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Opendoor raises giant Series E

Opendoor raises giant Series E

Opendoor announced a $325 million Series E funding round with major investors from the tech and real estate sectors. The lead investors are General Atlantic, Access Technology Ventures and homebuilder Lennar. New investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Coatue Management, Invitation Homes and Uber founder Travis Kalanick’s 10100 Fund, with participation as well from existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, Lakestar, GGV Capital, NEA and Khosla Ventures.


Erik Segerborg,

Hemnet gets brand new management team

General Atlantic and Merro, the new owners of Hemnet.se, Sweden's leading real estate vertical, gave the platform an entirely new management team. Cecilia Beck-Friis was appointed as CEO of Hemnet early in September and started in her new position on October 1. 


Agents offered chance to buy up to 18% of Hemnet

Agents offered chance to buy up to 18% of Hemnet

About 30 of the biggest real estate brokerages in Sweden have been given the chance to buy shares in Hemnet at the same price as General Atlantic (GA), and the investor group Merro Partners (Henrik Persson, Pierre Siri, Vostok New Ventures, among others) bought Hemnet shares back in December.

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Hakan Erixon, chairman of the new board of Hemnet (photo from his LinkedIn profile with thanks)

Hemnet board meetings to be held in London?

Everyone keeping an eye on our industry news feed, has followed the trials and tribulations of the Hemnet sale in the past year. Now, the deal is in the bag, the new owners have taken over, and the company has a new board of directors. Who is on the new board of Hemnet?

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