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Better CEO Vishal Garg and SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son (Better.com, Getty)

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
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Getty)

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)

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)

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
From left: Valon board member Angela Strange, Valon CEO Andrew Wang and Adam Neumann (Photos via Andreessen Horowitz, Valon, Getty)

Adam Neumann invests in mortgage servicing startup

WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann has a new investment: Valon Mortgage. The startup, which promises to cut mortgage servicing costs...

Adam Neumann invests in mortgage servicing startup
SoftBank Group COO Marcelo Claure and Mayor Francis Suarez (Getty; iStock)
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SoftBank to invest $100M in Miami startups

SoftBank Group COO Marcelo Claure is launching a $100 million initiative to fund Miami-based tech companies and those moving to the Magic City. Claure, who is also CEO of SoftBank Group International and executive...

SoftBank to invest $100M in Miami startups
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