Salesforce launches ‘Essentials’ apps for smaller businesses is launching a new sales and customer service software tailored specifically for small businesses, a market the company has struggled to address.

The NAR is talking to Silicon Valley tech giants, but won’t say why

National Association of Realtors’ chief executive officer Bob Goldberg has revealed that he’s in talks with three major Silicon Valley tech giants, according to reports.

Former Uber boss Travis Kalanick plans to invest in real estate tech

Former Uber Technologies CEO Travis Kalanick has announced his next major venture, and part of it will be focused on real estate technology startups.

Qualia lands $33M funding to fuel its transaction closing platform

Real estate technology startup Qualia, which streamlines the home closing process by bringing all parties to a sale onto a common platform, has raised $33 million in a Series B round of funding.

Juniper Square raises $6M to grow its real estate investment platform

Real estate investment technology company Juniper Square has raised $6M in Series A funding led by Felicis Ventures, with participation by strategic investors from the real estate industry.

Agents can’t go wrong with smart home tech as a closing gift

A majority of consumers have reported that their first introduction to smart home technology comes after receiving it as a gift, according to a survey of 600 U.S. homeowners performed by Scripps Networks Interactive. The survey also found that most consumers quickly fall in love with smart home tech, saying it should ideally be as […]

Navitas Capital lands $60M to invest in real estate tech startups

California-based venture capital firm Navitas Capital, which is focused on funding real estate-related technology startups, has just landed $60 million from

Online real estate platform Settled hires new execs to drive next stage of growth

Online real estate transaction platform Settled has announced the appointment of Marc Abraham as Chief Product Officer and Simon Guild as Non-Executive Director. Marc and Simon join the team to strengthen Settled’s efforts as the company enters its next stage of product development. As Chief Product Officer at Settled, Marc will oversee the planning, development […]

eyeSight Technologies announces new technology for interacting with smart home devices

Computer vision company eyeSight Technologies said it has been awarded two new patents that could one day become a mainstay of smart home devices and systems.

Real estate tech startup Compass raises $100M, plots nationwide expansion

Compass, a real estate technology company, today announced it has raised a $100 million Series E investment round with participation from Fidelity Investments, IVP, Wellington Management, and other global investors.

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