• Apartment List raises $50 million to add more kinds of listings

    6 monthes ago - By Inman

    Apartment List raised $50 million through a Series C funding round to add a greater variety of listings to its rental marketplace, the platform announced Thursday. The round, led by Passport Capital founder John Burbank, brings Apartment List's total funding ...
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  • Term Sheet - Thursday, January 18

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    BREAKING TRADITION Good morning, Term Sheet readers.
    Omni , a San Francisco-based storage startup, raised $25 million in venture funding on Tuesday. But it wasn't a traditional Series B round - the company opted to accept the majority of the investment in Ripple's XRP cryptocurrency.
    Ripple, the fintech startup behind the XRP coin, didn't invest directly in the round. Rather, the company's executives Stefan Thomas and Chris Larsen invested alongside the much more traditional Highland Capital Partners.
    Why is this significant? On the same day that Omni announced the fundraise, Ripple...
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  • Apartment List raises $50 million for home rentals

    Apartment List raises $50 million for home rentals

    6 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    It's estimated that over one-third of Americans rent their homes, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council. And half of those people are under 30-years-old. But what's the best way for this often transient group of people to find a new place to live? Craigslist has been a leader in online rentals, but not everyone is satisfied with the user experience. Apartment...
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  • Home rental marketplace Apartment List raises $50 million

    Home rental marketplace Apartment List raises $50 million

    6 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Apartment List , A San Francisco-based apartment rental marketplace, has raised $50 million in a series C round of funding led by Passport Capital, with participation from Allen & Company LLC, Canaan Partners, Matrix Partners, Industry Ventures, Quantum Partners LP, Tenaya Capital, and WTI.
    Founded in 2011, Apartment List is a cross-platform app that connects renters with landlords across the U.S., through asking questions, manual filters, and a visual interface that leans on photos and maps.
    Prior to now, Apartment List had raised around $60 million in funding, and with its latest cash...
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