Dear MetaProp Community,

We are very excited to announce the close of MetaProp's $100M Fund III, which is the largest global PropTech seed fund.

With over a third of the Fund III portfolio already established, MetaProp’s cumulative portfolio now counts over 135 PropTech companies, by far the largest portfolio in the industry. At the same time, our investment team continues to source and screen over 200 new investment opportunities per month.

Our fast-growing investor group now represents over 20 billion square feet of diversified global real estate, in addition to leading institutional and family office capital partners.

We have never been more excited about the opportunity set we are investing against and the trajectory of the PropTech industry as a whole!
You can read news coverage of our Fund III close here.

We want to thank all of you for your continued support and we look forward to continuing to lead PropTech forward.
Are you a Startup CEO or an Investor interested in participating in the Mid-Year 2021 Global PropTech Confidence Index? If so, send us your information to ensure that you receive our survey and a copy of this major thought leadership report.
The Global PropTech Confidence Index 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.
Markerr Raises $5M Series A
Markerr, an analytics platform providing unique insights about people, jobs, spending and economic trends tied to any location, announced today that it closed a $5M Series A fundraise, led by RET Ventures. The round was joined by leading technology investors including Continental Realty Corporation, Twin Shores Capital, led by investor Matt Levin, Edward Norton, actor and investor, and Joe Lettween. Read More.

PropTech Startup Mooven Banks $5M Series A
Mooven provides construction teams, project managers and governments with the ability to accelerate infrastructure delivery while minimising disruption to local communities. The platform offers data-backed insights that show the real-time impacts of construction work, such as traffic congestion, and dust and noise pollution. Read More.

Honey Insurance Launches With $15.5M AUD, the Largest Seed Round Ever for An Australian Tech Startup
Honey Insurance, a nine-month-old, Sydney, Australia-based home insurance startup that's designed to be simple and more proactive than traditional insurance offerings, has raised $11.9M (USD) from a long list of institutional and individual investors. Read More.

Robotic Landscaping Startup Scythe Emerges From Stealth with $13.8M Raise
Scythe Robotics, a four-year-old, Boulder, Co.-based robotic landscaping company, has raised $13.8M in Series A funding led by Inspired Capital, with participation from True Ventures, Zigg Capital and Lemnos. Read More.
 TracFlo is Live on Republic
Republic is a leading investment platform that provides access to startup, real estate, crypto, and video game investments for both retail and accredited investors. Republic has facilitated over $250M in investments by our global community of over one million members. Headquartered in New York City with a team in six countries, Republic is backed by Binance, AngelList, Passport Capital, and more. Read More.

 Realtors: Help Your International Buyer Close with a US Mortgage
The lack of financing options affects more than just the investor. Realtors - the direct point of contact to US real estate for international clients - can now offer their foreign investors a financing option to get to closing faster. Financing a purchase, refinancing their existing mortgage or cashing out part of their equity to access liquidity are three ways realtors can help their foreign national clients. For a realtor, a cash out can always mean a new purchase.  Read More

Blackstone Bets $6B on Buying and Renting Homes
Blackstone Group Inc. has agreed to buy a company that buys and rents single-family homes in a $6B deal, a sign Wall Street believes the U.S. housing market is going to stay hot. The investment firm confirmed Tuesday that it has reached a deal to acquire Home Partners of America Inc., which owns more than 17,000 houses throughout the U.S. Home Partners buys homes, rents them out and offers its tenants the chance to eventually buy. The deal had been reported earlier by The Wall Street Journal. Read More.

Soho House Seeks Post-Pandemic Comeback With IPO
The parent company of Soho House Group, a chain of exclusive private clubs around the world backed by billionaire Rob Burkle, is seeking a New York Stock Exchange listing as demand for leisure activity rebounds with the rise in coronavirus vaccinations. Read More.
Alpha'a In-Conversation with Phil Russo
Alpha’a, the world’s largest online art gallery for business, presents conversations with artists and real estate professionals about the intersection of art and property. Phil talks with MetaProp Co-Founder & General Partner, Zach Aarons, about his generational vision of art in property and what it means for the value of both, as well as for the quality of life for people in remote or densely urban areas. Listen here.
Senior Product Manager
We're looking for a skilled Product Manager to own Voice of Customer. This is an end-to-end product ownership position: The role will involve hands-on participation in customer discussions and systems design with the goal of developing product roadmaps and businesses processes to enable the company to scale rapidly. As such, the ideal candidate will be skilled in strategic thinking, program design, customer relationship management, and system design. For more, click here.
Director of Data Science
We are looking for a detail-oriented and experienced manager with deep expertise in modeling complex systems and team building. This person will oversee the team that analyzes building energy data and informs business decisions through modeling and optimizing complex energy projects. The ideal candidate can master the intricate relationships between policy, technology, product, and sales. For more, click here.
UI / UX Designer
We're looking to contract a UI/UX Designer to help us define and implement a delightful yet purpose driven visual language and end to end user experience on our website and SaaS based product. This position can be remote but must be US-based. For more, click here.
For other hot positions in PropTech visit MetaProp's portfolio job board.
June 23-25, 2021 | Online Summit
Propel Networking Summit
Learn about the state of innovation during a 3-day US-focused online conference program free of charge - a targeted approach to spend the most efficient time online, and group discussions to share your own issues and opportunities. MetaProp will present its Global PropTech Confidence Index in an exclusive session. Register directly on the platform!
June 26, 2021 | Venice Beach
Stay Open - Open House
For STAY OPEN's inaugural Open House, locals and non-locals alike are invited to come through and enjoy their space and the possibility within her walls. We start the day with a pop-up boutique at noon featuring local and sustainable Los Angeles designers, followed by freshly made food, delightful hang times, and live music. It's going to be great! Register here!
October 4-6, 2021 | Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas
Blueprint 2021
Registration is now open for Blueprint's inaugural real estate technology conference with special discounts available to the MetaProp community. Register here!


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