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Talks: Could a SoftBank takeover of WeWork create a $100B incubator?
October 11, 2018 10:20AM
On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Masa Son’s SoftBank was in discussions to take a majority stake in WeWork. The Real Deal‘s...
This startup just raised $9M to bring AI into real estate investment
October 01, 2018 11:32AM
Real estate data platform Cherre has raised $9 million in a seed round, the company announced Monday. The New York-based firm, which launched in...
Compass raises $400M from SoftBank, QIA; brokerage now valued at $4.4B
September 27, 2018 08:02AM
Compass is officially a $4.4 billion brokerage. The New York-based firm said Thursday it closed another mega-round, raising a $400 million Series F led...
SoftBank invests $400M in iBuying
September 27, 2018 07:10AM
Startup Opendoor has just joined the long list of real estate tech startups with backing from SoftBank. The Japanese conglomerate’s Vision Fund just invested...
Corigin Ventures raises $22M in second fund
August 20, 2018 04:00PM
With an eye on investing in real estate tech companies, venture capital firm Corigin Ventures has raised $22 million and plans to bring in...
WATCH: Why venture capital is (finally) infiltrating real estate
August 17, 2018 08:00AM
The Real Deal’s senior content director Jill Noonan and senior reporter Konrad Putzier sit down to discuss this month’s cover story on real...
Picture perfect: Photo company flush with VC money eyes U.S. real estate market
August 12, 2018 12:00PM
Photography startup Meero is coming to New York City armed with $60 million in venture funding. The company raised $15 million in a Series...
Trying to get VC money from SoftBank? Here’s what you need to know about Masayoshi Son’s strategy
August 05, 2018 11:01AM
Startups backed by Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son’s Vision Fund are reporting back on what it’s like to be part of the SoftBank “family” and...
The VC vice: Why some in the industry see venture cash as a mixed blessing
August 03, 2018 07:30AM
E.B. Solomont and Konrad Putzier
The surge in venture investment has been a boon to real estate tech startups, nurturing hope that the industry can finally catch up to...
The venture capital gold rush: Behind the Silicon Valley cash upending the industry
August 02, 2018 07:30AM
Konrad Putzier and E.B. Solomont
When Jamie Hodari started looking for funding for his New York-based co-working startup, Industrious, in 2012, he didn’t even bother talking to venture capital...
Fifth Wall launches $400M RE tech fund
June 21, 2018 05:42PM
UPDATED: Thursday, June 21 at 7:06 p.m. Fifth Wall Ventures, the venture capital firm that has invested in Industrious and Open Door, is on...
Hidden Fortress: Behind SoftBank’s $3.3B buy of the asset manager
April 26, 2018 07:30AM
One venture that stands out from the rest is SoftBank’s $3.3 billion all-cash purchase of Fortress Investment Group — a major Manhattan property investor...
This $10M blockchain VC deal could have a big impact on real estate
February 06, 2018 12:20PM
Blockchain technology company Harbor raised $10 million in venture funding, in a deal that could have major implications for the real estate industry. Fifth...
SoftBank deploys $865M into construction startup Katerra
January 24, 2018 04:30PM
SoftBank’s latest investment in real estate tech comes in the form of an $865 million infusion into Katerra, the one-stop construction shop. SoftBank, the...
Masa Son has brought his billions to Compass. What happens next?
December 08, 2017 09:00AM
A five-year-old New York-based residential brokerage has now raised more than $750 million in venture capital. Let that sink in. Just a month after...
VC funding raises NYC rents by 10 percent: study
September 23, 2015 09:38AM
Most cities dream of being hubs for venture capital investors. But that status comes with a price: higher rents.
Some of NYC’s hottest RE tech startups using debt to grow
April 17, 2015 09:30AM
When the founders of leasing and portfolio management company VTS needed money to grow their firm, they had two choices: find another investor, or...
Honest Buildings gets millions in VC financing
September 11, 2012 09:00AM
Honest Buildings, a social network of sorts for properties, completed its first round of financing today — with venture capital firms RockPort Capital and...
Venture capital firms eye NYC office space
July 25, 2011 04:59PM
More and more venture capital firms are interested in New York City real estate, but the space they’re seeking is on the small side....
Bridge Investment targets $500M in Opportunity Zone possibilities
Developers bristle over Chicago’s new affordable housing rules
Riverside Church buys Union Theological Seminary dorm for $47M
Diane von Furstenberg’s prince son buys
432 Park Avenue pad
GreenOak shoots for $90M sellout at UWS condo conversion
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