Houzz acquires IvyMark to expand into services for designers

Houzz, the platform now valued at $4 billion where people plan and help find people to complete home design projects, has made an acquisition to expand how it works with one of its most important grou

Home improvement startup Houzz partners with Indian media company Times Bridge

Houzz is expanding its presence in India by partnering with Times Bridge, the investment arm of The Times Group. As a result of the deal, Houzz said its content will be integrated into The Times Grou

A new ARKit app from Houzz brings 500,000 objects to moveable life

With the launch of iOS 11 today from Apple, one of the most anticipated developments is the rush of new augmented reality apps that will be hitting the market, leveraging Apple’s new ARKit devel

Beyond Amazon and Alibaba: what’s next for e-commerce?

Even with advantages, can startups truly outsmart Alibaba and Amazon? The answer is yes, and the reason is the massive amount of growth that remains to be realized in e-commerce. Amazon and Alibaba

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 will feature some of tech’s wildest success stories

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 is less than a month away at Pier 48 in San Francisco. This year's lineup includes a stellar group of speakers, including Pinterest's Ben Silbermann, Golden State Warriors s

Hear how Houzz’s Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen built a $4B company at Disrupt SF

Teamwork makes the dream work, as the saying goes. And in the case of Houzz, the founding team of Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen have made that dream work in spades. The husband-and-wife duo has built a m

Crunch Report | Caldbeck and Mazzeo leave Binary Capital

Binary Capital co-founder Justin Caldbeck quits as Matt Mazzeo steps away from the firm, Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren will step down according to reports, Houzz raises a huge $400M roun

Houzz raises a huge $400M round at a $4B valuation

If you ask investors in Silicon Valley about Houzz — an app where you browse ridiculously nice homes and check out interesting interior design ideas — they’ll probably quietly mutter that th

Houzz raising $400 million at $4 billion valuation

Home improvement platform Houzz continues to grow, and is in process of raising another huge round of funding. The company confirms that it is raising $400 million in new financing, at a valuation th

Houzz adds a basic AR mode to its iOS apps to help you shop for furniture

Shopping for furniture online is often difficult, especially given that you can’t really know how a sofa or lamp will actually look in your room until you get it home. Houzz, which has added

Houzz comes to India

Houzz, the popular platform for all things home remodeling and decorating, is expanding to India. This marks Houzz’s entry into its fourteenth market, but none of its current markets can obviou

Houzz now uses deep learning to help you find and buy products in its photos

Thanks to its vast repository of beautiful photos, home remodeling platform Houzz can easily give you a major case of home envy. But if you want to bring your home up to the standard of those homes, H

Home improvement platform Houzz enters Singapore, its second Asian market

Houzz, the home decorating and renovation platform with a unicorn valuation, has launched a site and apps for Singapore, its second Asian market after Japan.

Houzz opens its Commerce API to third-party vendors

Houzz, the home remodelling site with a focus on giving you house envy, today announced that it is opening up its Commerce API for third-party developers. While you may mostly look at Houzz as a mobi

Houzz Brings New Collaboration Tools To Its iOS Apps

Houzz, the popular service for giving you house envy and connecting you with the right home professionals to cure it, is launching an interesting new feature for its iOS users today. The new Sketch f

Houzz CEO Adi Tatarko Wants To Redefine The Term “Unicorn”

Houzz co-founder and CEO Adi Tatarko says she wants to redefine the word "unicorn" in tech industry lingo. The term, which refers to companies whose valuations are in the billion-dollar range, could e

Adi Tatarko Is In The Houzz For TC Disrupt

Founders often like to say that they are passionate about their companies, but it's not always a sure bet that your labor of love can be converted into a grand slam success. Yet that is exactly what h

Houzz Acquires Home And Gardening Community Site GardenWeb From NBCUniversal

After a number of big fundraising rounds over the last few years, Houzz has now made its first acquisition. The company today announced that it has acquired GardenWeb, a garden and home community site

Houzz Raises $165M Series D Funding Round Led By Sequoia To Fuel International Expansion

Houzz, the fast-growing home-remodeling site, today announced that it has raised a $165 million Series D round led by Sequoia Capital, one of its early backers. Existing investors Oren Zeev, New Enter

Porch Brings Houzz-like Inspiration Feature To Its Home Improvement Network

Porch, the fast-growing site for finding home improvement professionals (and data about them), today announced the launch of a new feature that complements its current strategy. The company is bringin
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