Real Estate

Ex-Amazon manager's modular, smart housing startup Blokable is raising cash – GeekWire

Ex-Amazon manager’s modular, smart housing startup Blokable is raising cash – GeekWire

Ex-Amazon manager’s modular, smart housing startup Blokable is raising cash – GeekWire Blokable apartment projects can be stacked up to five stories high. (Blokable Rendering) Blokable, a Seattle startup focused on manufactured housing, with goals of speeding up production, cutting costs for builders and making a dent in housing affordability, is raising some cash. According …

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Real estate investment platform CrowdStreet raises $8M to develop new products and services – GeekWire

Real estate investment platform CrowdStreet raises $8M to develop new products and services – GeekWire

Real estate investment platform CrowdStreet raises $8M to develop new products and services – GeekWire CrowdStreet website. Portland, Ore.-based CrowdStreet, the crowdfunding commercial real estate investment platform, has raised $8 million in a Series B funding round led by Grotech Ventures. CrowdStreet, founded in 2013, wants to transform the commercial real estate industry. The platform …

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Seattle startup Lubn wins CES Innovation Award for smart key box – GeekWire

Seattle startup Lubn wins CES Innovation Award for smart key box – GeekWire

Seattle startup Lubn wins CES Innovation Award for smart key box – GeekWire The LTE smart key box by Seattle startup Lubn won a 2019 CES Innovation Award in the smart home category. (Photo: Lubn) LAS VEGAS — From a laundry-folding robot to Alexa-enabled mirrors, smart home technology is all the rage at the 2019 …

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Fast-growing business texting startup Zipwhip leases new Seattle HQ with room for 500 people – GeekWire

Fast-growing business texting startup Zipwhip leases new Seattle HQ with room for 500 people – GeekWire

Fast-growing business texting startup Zipwhip leases new Seattle HQ with room for 500 people – GeekWire Elliott Bay Office Park, Zipwhip’s future home. (Geekwire Photo / Nat Levy) Zipwhip has leased space for a new Seattle headquarters that will give the fast-growing business text messaging startup room to nearly double its headcount. The company has …

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Real estate startup Showdigs raises $3M to build and expand apartment showing marketplace – GeekWire

Real estate startup Showdigs raises $3M to build and expand apartment showing marketplace – GeekWire

Real estate startup Showdigs raises $3M to build and expand apartment showing marketplace – GeekWire Showdigs interfaces for property managers, users and brokers. (Showdigs Photo) Another new Seattle startup has raised cash to fix problems in the complicated world of real estate. Showdigs raised a $3 million seed round to make life easier for property …

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Seattle startup Remitly sees growth as COVID-19 crisis accelerates shift to digital remittances – GeekWire

Remitly opens 2nd U.S. office in Spokane, 300 miles east of Seattle HQ – GeekWire

Remitly opens 2nd U.S. office in Spokane, 300 miles east of Seattle HQ – GeekWire The Remitly team. (Remitly Photo) International money transfer heavyweight Remitly is opening its second U.S. office, and it didn’t have to stray far from home for a location. Remitly announced plans for a new office in Spokane, Wash., about 300 …

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Why this Seattle-area startup ditched its physical office — and what it means for the future of work – GeekWire

Why this Seattle-area startup ditched its physical office — and what it means for the future of work – GeekWire

Why this Seattle-area startup ditched its physical office — and what it means for the future of work – GeekWire Tagboard CEO Josh Decker enjoys the last few moments inside his company’s physical office. The Seattle-area startup is going fully remote as questions swirl about when employees can return safely to work amid the pandemic. (Tagboard …

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Flyhomes CEO Tushar Garg on leading a real estate startup through the pandemic – GeekWire

Flyhomes CEO Tushar Garg on leading a real estate startup through the pandemic – GeekWire

Flyhomes CEO Tushar Garg on leading a real estate startup through the pandemic – GeekWire Flyhomes founders Stephen Lane and Tushar Garg. (Flyhomes Photo) It should’ve been a banner year for Flyhomes. As 2019 drew to a close, the real estate startup had $141 million in fresh funding to fuel the expansion of its novel …

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