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Last Week in CRE Tech Investment

JANUARY 25th, 2019

Each week our team recaps the top commercial real estate relevant mergers, acquisitions, and investments from the previous week. We focus on office, multifamily, retail, industrial, operational tech, energy, construction, design, and capital market companies that are disrupting the industry.



Deal Sheet

Office — $5M+

Hubble — London, UK based online platform for flexible office space, secured £4M ($5.3M) in Series A financing

Knotel — New York, NY based flexible workspace provider, acquired a majority stake in Deskeo, the largest office space rental operation in Paris, for an undisclosed amount

Residential — $78M

Pro.com — Seattle, WA-based home improvement experience for homeowners, raised $33M in Series B funding

Rex — Woodland Hills, CA-based online brokerage platform to buy and sell a home, secured $45M in Series C funding

Retail — $39M

Jyve — San Francisco, CA-based platform for in-store flexible and skilled labor, raised $35M in funding

Chowbus — Chicago, IL-based marketplace that enables diners to explore and order high-quality authentic food and empowers local independent restaurants with the technology, tools, and marketing to grow their business, raised $4M in funding

Industrial — $104M

ThingTech — Atlanta, GA based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Platform-as-a-Service provider that allows asset-intensive organizations to connect equipment, devices and people, raised a $4M Series A funding round

Flexciton — London, UK based provider of an AI driven solution for factories to optimize their production lines, raised £2.5M ($3.3M) in funding

Next — Lynwood, CA based tech company that connects shippers and carriers to meet transportation demand, secured $97M in Series C financing

CRE Operations — $67M

CrediFi — New York, NY based source for data and analytics for commercial real estate finance, raised an additional $6M in funding

RealBlocks — New York, NY based Ethereum blockchain-powered real estate tech platform, closed a $3.1M seed funding

GeoPhy — Delft, Netherlands based, powered real estate valuation platform, secured $33M in Series B funding

Electric — New York, NY based real-time IT support chat solution for small and mid-size companies, raised $25M in Series B financing

Smart Building —

VivoAquatics — Los Angeles, CA based water management and real-time monitoring platform for hotels, resorts, fitness clubs and other commercial facilities, secured a Series A financing of undisclosed amount 

Construction & Design — $55M

AirWorks Solutions — MIT Media Lab project and property tech mapping and surveying startup, just raised $2.3M in seed funding

Trelar Logistics — Austin, TX based building materials logistics platform, raised $2.1M in seed funding

Hailo — Tel Aviv, Israel based developer of a proprietary processing architecture for deep learning on edge devices, expanded its Series A funding round by additional $8.5M to $21M

Fernish — Los Angeles, CA-based furniture-as-a-service startup, raised $30M in funding


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Biggest Deal This Week

(not including undisclosed deals)