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Brendan Wallace’s ambition is beginning to seem almost limitless. The LA-based venture firm that Wallace and co-founder Brad Greiwe launched less than seven years ago already has $3.2 billion in…

Fifth Wall, focused on real estate tech and managing $3.2B, looks to eat up even more of its market

Electric cars are great and all, but internal combustion engines (ICE) have one thing going for them: comprehensive, well-oiled infrastructure that means you can add 300 miles of range to…

Loop raises $60M to send EV charging infrastructure for a Loop

Founders Fund has made its first investment in the Middle East by backing UAE-based proptech startup Huspy. The $37 million Series A round, one of the largest at this stage…

Sequoia Capital India and Founders Fund back UAE-based proptech startup Huspy in its $37M round

TC Sessions: Climate, in partnership with the Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals, is our first event dedicated to the climate crisis. And our agenda is complete!  Leading scientists, entrepreneurs,…

Here’s the complete agenda for next week’s TC Sessions: Climate 2022

In a classic “pivot to crypto to reinvent yourself” moment, controversial WeWork founder Adam Neumann recently launched a startup, Flowcarbon, to sell tokenized carbon credits on the blockchain. Venture capitalists…

Adam Neumann’s blockchain-based redemption story now sponsored by a16z

Historically, the relationship between landlords and tenants can be a contentious one. At the same time, the experiences of managing a property, and renting one, are not always smooth. Belong,…

Belong secures $80M to take the pain out of rental property management

Supply chain disruptions — triggered by factors including demand surges, high transportation costs and pandemic-related lockdowns — are expected to continue well into next year, experts predict. Companies are experiencing…

Tive, a startup developing supply chain visibility tools, raises $54M

An easing of laws around the construction of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) around the U.S. has opened up opportunities for companies that build such structures. Cottage is one such company.…

Cottage raises $15M to make it easier for homeowners to build custom ADUs

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

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

Companies like Opendoor opened the door to a new way of buying and selling properties by inserting a strong middle player who could buy houses or apartments and redevelop them…

Clikalia clicks on $86M to expand its iBuyer marketplace across Europe and Latin America

Foxtrot is reimagining the convenience store experience by seeking out the best food items by local artisans along with its core offerings of coffee, ready-to-eat cafe meals and wine. 

Flush with new capital, Foxtrot’s ‘convenience store of the future’ is coming to a location near you

Spanish proptech Clikalia has secured $518 million in debt and equity in what is among the largest venture capital rounds raised in Spain to date. Repeat entrepreneurs Alister Moreno and…

Spanish proptech Clikalia secures $518M in debt & equity to advance iBuyer model in Europe

Less than six months after raising $8 million in seed funding, Chilean proptech startup Houm has raised $35 million in a Series A round led by Silicon Valley venture capital…

Chilean proptech startup Houm raises $35M Series A to expand across LatAm

Berlin-based on-demand grocery delivery and dark store operator Gorillas has grabbed “close to” $1 billion in Series C funds, in the latest sign of the searing investor interest driving activity…

Gorillas grabs ‘close to’ $1BN, Series C values the on-demand grocery delivery biz at $2.1BN

Sundae, a residential real estate marketplace that pairs sellers of dated or damaged property with potential buyers, has raised $80 million in a Series C funding round co-led by Fifth…

Sundae closes on $80M for residential real estate marketplace

What are the most important factors when you’re pitching your startup for fundraising? What questions come to the minds of the VCs you’re pitching? How do you get the deal…

Check out the expert speakers joining us on Extra Crunch Live in July

Amid a recent tear in residential real estate investment, venture capitalists are looking to get a piece of homebuying startup Flyhomes. The five-year-old startup announced today that they’ve closed a…

Homebuying startup Flyhomes closes $150 million Series C

Construction technology may not be the sexiest of industries, but it is one where tremendous opportunity lies — considering it has historically lagged in productivity. And, lags in productivity means…

Construction tech upstart Assignar adds a Fifth Wall with $20M Series B

The sheer volume of people migrating to Austin from all over the country, but particularly from the San Francisco Bay Area, has been making headlines for a while now. One…

This startup wants to use technology to help solve Austin’s housing shortage problem

As the world changes rapidly, so too do the most traditional of industries. That includes property tech and insurtech. Luckily for us, two of the top minds in those spaces…

Fifth Wall’s Brendan Wallace and Hippo’s Assaf Wand are joining us on Extra Crunch Live

When the world shifted toward virtual one year ago, one service in particular saw heated demand: remote online notarization. The ability to get a document notarized without leaving one’s home…

Notarize raises $130M, tripling valuation on the back of 600% YoY revenue growth

Neighbor, which operates a self-storage marketplace, announced Wednesday that it has raised $53 million in a Series B round of funding. Fifth Wall led the financing, which notably also included…

Neighbor raises $53M for self-storage marketplace after 5x YoY revenue growth

When it first launched nearly three years ago, Fifth Wall had a vision of leveraging capital limited partners from across the real estate development and construction business to back the…

Fifth Wall adds new partner as it seeks at least $200 million for a new climate impact fund

The malls and grocery stores of the 20th century are being converted into industrial conveyor belts of goods and services traveling from the internet to your home.

The future of retail and office space is up in the air, and proptech investors are optimistic
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How to raise your first VC fund

12:18 pm PDT • August 21, 2020

Learning to understand the mentality of an LP and building trust with investors is just the beginning.

How to raise your first VC fund

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Top LA investors discuss the city’s post-COVID-19 prospects

When it comes to venture capital, Los Angeles is a city on the rise. In the past year, it’s seen one of the most profitable venture-backed exits of any tech ecosystem (with the $4 billion sale of Honey to PayPal) and investors are minting billion-dollar companies in the region at a torrid pace. It’s also…

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Top LA investors discuss the city’s post-COVID-19 prospects

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Fifth Wall’s Brendan Wallace on coronavirus, WeWork and what’s shaking up proptech

Last week, we interviewed Brendan Wallace, a real estate-focused venture capitalist whose portfolio companies include Opendoor, which buys and sell homes, and scooter company Lime, which helps building owners navigate around parking requirements by installing docking stations instead. We first talked with Wallace almost exactly three years ago when he and partner Brad Greiwe took…

3:57 pm PST • February 18, 2020
Fifth Wall’s Brendan Wallace on coronavirus, WeWork and what’s shaking up proptech

The venture community has been fixated on travel and hospitality since the dot-com era and early-2000s, when mainstays like Kayak and Airbnb were still Silicon Valley darlings. As the multi-trillion-dollar…

Where top VCs are investing in travel, tourism and hospitality tech

In part two of our survey that asked top VCs about the most exciting investment areas in real estate, we dig into responses from 10 leading real estate-focused investors at…

Where top VCs are investing in real estate and proptech (Part 2 of 2)

The venture capital firm Fifth Wall, an investor in construction and real estate-focused startups that is backed by some of the country’s largest real estate companies, is expanding into early-stage investing…

Real estate venture firm Fifth Wall launches an early-stage accelerator