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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....
Carlyle Group pays record price for Queens rental tower, scores $180M loan
It’s official: Brookfield owns Forest City
Arel Capital exec is the latest to close on a 220 CPS pad
Brooklyn Heights townhouse joins elite club with $12M sale
Former Airbnb exec snags Cobble Hill townhouse for $4.6M
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