HouseCanary sweeps up $65m in funding round

HouseCanary, a digital real estate brokerage platform, has scored $65m in a growth funding round following a year where it doubled its revenue.

Online brokerage platform Houwzer bags $9.5m in funding

Real estate brokerage Houwzer has secured $9.5m in a funding round to support its growth in the regions it already has a presence in

Only 65% of estate agents think their company comply with anti-money laundering regulations

From: RegTech Analyst Estate agents have admitted that they fail to follow the UK’s laws enough to prevent money laundering as well as they should.  More than four in...

ReSolve sells PropTech platform BrickVest

ReSolve, a business advisory and investment house, has sold PropTech platform BrickVest to the real estate investor PATRIZIA.

PropTech startup CREXi scores $30m in Serues B

CREXi, a commercial real estate marketplace, has scored $30m in its Series B led by Mitsubishi Estate (MEC), Industry Ventures and Prudence Holdings.

Dottid nabs investment from group of angels

Commercial real estate SaaS platform Dottid has scored $3.85m in its seed round of funding.

Swedish FinTech startup Bofink pivots: “You can’t make any money”

Bofink was launched in 2017 to provide mortgage health checks through an app. However, the Swedish startup has now been forced to reconsider its business idea.

Roofstock collects $50m in Series D

Roofstock, a digital investment platform for property, has bagged $50m in its Series D round, bringing its total equity raised to $133m.

Perch rebrands to Orchard after new investment

Home buying marketplace Perch has rebranded itself to Orchard in conjunction with a new $36m investment.

ROOM8 closes doors on latest funding round

ROOM8, which uses data to optimize the matching of roommates, has closed an investment to launch new capabilities later this year.

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Pakistan hopes to soon be out of FATF’s grey list

Pakistan is hoping to be removed from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) grey list soon after it improved its foreign and internal policies.

Cybercrime is rife in Latin America but is often overlooked study finds

Drug cartels, political corruption, economic struggles and internet censorship are all factors that have contributed to making Latin America a hotbed for cybercrime, according to a new report.

Seven more countries on Financial Action Task Force’s watchlist

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has added an additional seven more countries to its high-risk jurisdictions list for deficiencies in their anti-money laundering or counter terrorism financing protocols.

77% physical security systems are in desperate need of an update

European IT executives are worried about the physical security of their systems, according to a new survey.

Five African nations placed on the FATF’s grey list because their weak money laundering...

The Financial Action Task Force (FATC) has placed Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius, Uganda and Zimbabwe on their grey list, meaning they need to do more to tackle money laundering and terrorism financing.