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Sumutasu secures $10M to digitize Japan’s real estate market

Sumutasu, a Tokyo-based proptech startup that offers a direct online real estate purchase service, has secured $8.2 million in equity and $1.6 million in debt. The company has raised a […]




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VC Brendan Wallace of Fifth Wall isn’t quite ready to invest in the metaverse

Almost exactly two years ago, we talked with Brendan Wallace, the cofounder of the property- and real-estate-tech-focused venture firm Fifth Wall, about a trip from which he’d just returned. His […]




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ICON raises $185M in Tiger-led round to build more homes with its 3D printing tech, now approaching $2B valuation

ICON, which creates homes using 3D printing, has raised an additional $185 million in a round led by Tiger Global Management, TechCrunch has learned exclusively. The financing is said to […]




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Fintech Roundup: Proptech’s roller coaster, an ex-Better.com exec’s new gig and Alchemy’s true valuation jump

Welcome to my new weekly fintech focused column. I’ll be publishing this every Sunday, so in between posts, be sure to listen to the Equity podcast and hear Alex Wilhelm, […]










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Coatue, Robert Downey Jr. fund cove.tool’s design tools for sustainable building

While there is plenty of technology out there to help make a building more sustainable, the ability to incorporate features into its design can be easier said than done. Enter […]




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Korean proptech startup Rsquare raises $72M Series C to fuel its expansion

The commercial real estate brokerage market in South Korea is fragmented, which makes finding a new office for tenants a challenge due to inaccurate listing information, high brokerage fee and […]




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Homebase raises $30M to help more people in Southeast Asia become property owners

Homebase, a Ho Chi Minh City-based proptech startup that helps people buy homes, announced today it has raised $30 million in equity and debt (the ratio was undisclosed). The company’s […]




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The US infrastructure bill is a huge opportunity. Let’s not waste it

Robin Singh Contributor Robin Singh is co-founder and CTO of Doxel, provider of AI-powered project controls for the construction industry. The $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill and President Joe Biden’s […]