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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Getty)

Airbnb’s Q2 revenue falls by almost 70%

Airbnb’s revenue fell by a reported 67 percent in the second quarter, as the startup weathered the fallout from a halt in global travel. The company’s quarterly revenue plunged to $335 million — down...

Airbnb’s Q2 revenue falls by almost 70%
Airbnb plans to file for IPO this month

Airbnb plans to file for IPO this month

Airbnb plans to file IPO paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission later this month, a move that would allow the peer-to-peer home-rental giant to potentially sell shares to the public before the end...

Airbnb plans to file for IPO this month
Vornado CEO Steven Roth and a rendering of the Farley Post Office building (Getty, iStock, SOM)

Vornado will install facial recognition tech in all its buildings

After testing facial recognition technology on users for years, Facebook will soon have to decide whether to opt in...

Vornado will install facial recognition tech in all its buildings
Left to right: Metaprop partners Zach Aarons, Aaron Block, Zak Schwarzman and Maureen Waters (Images via Metaprop)

MetaProp seeks $200M to back bigger startups

MetaProp, a New York-based venture capital firm, is looking to raise $200 million — its biggest fund yet —...

MetaProp seeks $200M to back bigger startups
ADT CEO Jim DeVries and Google CEO Sundar Pichai (ADT; Pichai by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images; Nest via wallpaperflare)

Why Google bet $450M on ADT

Google and ADT are teaming up to go after the burgeoning smart-home market. In a partnership announced Monday, Google said it will invest $450 million for a 6.6 percent stake in the security giant....

Why Google bet $450M on ADT
Clockwise from left: Osei Van Horne of Wells Fargo, Christopher Yip of RET Ventures, James Segil of Openpath and Minna Song of MeetElise (iStock)

Raising Covid cash: How proptech firms struck deals in lockdown

It’s one thing to raise money during a pandemic. But what about raising money during a pandemic while simultaneously...

Raising Covid cash: How proptech firms struck deals in lockdown
How long can this leading virtual tour player stay on top?

How long can this leading virtual tour player stay on top?

Last August, R.J. Pittman hopped on stage at a Las Vegas conference to promote his company. A seasoned tech...

How long can this leading virtual tour player stay on top?
Hippo CEO Assaf Wand (Getty)

Home insurance startup Hippo raises $150M ahead of IPO

Home insurance startup Hippo is hoping to ride the coattails of rival Lemonade with an initial public offering next...

Home insurance startup Hippo raises $150M ahead of IPO
Knock CEO Sean Black (Getty)

Homebuying startup Knock pivots to lending

Knock, a home-buying startup, is switching to bridge loans and working with agents, rather than directly with consumers. The company, which offers a platform for consumers who want to buy and sell homes at...

Homebuying startup Knock pivots to lending
Spencer Rascoff-backed rental platform PocketList launches in LA

Spencer Rascoff-backed rental platform PocketList launches in LA

UPDATED, Tuesday, July 21, 11:17 a.m.: A rental listings platform backed by Zillow co-founder Spencer Rascoff went live in...

Spencer Rascoff-backed rental platform PocketList launches in LA
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