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Lyric raises $160 million Series B led by Airbnb

Lyric, a platform for folks who struggle to decide between a hotel and an Airbnb, has today announced the close of a $160 million Series B financing led by none other than Airbnb . Other investors who participated in the round include Tishman Speyer, RXR Realty, Obvious Ventures, SineWave, **** Costolo, Adam Bain, as well ...

Please enjoy this very extra real estate video meant to help sell a house

04.17.2019 · Posted in Real Estate Articles, Technology Articles

Well, here's just one way to stand out from your peers. An ad promoting a luxury home in the Sydney, Australia suburb of Padstow is getting plenty of attention on the internet, thanks to how utterly over the top it is. SEE ALSO: Idris Elba's Coachell... ...

Another day, another U.S. company forced to divest of Chinese investors

Jeff Farrah Contributor Share on Twitter Jeff Farrah is the general counsel of the National Venture Capital Association. More posts by this contributor US rule changes could mean more startups would need government approval to hire immigrants Foreign investment scrutiny continues to creep into the startup world via a once obscure U.S. government agency that ...

Learn how to buy and sell property with this cheap online course

04.14.2019 · Posted in Real Estate Articles, Technology Articles

If you haven't noticed already, millennials really like talking about housing: Grouching about rental prices, musing about where to move next, and researching how to save for a downpayment on a house. Real estate has become an American past time. A l... ...

Udacity restructures operations, lays off 20 percent of its workforce

Udacity, the $1 billion online education startup, has laid off about 20 percent of its workforce and is restructuring its operations as the company’s co-founder Sebastian Thrun seeks to bring costs in line with revenue without curbing growth, TechCrunch has learned. The objective is to do more than simply keep the company afloat, Thrun told ...

Landed raises $7.5 million Series A to help teachers buy homes

Teachers are notoriously underpaid, and buying homes is notoriously expensive. This is where Landed, which just raised a $7.5 million Series A round led by Initialized Capital, comes in. Landed helps educators buy homes by providing them with down-payment assistance. That’s because many teachers leave their jobs due to a lack of stable housing. In ...

Peter Kraus dishes on the market

During my recent conversation with Peter Kraus, which was supposed to be focused on Aperture and its launch of the Aperture New World Opportunities Fund, I couldn’t help veering off into tangents about the market in general. Below is Kraus’ take on the availability of alpha generation, the Fed, inflation versus Amazon, housing, the cross-ownership ...

WeWork acquires Managed By Q

Managed By Q, the office management platform based out of New York, has today been acquired by The We Company, formerly known as WeWork. Financial terms were not disclosed. The WSJ reports that it was a cash and stock deal. Managed By Q, which has 500 employees, will remain as a wholly owned separate entity ...

Hometalk raises $15M to grow its DIY community

Hometalk, a DIY community site with just under 10 million monthly users and over 21 million monthly visits, today announced that it has raised a $15M growth round led by NFX, with participation from WeWork founder and CEO Adam Neumann and Altair Capital. If you’re not familiar with Hometalk, you can think of the site ...