News & Analysis

Fractional property investment platform Bricklet raises $3 million in series A backed by News and REA Group

- February 9, 2021 2 MIN READ

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and REA Group are among several high profile investors backing a $3 million Series A round by fragmented property platform Bricklet, valuing the startup at $28 million after just 18 months. Original investors Lakeba, Mirvac Group (ASX: MGR), Stockland (ASX: SGP) and Mihubb also joined the round, along with property investment… Read more »

Funding

REA Group bets big on proptech, spending $13.3 million on real estate BNPL CampaignAgent

- February 5, 2021 2 MIN READ

ASX-listed real estate company REA Group – best known for realestate.com.au – is spending $13.3 million on a 27% stake in Campaign Agent, a buy now pay later solution for vendor-paid advertising. The strategic stake in the Melbourne-based fintech was announced during REA Group’s (ASX: REA) half-yearly results today. CampaignAgent offers a BNPL solution to… Read more »

News & Analysis

Here are the hottest 10 startups in real estate tech according to Taronga Ventures

- February 3, 2021 2 MIN READ

Real estate technology investor Taronga Ventures has singled out 10 ‘realtech’ startups for its second RealTechX innovation program.  RealTechX launched last year to support emerging technology startups in the real estate sector and broader built environment and has already attracted more than 300 applications from 25 countries hoping to take part in the program.  This… Read more »