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Cherre CEO L.D. Salmanson (Cherre/Facebook)
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Real estate data firm Cherre raises $50M

Third time’s a charm for Cherre, a real estate data platform. The startup announced that it’s raised $50 million in a new funding round, according to Business Insider. The round was led by Trustbridge...

Real estate data firm Cherre raises $50M
SmartRent CEO Lucas Haldeman (middle) with Fifth Wall’s Brendan Wallace (left) and Andriy Mykhaylovskyy (SmartRent, Fifth Wall, iStock)
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SmartRent to go public via Fifth Wall SPAC

Another proptech company is joining the SPAC game. Home technology startup SmartRent plans to go public in a merger with one of Fifth Wall Ventures’ special-purpose acquisition companies in a deal that would value...

SmartRent to go public via Fifth Wall SPAC
HomeX founders Michael Lerner and Vincent Payen (HomeX)
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HomeX nabs $90M to connect homeowners and repair techs

The burgeoning market for home-maintenance technology has crowned another winner. HomeX, a startup that connects homeowners with licensed technicians,...

HomeX nabs $90M to connect homeowners and repair techs
Better CEO Vishal Garg and SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son (Better.com, Getty)
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Better.com lands $500M investment from SoftBank

UPDATED, April 8, 2021, 3:20 p.m.: Mortgage lending startup Better.com’s valuation just swelled to $6 billion thanks to a...

Better.com lands $500M investment from SoftBank
Joseph Woodbury, CEO and co-founder of Neighbor. (Getty, Neighbor)
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Storage-sharing startup Neighbor snags $53M in Series B

Neighbor.com CEO Joseph Woodbury. A company looking to become the Airbnb for storage has raised $53 million in a...

Storage-sharing startup Neighbor snags $53M in Series B
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Getty)
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Airbnb’s losses balloon to $4.6B in 2020

Despite the luster of its eye-popping IPO, Airbnb reported a $4.6 billion net loss in 2020 in its first earnings report as a public company. The hospitality startup, which is banking on a travel...

Airbnb’s losses balloon to $4.6B in 2020
From left: Howard Lorber, Spencer Rascoff, Rob Speyer, and Steve Witkoff (Getty, Twitter)
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The definitive real estate SPAC tracker

Blink and you’ll miss a new SPAC. With billions of dollars flowing into blank-check firms, a growing number of real estate players are targeting proptech. As an alternative to the traditional IPO, special-purpose acquisition...

The definitive real estate SPAC tracker
Matterport CEO RJ Pittman (Getty)
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Real estate VR tech firm Matterport to go public via SPAC

The VC-backed real estate tech company Matterport, which designs software that allows virtual walkthroughs, is the latest firm to...

Real estate VR tech firm Matterport to go public via SPAC
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