Going hybrid? 3 Strategic real estate tips

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Contributed by Andrew Flint , a co-founder of Occupier , a transaction and portfolio management software helping commercial tenants and brokers manage their real estate footprint. In turn, teams ensure alignment between their real estate decisions and business successes.

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

That is a huge question looming over the commercial real estate sector in NYC and around the country. I think this Jamie Dimon quote I read in the NYT piece is about right: Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, the largest private-sector employer in New York City, wrote in a letter to shareholders this week that remote work would “significantly reduce our need for real estate.”

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How To Pitch A Real Estate Tech VC

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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.

I Spent $12,000 on a Guru’s Real Estate Program. Here’s What Happened

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It kicked started my real estate career where I began earning 3X more than my job as a teacher. investing entrepreneurship real-estate life-lessons real-estate-investments

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

TechCrunch

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. . Hustle Fund backs Fintor, which wants to make it easier to invest in real estate.

10 Things Real Estate Gets Wrong About Coworking

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The post 10 Things Real Estate Gets Wrong About Coworking appeared first on GCUC Community. Amenity Other Coworking Community Coworking Trends Real EstateWe hear it all the time… coworking is easy. Coworking is just desks in a room. Coworking is distracting.

Sundae closes on $80M for residential real estate marketplace

TechCrunch

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.

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

TechCrunch

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. The real estate market in Mexico is broken,” said co-founder Bernardo Cordero. iBuyer LATAM Mexico proptech real estate Victor Noguera

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

TechCrunch

But the vast majority of homes are still sold the traditional way, by way of a real estate agent working via a broker. “Michael and Justin have a clear vision for modernizing real estate while keeping agents at the center.

Real estate tech startup Offerpad to go public via SPAC merger in $3B deal

TechCrunch

Rascoff believes Offerpad “is incredibly well-positioned to grab a huge piece” of the online real estate market. iBuying has barely scratched the surface of real estate, one of the biggest addressable markets in the world,” he said in a written statement. “In

The Proptech Startups Using VR & AR to Reshape Real Estate

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billion will be specifically for real estate. Over the past week, Zillow announced the rollout of their 3D Home tool, which lets real estate agents show immersive VC views of homes for sale. Virtual reality and AR have the potential to transform a number of areas within real estate and the building process: Property walkthroughs that can accelerate the sales process for residential brokers.

Side raises $150M at $1B valuation to help real estate agents go it alone

TechCrunch

Side , a real estate technology company that works to turn agents and independent brokerages into boutique brands and businesses, announced Monday that it has raised $150 million in Series D funding. 9 top real estate and proptech investors: Cities and offices still have a future.

Global Founders Capital leads $9.3M investment into Awning, a real estate brokerage for individual investors

TechCrunch

And today, the San Francisco-based real estate brokerage is coming out of stealth with $9.3 So far, the platform has helped facilitate the sale of $5 million in real estate.

Hustle Fund backs Fintor, which wants to make it easier to invest in real estate

TechCrunch

Eight out of 10 said they would like to invest in real estate but were deterred by all the barriers to entry. There is clearly a large demand for access to real estate,” Yousefi said.

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

TechCrunch

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.

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

TechCrunch

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.

Singapore tech-based real estate agency Propseller raises $1.2 million seed round

TechCrunch

Propseller , a Singapore-based real estate agency that combines a tech platform with in-house agents to close transactions more quickly, announced today it has raised $1.2 Another Singaporean real estate-focused startup that recently raised funding is PropertyGuru.

Real estate tech startup Side raises $50M more at a $2B valuation as it preps for an IPO

TechCrunch

Side , a real estate technology company that works to turn agents and independent brokerages into boutique brands and businesses, has raised “$50 million-plus” in a funding round that doubles its valuation to $2 billion.

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

TechCrunch

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. 9 top real estate and proptech investors: Cities and offices still have a future.

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

TechCrunch

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.

Looking to Invest in Real Estate? Check Out This Expert Advice on the Do’s and Don'ts

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Investing in real estate can be an exciting premise — it’s been well-known that with the right decisions, real estate can provide a very good ROI (return on investment). Divya’s company is a real estate management and investment firm. Real Estate Advice .

Future of Real Estate Pitch Competition in Miami

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On May 14, 2019, our friends at Lab Ventures Miami are hosting Future of Real Estate Tech Summit Miami. This event brings together investors, innovative startups and leading corporations in the construction and real estate industry.

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

TechCrunch

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. 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.

Smart lock maker Latch teams with real estate firm to go public via SPAC

TechCrunch

The New York-based commercial real estate firm is a logical partner for a company whose technology is currently deployed exclusively in residential apartment buildings. That the company has built in partners in real estate firms like Tishman Speyer is also a net positive.

The Data Revolution in Real Estate

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Real estate data is notoriously fragmented, but a new crop of startups, including Cherre, are helping businesses harness disparate data sources and gain a competitive edge. Salmanson, founder of Cherre, to discuss his startup’s path to becoming a leader in real estate data. In this Episode: 9:36 Where does data come from, how do you extract it 12:30 What is truth in real estate data?

Why Floored is Awesome, and Not Just for the Real Estate Industry

This is going to be BIG.

The other day, I looked at some real estate space on behalf of one of my portfolio companies. The owner sent me this. Maybe I just don''t have enough imagination or lack of the requisite architecture degree. At least it''s better than showing an actual picture of what the office looks like now, after the last tenant trashed the place on their way out. Or, if they didn''t trash it, they subdivided it for a colony of bees and painted it what can best be described as neon beige.

GGV Capital gave this real estate startup founder a term sheet 48 hours after meeting

TechCrunch

For example, using data extracted from a variety of sources such as tax assessors and its own users, Realm can tell a homeowner in real-time how their property value will change if they do things like makeover a bathroom or add a new deck.

GCUC APAC: Real Estate Session Recap

GCUC

We kicked off our GCUC APAC series this week with the real estate session. The post GCUC APAC: Real Estate Session Recap appeared first on GCUC Community. Conference GCUC Webinars GCUC APAC Real Estate APAC

Casa Blanca raises $2.6M to build the ‘Bumble for real estate’

TechCrunch

Co-founder and CEO Hannah Bomze got her real estate license at the age of 18 and worked at Compass and Douglas Elliman Real Estate before launching Casa Blanca last year. Casa Blanca , which aims to develop a “Bumble-like app” for finding a home, has raised $2.6

One-click housing startup Atmos raises another $4M from Khosla, real estate strategics, and TikTok star Josh Richards

TechCrunch

The company, which we profiled back in July , announced today that it raised another $4 million, this time from Evan Moore at Khosla Ventures, real estate strategic investors like David Gerster at JLL Spark and Lennar board member Scott Stowell as well as individuals like Adam Nash of Dropbox and TikTok star Josh Richards, who I guess has turned that whole concept of hype houses into a real estate investment thesis.

Homebuying startup Flyhomes closes $150 million Series C

TechCrunch

Amid a recent tear in residential real estate investment, venture capitalists are looking to get a piece of homebuying startup Flyhomes. No pen required: The digital future of real estate closings.

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

TechCrunch

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.

The Keys to Selling Enterprise SaaS in Real Estate

Dream It

In this DreamitLive, Urbantech Managing Director Andrew Ackerman speaks with StringBean founder and CEO Reuben Levine about the do’s and don’ts of selling into real estate, including how to get into the mind of the buyer, how to de-risk your product to increase the likelihood of making a sale, and how to pursue product-led growth.

HomeLight closes on $100M Series D at a $1.6B valuation as revenue surges

TechCrunch

HomeLight , which operates a real estate technology platform, announced today that it has secured $100 million in a Series D round of funding and $263 million in debt financing. Over the years, like many other real estate tech platforms, HomeLight has evolved its model.

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

TechCrunch

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

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

TechCrunch

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

Acrew Capital, Jeff Bezos back Colombia-based proptech La Haus’ $100M debt, equity round

TechCrunch

La Haus , which has developed an online real estate marketplace operating in Mexico and Colombia, has secured $100 million in additional funding, including $50 million in equity and $50 million in debt financing.