• Juniper Square Announces $25M in Series B Funding Led by Ribbit Capital

    Juniper Square 12/13/18

    After adding $200B of real estate assets since its Series A one year ago, the company raises additional capital to cement position as the market leader in real estate investment software SAN FRANCISCO, December 12, 2018 — Juniper Square, the leading technology provider for real estate investments, today announced $25M in Series... Read more

  • WhyHotel To Open 3 More Pop-Ups In NoVa

    GLOBEST 12/13/18

    WASHINGTON, DC–WhyHotel, the lodging service that operates pop-up hotels in newly-built luxury apartments, has secured $10 million in Series A funding and has announced plans to open more pop-up hotels beginning with three locations in Virginia. Read more

  • Medici Living Raises $1.1B To Become 'The WeWork Of Co-Living’

    BISNOW 12/13/18

    A Berlin-based co-living company has raised €1B ($1.1B) of capital to undertake what it says is the largest-ever investment in the nascent sector, as part of its plan to become “the WeWork of co-living." Medici Living has teamed up with Frankfurt-based Corestate Capital to buy and build as many as 35... Read more

  • Proptech startup Healthy Workers raises €1.5 million for software that increases office workers’ happiness and productivity

    HEALTHY WORKERS 12/13/18

    Amsterdam - Healthy Workers raised 1.5 million euros in funding from strategic investors. The Amsterdam based proptech (*) startup offers companies a user-friendly online data platform to enhance the experience and well-being of employees in their offices. The investment round was led by Cairn Real Estate. In addition, Dura Vermeer,... Read more

  • Who’s That Knocking at the Door? Do Me a Favor, Touchscreen Them In!

    GLOBEST 12/13/18

    ButterflyMX’s cloud-based platform creates a frictionless building entry experience for residents of Presidential City in Bala Cynwyd, PA. ButterflyMX’s video intercom technology couples a wall panel touch screen with a smartphone app BALA CYNWYD, PA—It’s not your grandfather’s apartment intercom, that’s for sure. Read more

  • Bridging the Gap Between Tech, CRE

    CP EXECUTIVE 12/13/18

    In a podcast interview, JLL Spark’s Mihir Shah discusses how real estate companies can improve their operations through targeted investment in technology startups. Mihir Shah is co-CEO of JLL Spark, a division that JLL launched last year to deepen the companies proptech capabilities. JLL Spark plans to invest as much... Read more

  • The Power and Potential of Augmented Reality to Transform CRE

    Michael Beckerman 12/13/18

    Space as a Service to Catalyze Visualization Advances The visualization side of commercial real estate has remained stagnant for decades and any solutions for “space tours” never scaled. I have long been interested in understanding what has stopped CRE from embracing a head-to-toe reimagining of the property tour. It comes... Read more

  • After committing $15M, NAR walks away from Upstream

    THE REAL DEAL 12/13/18

    After pumping $15 million into UpstreamRE, the National Association of Realtors is ditching the data management platform. The organization announced on Wednesday that it will no longer serve as Upstream’s vendor, Inman reported. Read more

  • Storefront Named Winner of Prestigious Real Estate Tech Award

    Storefront 12/13/18

    New York, NY - December 6, 2018 - Storefront, the world’s largest online marketplace for renting short-term retail space, is pleased to announce that they are a Real Estate Tech Awards (#RETAS) winner in the Co-Working/Pop-Up Retail category, presented by CREtech (, the leading event, content and connectivity platform for... Read more

  • City's leading VC says crypto has hit bottom

    CRAINS NEW YORK 12/12/18

    After advising that investors sell at the January peak, Fred Wilson says it's time to take a fresh look at the sector Fred Wilson is probably New York's most successful venture-capital investor. His firm, Union Square Ventures, was an early backer of Twitter, Etsy and Kickstarter, to name a few.... Read more