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India-based Real Estate Platform NoBroker Gets $30 Mn Series D Top-Up From General Atlantic
The round was led by General Atlantic and earlier, Tiger Global has also invested in it.
SG developer City Developments leads funding in London AI startup Pupil
The company captures and publishes 3D spatial data to accurately measure the build world through its patent-pending digital twin technology, Spec.
China’s hotel group Qingzhu raised tens of millions of dollars in series B from GGV Capital and Sofina Group
This funds will be used for the expansion of multi-brand stores and product development and innovation.
India’s unicorn Oyo adds US$807M Series F after announcing restructuring plans
Since 2012, OYO has expanded to 800 cities in 80 countries, including the US, the UK, and the Middle East, and some European countries.
Real estate startup MultiLiving raises $6M from Lodha Ventures
Real estate startup wants to eliminate inefficiencies in the existing rental system and to streamline home renting for urban professionals.
Blackstone in talks to take developer SOHO China private in $4b deal
The price represents an almost 100% premium to the HK$3.03 average price of SOHO China’s shares in January.
Strata raises $1.5 M in seed round from SAIF Partners, Mayfield India, PropStack
With this funding, Strata will create new investment opportunities in premium commercial properties, expand to other metro cities, strengthen its tech stack.
Chinese property platform Beike nets $2.41b in Series D+ round ahead of HK IPO
Beike targets to promote the digitalization and industrial optimization of the residential property market, in an attempt to lift the efficiency of China’s residence services and improve customer experience.
SoftBank Closed Two $1b Investments in Chinese Property Mkt: DJ
SoftBank’s Vision Fund invested $1 billion in online real-estate portal Beike part of broader funding.
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Youth hostel chain goStops raises investment from Atraxn Partners
Youth hostel chain goStops leases, manages, franchises real estate assets, which are then designed, transformed, marketed, sold, and operated as youth hostels in business and leisure locations preferred by millennials.
Helios invests Sh10bn in property firm Acorn
Private equity firm Helios Investment Partners is making equity investments of up to $100 million (Sh10 billion) in property developer Acorn Holdings.
Proptech startup Zvesta raises $5.5M from Hindustan Media Ventures
Gurugram-based proptech startup Zvesta will utilise the funding to build its brand and collaborative marketing for real estate aggregation across India.
Co-living startup HooLiv raises undisclosed amount from Kolte-Patil Family Office
Founded by Chinmoy Mishra, Gaurav Vij, and Abhishek Verma, co-living startup HooLiv aims to provide hassle-free affordable housing options to students.
Brick&Bolt raises $1.5M led by Sequoia Surge and others
Brick&Bolt has raised $1.5 million in Pre-Series A funding, led by Sequoia India’s rapid scale-up programme Surge, with participation from angel investors.
Co-living solutions startup HostelHunting rebrands into LiveIn.com; to expand into Indonesia, Philippines
The startup, which has so far raised over US$4.5M from the likes of KK Fund and Jungle Ventures, is already operational in Malaysia and Thailand.
SoftBank-backed Oyo lays off over 350 people in the US
In the last week of January, Oyo laid off around 360 US employees in a bid to take a more balanced approach to growth
Buyout firm Affinity Partners weighs sale of Malaysia’s Island Hospital
Island Hospital, founded in 1996, has 300 beds with over 50 full-time specialists who treat more than 300,000 patients a year, according to its website.
Proptech startup RealVantage introduces co-investment platform, will allow cross-border real estate deals
RealVantage is an online real estate co-investment platform that acquires, manages, and optimises offshore real estate portfolios for accredited investors.
Mubawab raises $7 million
Mubawab aims to use the investment to accelerate its growth and expand its team and operations in the real estate sector.
Tax Watchdogs Raid Oyo Office Amid Layoffs
Oyo is laying off thousands of employees in India and China.
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