all while catalyzing momentum for further investments across the real estate technology landscape.

Bilt Rewards banks $60M growth on a $350M valuation to advance credit card benefits for renters

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For as long as Bates has been in the real estate industry, about 20 years or so, renters have wanted to pay rent with a credit card for convenience and to earn loyalty points.