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The Global PropTech Confidence Index, which is sponsored by PwC, is a barometer of the health of the real estate technology market from the perspective of PropTech CEOs and Investors. The report has been covered extensively by the media, including Bloomberg, KBW, IREI, PlaceTech, Estates Gazette, and Inman.

MetaProp Portfolio Company Doorstead has announced a $21.5M Series B funding round led by Avanta with participation from MetaProp, M13, and Madrona. Doorstead is pioneering a new class of risk-free property management "iRenting" by providing landlords guaranteed rental income, regardless of occupancy.

Congratulations to Doorstead on their big win!

Congrats to MetaProp's Zach Aarons for being selected as an Inman Power Player for 2023! This prestigious award recognizes executives, founders, innovators, and visionaries shaping the future of Real Estate.

See the complete list here.

PropTech Industry News.
  • Small Door, a membership-based chain on veterinary clinics, raised $40M in Series B funding. Backers include C&S Family Capital, FS Investors, Toba Capital, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Primary Venture Partners and TriplePoint Capital.
  • PreAct Technologies, a Portland-based developer of near-field software-definable flash lidar, raised $14M in Series B funding. I Squared Capital led, and was joined by State Farm Ventures, Luminate, and Traylor Capital.
  • Dallas PropTech startup Stellar reports $20M Series B funding round.  
  • Worlds, a Dallas-based 4D infrastructure company for metaverse building, raised $21.2M in Series A1 funding. Moneta Ventures led the round and was joined by Align Capital, Green Park & Golf Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, Piva Capital, Perot Jain, and Capital Factory.
  • Fractal Homes secured $30M in seed funding with White Star Capital leading the equity portion.
  • SnapTrudea New York-based building design startup, raised $6.6M in seed funding co-led by Accel and Foundamental VC.
  • Higharc, a Durham, N.C.-based homebuilding platform, raised $1.3M in strategic funding from Simpson Strong-Tie.
  • Scythe Robotics, a Colorado-based developer of landscaping robots, raised $42M in Series B funding. Energy Impact Partners led, and was joined by ArcTern Ventures, Alumni Ventures and Amazon’s Alexa Fund.
  • Deere agrees to let farmers repair their own equipment. The farming tech giant said that its machines can now be repaired by individuals or independent shops, after being accused of making it too costly for farmers to make fixes on their own.
  • Side Inc. has announced that Zillow vet Stephen Capezza will assume the newly created role of President at the real estate tech company. “Side’s platform is the future of brokerage,” said Capezza. “I’m thrilled to play a role in expanding this unique model so that even more agents, teams, and independent brokers across the country can take ownership of their business and careers.”
  • Tech-heavy property services firm Lessen announced that it has acquired SMS Assist, an industry-leading facilities maintenance technology company, in a $950M deal. 
  • Pagaya Technologies, a global technology company delivering ai infrastructure for the financial ecosystem, has today announced its first acquisition, the purchase of Darwin Homes. The combination creates a data-rich, technologically sophisticated offering for all participants in the SFR space, including residents, investors and service providers.
PropTech Job Spotlight.
MetaProp Portfolio Job Board!
Those looking to get plugged into opportunities with PropTech's hottest companies can visit to see current roles available across our portfolio. You can filter by company, topics, job function, and location.
Upcoming PropTech Events.
February 7 - 8, 2023 | Nashville, TN
IMN | ESG & Decarbonizing Real Estate Forum
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is now playing a more prominent role in how companies around the globe operate, and how investors invest.  In the real estate market ESG considerations are being embedded into every stage of the property lifecycle.
  Learn more here.
February 13 - 15, 2023 | Washington, DC
2023 Winter Conference
This year’s program will feature cutting-edge ideas, capital market intelligence, information-packed sessions, and rich networking opportunities for AFIRE members to stay connected at the forefront of innovation and thought leadership for the future of commercial real estate. Learn more here.
February 20 - 23, 2023 | Singapore
PERE Asia Summit
Create a new blueprint for global private real estate at the 16th annual PERE Asia Summit in Singapore on 20 – 23 February 2023. Don't miss MetaProp Co-Founder and Managing Partner Aaron Block on a panel to discuss innovations required for a transformative change to a net-zero economy. Register here.
March 14 - 17, 2023 | Cannes, France
MIPIM 2023
Join MetaProp's Maureen Waters, Aaron Block, and Zander Geronimos at MIPIM Cannes 2023! The conference will explore the latest challenges posed by global events, the required leadership needed to drive change, the innovation necessary to reshape the built environment, and how to bring everyone together to embrace what now needs to be done. Learn more here
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