Aperture launches Property Coin, the first crypto backed by real estate assets



Los Angeles-based Aperture Real Estate Ventures is the latest startup aiming to bring blockchain technology to the real estate sector.

Harbor raises $10M for its blockchain compliance platform



Harbor, a San Francisco, CA-based blockchain technology company, has announced its raised $10m in Series A financing.
Fifth Wall Ventures, a venture capital firm that specializes in real estate startups, participated in the Series A round along with Vy Capital and Valor Equity Partners.

Swarm Fund launches blockchain-based real estate investment fund



Swarm Fund, which offers a blockchain for private equity, announced today the first funds to launch on its platform. One fund is a distressed real estate fund, the second is a pre-IPO secondary fund.

Propy begins pilot program to track real estate deals in Vermont on the blockchain



Palo Alto-based blockchain startup Propy Inc. is launching a pilot program in South Burlington, Vermont that will see its technology applied to keeping real estate records on a distributed ledger.

2017 was a great year for Bitcoin in real estate



2017 was a great year for Bitcoin in real estate as a commercial developer in Dubai became the first such company in the world to accept the cryptocurrency from those wanting to buy its properties.

Overstock founder joins Hernando de Soto to create a global blockchain real estate registry



World-renowned economist Hernando de Soto and blockchain technology leader Patrick Byrne, founder of online marketplace Overstock.com, have formed a joint venture to develop a global property registry system to surface the property rights of

Russian pilot scheme will test blockchain technology for real estate transactions



Russia’s government has said it’s planning to explore how the blockchain technology that underpins Bitcoin could be used to facilitate real estate transactions in the country. Blockchain

Blockchain tech is ready to revolutionize real estate deals



Blockchain is rapidly evolving beyond its original use case as a ledger for recording transactions in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Talk to many people about this emerging technology, and they immediately think of digital money, and with good reason for cryptocurrencies are gaining value in markets around the world. As such, Blockchain technology is once […]

Blockchain real estate startup Propy raises $15M in token sale



Decentralized title registry firm Propy Inc. has raised $15 million from 6,597 participants in a PRO token sale to put the international real estate market on the blockchain.

Propy brings Blockchain to Ukraine’s real estate sector as it opens up to foreigners



Decentralized title registry startup Propy has said it’s working with the government of Ukraine to allow online real estate purchases by foreign investors for the first time.

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