Applications are open for the MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University
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Dear MetaProp Community,

We're excited to announce that applications are now open for the 2021 MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University! Our 22-week accelerator program is the global gold standard for PropTech startup acceleration, and we couldn’t be more excited to accelerate the next cohort building the future of Real Estate innovation.

If you are a PropTech entrepreneur looking to raise money and supercharge market penetration, or you know someone who is, complete an application today! Applications will be accepted through July 30, 2021. 

To learn more about the MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University, visit
 Real Raises $10M to Rethink Therapy
The last year has put a spotlight on mental health, and startup Real is looking to shake up the space with a product that makes group therapy available on-demand. Real has raised $10 million in Series A financing with participation from existing and new investors. Read More.

ServiceTitan, Software Provider For Tradespeople, Reaches $8.3B Valuation
ServiceTitan, a Los Angeles-based provider of software for tradespeople, raised $500M at an $8.3B valuation. Tiger Global and Sequoia Capital Global co-led, and were joined by others. Read More.

 Avvir Raises $10M for AI That Spots Construction Site Errors
Avvir, a four-year-old, New York-based startup using laser scans and AI to catch construction mistakes, has raised $10M in funding led by Trust Ventures at a post-money valuation of $40M. Read More.

Gorillas, The On-Demand Grocery Delivery Startup, Raises $290M and ‘Surpasses’ $1B Valuation 
Gorillas, a Berlin-based startup that promises to deliver groceries and other household items in as little as ten minutes, has raised $290M in Series B funding at a post-money valuation of more than $1B. Read More.

Hong Kong-Based ViAct Raises $2M for Its Automated Construction Monitoring Platform
ViAct, a Hong Kong-based provider of construction site monitoring software, raised $2M in seed funding co-led by SOSV and Vectr Ventures. Read More.

LenderClose Completes $10M Series B Round
Real estate and home equity lending company LenderClose has closed a $10M Series B funding round to help fuel the company’s growth. Read More.
 Landlords Take a Harder Look at Tenant Energy Consumption
Tenant consumptions make up 60-70% of the total utility expenses, according to Enertiv. In the past, owners have been reluctant to press tenants to help reduce these expenses. With the rise of ESG, though, owners may have to take a harder look at reducing consumption. Read More.

 WhyHotel to Open Miami, D.C. Pop-Ups
Pop-up hotel provider WhyHotel is preparing to fully open in the next few months in two new locations, in Miami and Washington, D.C.. Each location will offer more than 100 furnished units in newly built luxury properties. Read More.

SPAC Modiv Acquisition Fiiles for a $100M IPO, Targeting FinTech and PropTech
SPAC Modiv Acquisition filed with the SEC looking to raise up to $100M in an IPO. The company would have a market value of $125M at the proposed deal size. Read More

Derivative Path Acquisition Empowers ‘Main Street’ with Greater Access to Capital Markets
Derivative Path has acquired Monetics, a transaction that democratizes access to capital markets by streamlining workflow between regional banks, credit unions, and the thousands of commercial clients they serve, while opening new revenue channels for the major Wall Street liquidity providers. Read More.

Ex-Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff Leads SPAC Deal to Acquire Offerpad, A Rival to His Former Employer
Rascoff, who left the CEO post at the Seattle real estate juggernaut in February 2019, is part of a group of SPAC investors that’s buying Offerpad, a 6-year-old real estate company that competes directly with Zillow Group in a quest to transform how people buy and sell homes. Read More.
Product Designer
Based in New York City and founded in 2019 by serial entrepreneur Rob Bailey, BackboneAI is growing its already global team. You will design the UI and UX, own the design library, and manage the overall design process and implementation. You will transform the product roadmap into a seamless product experience. As part of an early, nimble team, you will be both strategist and do-er, responsible for the outcomes of the plans you put forth. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! For more, click here.
Head of Partner Marketing
VergeSense is hiring a partner marketing leader to team up with our Head of Partnerships to build and promote their growing partner ecosystem. VergeSense is betting on partnerships being a leading area for growth in 2021, and this is a crucial role in making that happen. This role is both doer and dreamer. As you plan your initiatives, also expect to roll up your sleeves and use your resources to get it done. For more, click here.
Operations Manager
Bizly is welcoming more humans to their operations department to grow our capabilities, reach, and impact—and to change the fate of meetings forever. As operations manager, you’ll get to spearhead the first phase of their content and partnership initiatives, get the word out about Bizly’s open roles, programs, big news and drive impact, manage activation awareness campaigns (using social media and other channels) to ensure they hit talent pipeline targets set by their operations leader, and more. For more information, click here.
For other hot positions in PropTech visit MetaProp's portfolio job board.
Apr 8, 2021 | Online
The Clean Fight Solution: Buildings Edition
The Clean Fight is a not-for-profit organization supported by NYSERDA, helping to identify the best clean energy and energy efficiency solutions that can help decarbonize New York’s unique building stock. If you’re looking for ways to comply with LL97, reduce energy costs or meet your own sustainability goals, join us for a series of panel discussions with the companies, plus opportunities to meet directly through 1:1 meetings and expo booths. Register here!

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