Rounds that matter: Fintech’s fortunes, DAO dreams, Asia’s reseller revival
Here are the venture rounds and other startup-related financial news from the past week that you need to know about.
Roofstock, valued at $1.9B last year, cuts 27% of staff in second round of layoffs
Proptech company Roofstock has laid off about 27% of its staff today, just five months after the startup laid off 20% of its workforce.
Roofstock founder closes on $90M fund to back early-stage proptech startups
Early-stage proptech startups have a potential new source of capital in 1Sharpe Ventures, which recently closed its $90 million inaugural fund. Roofstock co-founder and chairman Gregor Watson and real
Roofstock, which makes it easier to buy a home as an investment property, just raised $50 million in new funding
There are plenty of startups that say they’re making it easier to buy a home. There are fewer startups that are promising to make it easier to buy a home as an income-producing property. Among t
Roofstock, a marketplace for single-family homes with tenants, just closed on $35 million in new funding
Roofstock is a two-year-old, Oakland, Ca.-based marketplace for buyers and sellers of single-family homes that have tenants residing in them. The rather specific idea behind it is appealing on a coupl
Roofstock launches marketplace for purchasing rented homes
Armed with $13.25 million in funding from Khosla Ventures, Ron Conway, Marc Benioff, Bain Capital and others, Roofstock is launching a marketplace for buying and selling already-rented homes. The idea