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Mode raises $33M to supercharge its analytics platform for data scientists

Data science is the name of the game these days for companies that want to improve their decision making by tapping the information they are already amassing in their apps and other systems. And today

In pandemic era, entrepreneurs turn to SPACs, crowdfunding and direct listings

If necessity is the mother of invention, then new business owners are getting very inventive in the ways in which they access cash. Relying on some long-tested and some new avenues to raise money, ent

La Haus is bringing US tech services to Latin America’s real estate market

The alchemy for a successful startup can be hard to parse. Sometimes, it’s who you know. Sometimes it’s where you go to school. And sometimes it’s what you do. In the case of La Haus

Propzy, a Vietnamese offline-to-online real estate platform, raises $25 million Series A

Propzy, a Vietnam-based startup that guides consumers through the entire process of a real estate transaction, has raised a $25 million Series A led by Gaw Capital and SoftBank Ventures Asia, the earl

With the real estate industry facing headwinds, SoftBank-backed Compass lays off 15% of staff

Compass, the real-estate brokerage startup backed by roughly $1.6 billion in venture funding, has laid off 15% of its staff as a result of the shifting economic fortunes created by the global response

Zillow suspends home buying due to COVID-19

Zillow said Monday it will temporarily stop buying homes in all 24 markets where it operates in response to public health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest real estate startup to shi

The last decade in real estate, and a peek into the next one

New real estate technology 2.0 entrants would do well to learn from the mistakes of their 1.0 predecessors as they scale in coming years.      

Iterable, founded by an ex-Twitter engineer, nabs $60M for cross-channel growth marketing tools

A startup that’s built cross-channel growth marketing platform — used by businesses to capture customers across whatever digital media they happen to be using — is today announcing f

Where tech companies should look to expand

Brutally expensive housing markets, fierce competition over a shrinking talent pool and unbearably long commutes: these are some of the challenges plaguing typical tech hubs like the San Francisco Bay

Trulia founder Pete Flint backs real estate startup Modus

Modus raises $12.5 million Series A co-led by NFX’s Pete Flint and Niki Pezeshki of Felicis Ventures.

ZeroDown, valued at $150M, plans to take on Zillow

ZeroDown launches a home search engine.

Relativity, a new star in the space race, raises $140 million for its 3-D printed rockets

With $140 million in new financing, Relativity Space is now one step closer to fulfilling its founders’ vision of making the first rockets on Mars. Tagging along for the ride are a motley assort

Latin America Roundup: SoftBank bets on Brazilian unicorns and Konfio raises $250M for lending plans

SoftBank did not let up the flow of capital to Brazil this month, staying busy despite the WeWork debacle. With two more $100 million-plus rounds in QuintoAndar and MadeiraMadeira, the Japanese invest

Flat, a Mexican property tech startup, raises $4.6M pre-seed led by ALLVP

Flat has raised one of Mexico’s largest pre-seed rounds to take the Opendoor real estate marketplace model across the Rio Grande.  The company snagged a $4.6 million pre-seed round to expand i

ZeroDown is constructing a new path to home ownership

Part real estate fund, part tech startup, ZeroDown wants to make it easier to buy a home in the Bay Area.

Qubole launches Quantum, its serverless database engine

Qubole, the data platform founded by Apache Hive creator and former head of Facebook’s Data Infrastructure team Ashish Thusoo, today announced the launch of Quantum, its first serverless offerin

Canopy’s upscale co-working business adds a new location in SF on the heels of strategic funding

Canopy, an upscale, profitable developer of co-working spaces, has expanded its footprint in San Francisco to a third location on the heels of a strategic financing round. Co-founded by the product de

Madrona Venture Labs raises $11M to build companies from the ground up

The startup studio model is taking off.

The next frontier in real estate technology

From entertainment to transportation, technology has upended nearly every major industry -- with one notable exception: real estate.

Pioneer Square Labs is invigorating Seattle’s startup ecosystem

How the startup studio's "validation engine" has made it one of the best company builders in the business.
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