WATCH: Here’s why venture capitalists are just getting started

Patricia Nakache, a general partner at Trinity Ventures, predicted during an Inman Connect Las Vegas panel that investments in real estate will continue to accelerate.

What if SoftBank’s big bet is wrong?

Softbank has bet big on disrupting real estate, but what if the fundamental assumptions underpinning its bet are wrong? Unlike the taxi industry with drivers treated as commodities, high-earning real estate agents with valuable connections aren’t easy …

More venture capitalists are coming for real estate

More and more investors are coming around to real estate startups and companies that focus on property-oriented technology.

What is Compass’ endgame?

In real estate, optimizing the commission split and generating revenue by selling mortgages is what brokerages have been doing for years. But investors didn’t pump over $1 billion of venture capital in Compass to build a basic brokerage. So, what is Compass’ end goal? Let’s take a look at the numbers.

Where do SoftBank’s struggles leave Opendoor, Compass and real estate tech?

The Vision Fund’s commitment to real estate remains intact, according to a person familiar with its thinking. By the fund’s estimation, it’s still early innings for industry disruption, the person said.

Compass poaches entire Coldwell Banker team

Los Angeles-based WSA Real Estate operates in the tony western half of Los Angeles. Team members are now decamping for Compass, which is not acquiring the entity itself.

Insurance startup Lemonade raises $300M funding round

Lemonade, a tech-centric insurance startup that uses artificial intelligence, announced Thursday it had raised $300 million in a new round of funding.

The essential guide to Wall Street and real estate

Wall Street and venture capitalists are pouring fortunes into everything from real estate tech companies to single-family rentals. Here’s what real estate pros should know from the top down.

SoftBank eyeing additional $15B for its Vision Fund: Report

Softbank’s Vision Fund, the venture capital arm of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, is seeking to raise an additional $15 billion to invest in tech startups.

What agents should know about tech’s next IPO boom

The San Francisco Bay Area could explode with new millionaires this year, as a number of the top Bay Area-based tech companies mull initial public offerings. But will this influx of new cash actually have an appreciable impact on the nation’s most expensive housing market?