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Zumper CEO Anthemos Georgiades (Getty; iStock)

What you need to know about Zumper, a $400M startup accused of renter bias

On September 1, Zumper published a set of core principles it said defined its brand: inclusivity, safety and respect....

What you need to know about Zumper, a $400M startup accused of renter bias
Porch CEO Matt Ehrlichman, with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority veterans Thomas Hennessey (inset left) and Joseph Beck (inset right) (Ehrlichman via Porch,  Hennessey and Beck via LinkedIn)

Porch.com to go public in $523M blank-check deal

Porch.com, a VC-backed home services marketplace, is going public with a blank-check company, one of the first such deals...

Porch.com to go public in $523M blank-check deal
Zillow CEO Rich Barton and IBM CEO Arvind Krishna (Getty)

IBM slams Zillow with second suit over patented search tools

IBM is escalating its legal battle with Zillow, filing a second lawsuit accusing the listings giant of infringing on...

IBM slams Zillow with second suit over patented search tools
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
From left: Zeus Living CEO Kulveer Taggar, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal and Lyric CEO Andrew Kitchell (Getty, iStock)

Airbnb banked on short-term rentals. Can it continue without them?

Just over a year ago, Lyric was riding high. On the heels of a $160 million funding round led...

Airbnb banked on short-term rentals. Can it continue without them?
The co-living industry has thousands of units in the pipeline. Industry leaders are predicting a tough year ahead (Pixabay)

Co-living execs offer glimpse at occupancy rates

Before the pandemic, co-living executives were looking to capitalize on demand for shared, low-cost accommodation — specifically targeting young...

Co-living execs offer glimpse at occupancy rates
Openpath's Alex Kazerani and James Segil

Openpath raises $36M for hands-free office locks

Openpath, which grants employees hands-free access to their offices, just raised $36 million as landlords race to adopt Covid-inspired...

Openpath raises $36M for hands-free office locks
Osei Van Horne and (inset) Jamie Hodari 

Industrious taps banker Osei Van Horne to round out its board

Flex-office startup Industrious is beefing up its board, the company’s latest step toward a potential public offering. The New...

Industrious taps banker Osei Van Horne to round out its board
Paraag Sarva, Steve Lamberti and Joseph Strasburg (Linkedin, Getty)

Startup taps industry execs, mayors to pitch security-deposit alternative

Security-deposit alternative startup Rhino has enlisted a team of mayors and multifamily real estate players to make the case...

Startup taps industry execs, mayors to pitch security-deposit alternative
Lane co-founders Clinton Robinson and Kofi Gyekye (iStock)

Proptech startup Lane raises $10M for office platform

A platform akin to an operating system for offices closed on a $10 million funding round as the coronavirus...

Proptech startup Lane raises $10M for office platform
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