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.

How To Pitch A Real Estate Tech VC

Dream It

Jeff Berman is General Partner at Camber Creek , one of the first venture funds dedicated to real estate technology and the built world. The team owns, operates and manages over 150 million square feet of real estate, making Camber Creek one of the biggest value-add venture partners for real estate tech startups. Camber Creek portfolio companies benefit from the network effects of his four partners from the real estate world.

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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.

The Proptech Startups Using VR & AR to Reshape Real Estate

Dream It

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.

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.

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.

Future of Real Estate Pitch Competition in Miami

Dream It

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.

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.

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

Smart Hustle Magazine

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 Tandon is an expert in real estate management and investing, and she gave Ramon the rundown on how to get into this field of work and be successful. Divya’s company is a real estate management and investment firm. Real Estate Advice .

The Data Revolution in Real Estate

Dream It

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?

Compass files S-1, reveals $3.7B in revenue on net loss of $270M

TechCrunch

Compass , the real-estate brokerage startup backed by roughly $1.6 Since commissions on real estate are determined as fixed percentage of the value of the property, more transaction volume directly translates into more revenue for Compass.

GCUC APAC: Real Estate Session Recap

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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

After 80% ARR growth in 2020, Saltmine snags $20M to help employees return to a ‘new normal’ office

TechCrunch

Existing backers Jungle Ventures and Xplorer Capital led the financing, which also included participation from JLL Spark, the strategic investment arm of commercial real estate brokerage JLL. . 9 top real estate and proptech investors: Cities and offices still have a future.

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.

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.

UpEquity raises $25 million in equity and debt for its cash-pay mortgage lending service

TechCrunch

Naval Academy graduate and former fighter pilot, Herman saw real estate as the only avenue to true wealth creation open to him and his family given their years on the road and lack of available investment capital.

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.

Construction tech startups are poised to shake up a $1.3-trillion-dollar industry

TechCrunch

On top of being laborious and error-prone, the lack of real-time data is extremely limited, therefore decision-making is often based on outdated information. Allison Xu. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

Giraffe360, a robotic camera for real estate, raises $4.5M from LAUNCHub and Hoxton Ventures

TechCrunch

Giraffe360 has a robotic camera, combined with a subscription service, which enables real estate agents and brokers to generate high-resolution photos of properties, floor plans and virtual tours. The camera is sold to real estate agents and brokers as a service for £399 per month.

Proptech startup States Title, now Doma, going public via SPAC in $3B deal

TechCrunch

Real estate tech startup Doma, formerly known as States Title , announced Tuesday it will go public through a merger with SPAC Capitol Investment Corp. The startup has facilitated over 800,000 real estate closings for lenders such as Chase, Homepoint, Sierra Pacific Mortgage and others.

End-to-end operators are the next generation of consumer business

TechCrunch

In the graphic above, notice that most of these companies play in the largest, but notoriously archaic industries like banking, insurance, real estate, healthcare, etc. Roger Lee. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

Divvy Homes secures $110M Series C to help renters become homeowners

TechCrunch

Divvy claims to be different from other real estate tech companies in that it aims to digitize “the archaic, data-heavy processes buyers encounter along the way.” Funding Real Estate Recent Funding Startups TC Divvy Homes Tiger Global Management

A look at how proptech startup Knotel went from a $1.6B valuation to filing for bankruptcy

TechCrunch

This week, flexible workspace operator (and one-time unicorn) Knotel announced it had filed for bankruptcy and that its assets were being acquired by investor and commercial real estate brokerage Newmark for a reported $70 million.

Proptech startup Knock secures $20M to grow SaaS platform for property managers

TechCrunch

You can’t just ‘shut them down,’ which has made multifamily resilient and even grow in comparison to retail and industrial real estate.”. In recent years, the U.S.

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The Landing is bringing shoppable social and collaboration to interior design

TechCrunch

Recent Funding Startups TC cowboy ventures early stage interior design modsy real estate the landing

From food delivery to housing: Former Favor founders raise millions for Sunroom Rentals

TechCrunch

Real estate tech startup Sunroom Rentals , which leases units on behalf of property managers and apartment owners, has raised $11 million in a Series A round of funding led by Gigafund.

Outfit wants to make DIY home improvements easier to tackle

TechCrunch

Real Estate Recent Funding Startups TC Y CombinatorDoing home renovations yourself can be more cost-effective than hiring a contractor, but many people don’t know where to begin.

The $20 Million House PriceGrabber Built

Entrepreneur's Handbook

startup business money entrepreneurship real-estateA rabbit hole of entrepreneurial history, all sparked by one $20M mansion. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ».

Valon closes on $50M a16z-led Series A to grow mobile-first mortgage servicing platform

TechCrunch

Lenders also can request access to real-time API data feeds to view performance of their borrowers and reconcile transaction data. . Finance Funding Real Estate Recent Funding Startups Andreessen Horowitz Angela Strange finance loans mortgage Valon Valon Mortgage

Why Revolution Growth is Investing in Orchard

Revolution

Orchard’s customer service is also enhanced by their local real estate brokers who are hired full-time as home advisors (vs. real-estate startup venture-capital

Announcing GCUC Places: An International Network of Spaces

GCUC

Real busy. Amenity Community Future of Work GCUC UK GCUC Australia GCUC Canada GCUC Membership Real Estate Coworking Network International Global Future of work Travel GCUC PlacesWe’ve been busy.

Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost explains the strategy behind acquiring Spacemaker

TechCrunch

Other investors on the cap table include Nordic real estate innovator NREP, Nordic property developer OBOS, U.K. real estate technology fund Round Hill Ventures and Norway’s Construct Venture. Autodesk, the U.S.

Home services platform Porch acquires four companies

TechCrunch

” Exit M&A Real Estate TC arizona Contractor finance financial services Georgia ing group insurance insurance broker Mergers and Acquisitions north carolina porch Software software platform South Carolina texas United States virginia

The Future of Hospitality is Here

Revolution

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.

Coming Soon: GCUC Places

GCUC

Real big. Coworking Press Real EstateThe cat is out of the bag. We have been working on something big. Check out our interview with the details here. The post Coming Soon: GCUC Places appeared first on GCUC Community.

GCUC Mastermind: The Future

GCUC

Conference Future of Work COVID-19 Real Estate GCUC MastermindGCUC Mastermind is a virtual learning series focused on the accelerating nature of work and the humans driving it. You need new skills and. The post GCUC Mastermind: The Future appeared first on GCUC Community.

GCUC APAC Week 4- Best In Class Ecosystems

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Uncategorized Design Other Coworking Sustainability Community Coworking Trends GCUC APAC Real EstateThis week’s session was all about Best in Class Ecosystems. If you missed it, the replay will be available on GCUC membership later this.