Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was something of a first for the crew, twice. First, we ha
Investors are placing another huge bet on a startup looking to reinvent a decades-old process into something that’s near instant, this time pouring $325 million into Opendoor — a company that
Real estate platform Zillow changed up its business model this week, announcing that it plans to purchase and sell homes in Las Vegas and Phoenix. Zillow will be working with Berkshire Hathaway and
Over the last couple of decades, online streaming, shopping and social networking startups have revolutionized the art of sitting around the house. Now, a new generation of internet entrepreneurs is f
Uber's soon-to-be former head of finance, Gautam Gupta, is set to join real estate startup Opendoor as its first-ever chief operating officer.
L.A.-based venture firm Fifth Wall Ventures invests in startups that are benefiting from changes in the real estate market, and they turned to the country's largest real estate companies to fund it.
This afternoon, Norwest Venture Partners announced that it led a massive $210 million Series D investment round in OpenDoor. With the new capital, the startup is looking to expand the usage of its mar
Opendoor, a two-year-old, San Francisco-based startup is a swing-for-the fences type of bet during a time when the most ambitious startups are suddenly less fashionable than they once were. ThatR
It's only been about three months since home-sales marketplace Opendoor has been open for business, but it is already making its market on residential real estate in Phoenix, Ariz. As it looks to expa
Well. It seems like a lot of Valley investors want to see the process of buying homes become a lot more efficient. After Khosla Ventures VC and former Square COO Keith Rabois teased that he was