Moderne Ventures announces January 2020 Passport class

Seven new companies have been accepted into the venture investment fund’s Passport Program, which provides brands with strategic guidance to optimize their products.

Porch pockets $20.6M in first funding round since 2015

The funds will be used to fund operations and push the company toward profitability, said CEO Matt Ehrlichmann in a statement.

Why lead conversion startups are attracting millions of dollars

What’s in the future for leads, and why are lead conversion startups getting millions in funding? Panelists at Inman Connect San Francisco hashed that out Friday morning.

Realogy shifts investment strategy toward real estate technology

Two recent investments show real estate conglomerate Realogy putting its resources behind tech startups building tools for real estate agents.

Ex-Uber CEO will invest in real estate startups through new fund

Ousted Uber founder Travis Kalanick has found his next venture — and part of it is in real estate. The former Uber CEO will back tech startups through a new fund, …

Broker Public Portal partner Homesnap raises $14M in series B funding

“We look at over 4,500 real estate related technology companies every year, and Homesnap has created a value proposition for the industry that outshines almost everything else we’ve seen…” …

VC firm Moderne Ventures reveals its 2018 Passport Class

Moderne Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on early stage investments in real estate, finance, insurance and home services, today announced its 2018 Passport Class, a group of technology companies selected to participate in a seven-month immersio…

What exactly are venture capitalists looking for?

The team, burn rates, cash flow, efficiency in the market — these are all things venture capitalists (VCs) look at when separating the good deals from the bad …

How I attacked real estate tech space and won

Starting a business in the real estate-related tech space is no mean feat, but we’re about to introduce you to five entrepreneurs who made it happen …

Moderne Ventures raises $33M to invest in real estate tech

Moderne Ventures today announced the closure of an early stage investment fund totaling $33 million from its network of more than 300 companies to pour into real estate technology. …