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Zibo Announces One-Year Growth Metrics; Rebrands to Azibo

(RENO, NV  –  OCTOBER 12, 2021)  –  Today, to mark the one-year anniversary of our product launch, we’re excited to announce customer and revenue growth milestones as well as our rebrand from Zibo to Azibo. Azibo will continue to serve as the free one-stop-shop financial platform for the independent landlord ecosystem ...

Cazoo to Begin Trading on NYSE Today Under the Symbol “CZOO”

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cazoo, the UK’s leading online car retailer, announces that it has completed its business combination with Ajax I (NYSE: AJAX), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. Today, Cazoo Group Ltd (“Cazoo Group”) will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange ...

Maxwell ranks 154th on Inc. Magazine 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies

Maxwell, a digital mortgage platform & value-added services designed exclusively for small to midsize mortgage lenders, was ranked as the 154th fastest-growing private company and the 15th fastest-growing software company in the U.S. ...

Vacasa, North America’s Leading Vacation Rental Management Platform, to Be Publicly Listed Through Combination with TPG Pace Solutions

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vacasa, the leading vacation rental management platform in North America, has entered into an agreement to become a publicly traded company...

Assurant Ventures Invests in Landlord Financial Services Platform Zibo

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Assurant (NYSE: AIZ), a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases, today announced its corporate venture capital arm, Assurant Ventures, has made an investment...

Buckle Closes $60M in Funding to Expand Full-Stack Insurance Platform Across US

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Buckle Corp, an inclusive tech-enabled financial services company, has filed its Regulation D and disclosed it raised $60 million through a Series B funding round led by Volery Capital Partners with participation from Eldridge, Assurant Ventures, as well as ...

SmartRent Completes Business Combination with Fifth Wall Acquisition Corp. I

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartRent.com, Inc., a leading provider of smart home and smart building automation for property owners, managers, developers, homebuilders and residents, today announced that it has completed its...

Grover secures $1bn to democratize access to consumer tech

Berlin, July 28 – Grover, Europe’s market leader in consumer tech subscriptions, today announces it has secured over $1billion in equity and asset backed financing to democratize access to tech while tackling the world’s prolific e-waste problem.

Invesco Backs Mynd to Spend $5 Billion on Single-Family Rentals

(Bloomberg) -- Funds managed by Invesco Real Estate are backing Mynd Management to spend as much as $5 billion, including debt, purchasing about 20,000 single-family rental homes in the U.S. in the next three years. The partnership marks a “significant moment” for the...

British used car dealer Cazoo is going public in the U.S. via $7 billion SPAC deal

Cazoo announced Monday that it will go public through a merger with billionaire investor Daniel Och’s special purpose acquisition company. Cazoo, founded just three years ago, is a used car marketplace based in the U.K. The company sells...

Mynd raises $57.3M at an $807M valuation to give people a way to invest in rental properties remotely

Mynd, a company that aims to make it easier for people to buy and manage single-family rental properties, announced today it has raised $57.3 million in funding from QED Investors. The financing values the Oakland, California-based company at $807 million, and brings ...

Doma, the Company Architecting the Future of Real Estate Transactions, Completes Business Combination with Capitol Investment Corp. V

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Doma Holdings, Inc., a leading force for disruptive change in the real estate industry, and Capitol Investment Corp. V (NYSE: CAP), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition...

Assurant Ventures Surpasses $100 Million Milestone in Venture Capital Investments

NEW YORK, April 26, 2021 -- Assurant (NYSE: AIZ), a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases, today announced its corporate venture capital arm...

Grover raises €60 million in Series B funding to take consumer tech subscriptions mainstream

Berlin, 13.04.2021 – Grover, Europe’s market leader in consumer tech subscriptions, today announces that it has secured €60 million in an oversubscribed Series B round. The funding will be used to increase market penetration...

Real estate title firm Doma, backed by Lennar, to go public in deal with SPAC

Doma, a firm that looks to disrupt the real estate title insurance market, has agreed to combine with Capitol Investment Corp. V, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. Doma, formerly known as States Title, has a less than 1% share of...
Assurant Ventures invests alongside many leading investment firms including Anthemis, Bain Capital Ventures, Caffeinated Capital, Canaan Partners, Felicis Ventures, Fifth Wall Ventures, Foundation Capital, General Catalyst, Greylock Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Level Equity, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, Nyca Partners, Riverwood Capital, Sequoia Capital, Silver Lake Partners, Spark Capital, and others.

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