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. …

What venture capital looks for in real estate entrepreneur hopefuls

Do you have the most brilliant idea that will totally change the real estate industry and just need the dough (and strategic backing) to get started? Constance Freedman of Moderne Ventures, a venture fund and later-stage accelerator program for real es…

Year in review: 10 major real estate tech trends that shaped 2016

The players in the world of buying and selling homes have come a long way in embracing new tech amid delays and flubbed opportunities. In 1989 principal brokers were barely using the computer. Today, flying cameras and goggles to the virtual universe a…