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Top 21 Real Estate Unicorn Companies in 2022

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The number of successful companies in the Real Estate industry and worth more than $1 billion is becoming increasingly hard to ignore.

Particularly when a lot of these companies were only founded within the last 5 years or so.

That’s why we decided to put together this list of 21 Real Estate companies that have achieved the Unicorn status.

21 Real Estate Unicorns Companies

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Global Switch

Global Switch

Global Switch is a multi-tenant colocation and cloud hosting provider with a large scale network of carrier and cloud neutral data centres.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $11.10

    B (

    December 2016

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    London

  • Started in:

    1998

  • Founders:

    Andy Ruhan

  • Industries:

    Data Center, Real Estate, Wholesale

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $6,254.75M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    4

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Ziroom

Ziroom

Ziroom offers rental management software for clients as well as customer software for property owners. With a platform that’s accommodating, easy to use, and simple to maintain, the Ziroom solution is leading the way in home ownership.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $6.60

    B (

    January 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Lin Xiong

  • Industries:

    Real Estate, Rental, Rental Property

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,121.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    7

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Better.com

Better.com

Better.com is bridging the gap between technology and homeownership to create a powerful, new way for people all over the country to buy and own homes.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $6.00

    B (

    November 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Eric Wilson, Erik Bernhardsson, Shawn Low, Viral Shah, Vishal Garg

  • Industries:

    Consumer Lending, Financial Services, FinTech, Lending, Real Estate

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,655.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    26

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Lianjia

Lianjia

Chian Home is a platform that enables real estate agencies to serve their clients more effectively. It safely delivers leads from online sources to the agents and helps them to close more deals while also running marketing campaigns for the agency.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.77

    B (

    April 2016

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2001

  • Founders:

    Hui Zuo

  • Industries:

    Commercial Real Estate, Customer Service, Home Decor, Property Management, Real Estate

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,701.26M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    9

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QuintoAndar

QuintoAndar

QuintoAndar provides a solution for landlords and renters to post properties and find ideal homes for your needs.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.10

    B (

    September 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Brazil

  • City:

    Campinas

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Andre Penha, Gabriel Braga

  • Industries:

    Internet, Property Management, Real Estate, Rental, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $755.74M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    28

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Loft

Loft

Loft is a highly-specialized marketplace for residential real estate that brings together motivated buyers and sellers. Thousands of buyers and sellers use Loft to buy and sell homes.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.90

    B (

    January 2020

    )

  • Country:

    Brazil

  • City:

    Sao Paulo

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Florian Hagenbuch, Gustavo D. Saraiva, João Vianna, Kristian Huber, Marcus Vinicius Grigoletto, Mariana Paixao, Mate Pencz

  • Industries:

    Marketplace, Property Management, Real Estate

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $788.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    43

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Side

Side

Side is a cloud-based technology that transforms real estate agents, teams, and independent brokerages into businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.50

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Edward Wu, Guy Gal, Hilary Saunders

  • Industries:

    Real Estate, Real Estate Investment, Sales

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $262.82M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    13

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Divvy Homes

Divvy Homes

Divvy is the best online expenses and invoicing platform for small businesses. **

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    August 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Adena Hefets, Alex Klarfeld, Brian Ma, Nicholas Clark

  • Industries:

    Financial Services, Real Estate, Rental Property

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,126.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    16

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HomeLight

HomeLight

HomeLight is a real estate platform where users can buy or sell homes.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    September 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    BC Broussard, Drew Uher, Jason Zhang

  • Industries:

    FinTech, Intellectual Property, Property Management, Real Estate

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $539.60M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    25

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Mofang Living

Mofang Living

Mofang Gongyu is a real estate developer and property manager that provides apartment homes to individuals, families, and professionals.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    April 2016

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shanghai

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Lan Ge

  • Industries:

    Property Management, Real Estate, Rental Property, Sales

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $710.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    4

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Pacaso

Pacaso

Pacaso automates the co-ownership process, providing a full range of services on a single platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2020

  • Founders:

    Austin Allison, Spencer Rascoff

  • Industries:

    Marketplace, Property Management, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment, Residential

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,467.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    23

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Snapdocs

Snapdocs

Snapdocs is a mortgage technology company that helps real estate participants closing work together through integration and automation.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Aaron King

  • Industries:

    FinTech, Real Estate, Residential, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $250.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    19

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XiaoZhu

XiaoZhu

Xiaozhu.com is a professional online real estate platform that solves matching customization problems for both landlords and tenants.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    November 2017

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Chi Chen, Liantao Wang

  • Industries:

    Internet, Real Estate, Rental

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $500.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Revolution Precrafted

Revolution Precrafted

REVOLUTION is the premiere collection of limited edition, pre-crafted properties.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    October 2017

    )

  • Country:

    Philippines

  • City:

    Manila

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Robbie Antonio

  • Industries:

    Architecture, Building Material, Interior Design, Real Estate

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $15.40M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    1

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Emerging Markets Property Group

Emerging Markets Property Group

EMPG is a global real estate company specialising in developing luxury property in emerging markets.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    April 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United Arab Emirates

  • City:

    Dubai

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Imran Ali Khan, Zeeshan Ali Khan

  • Industries:

    Classifieds, Real Estate

  • Number of employees:

    No Data

  • Funding Amount:

    $279.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Lessen

Lessen

Lessen is an online platform for managing properties and maintenance services.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    November 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Scottsdale

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Jay McKee

  • Industries:

    Online Portals, Property Management, Real Estate, Rental Property

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $205.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    5

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NoBroker

NoBroker

NoBroker is a real-estate platform that makes it possible to buy, sell, or rent a house without paying any brokerage.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    November 2021

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Bengaluru

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Akhil Gupta, Amit Agarwal, Saurabh Garg

  • Industries:

    Commercial Real Estate, Mobile Apps, Property Management, Real Estate, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $371.40M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    15

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Orchard

Orchard

Orchard is an online platform for buying and selling residential real estate.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    September 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Court Cunningham, Phil DeGisi

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment, Residential

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $458.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    12

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PLACE

PLACE

Place is a real estate technology platform providing technology and services to real estate agents.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    November 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Bellingham

  • Started in:

    2020

  • Founders:

    Ben Kinney, Chris Suarez

  • Industries:

    Property Management, Real Estate, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $100.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    2

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Qualia

Qualia

Qualia is the next-generation digital closing platform that provides real estate, title, and mortgage companies with tools to help their customers save time and money as they buy or sell a home.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Joel Gottsegen, Lucas Hansen, Nate Baker

  • Industries:

    FinTech, Marketplace, Property Management, Real Estate, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $200.18M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    10

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VTS

VTS

Visitor Tracking System is a real estate CRM connected to every website and offline marketing initiative that allows brokerages, landlords, and tenants to have a near-instantaneous view of who visits their website, what they do there, and how to reach them.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    May 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Brandon Weber, Donald DeSantis, Karl Baum, Niall Smart, Nicholas Romito, Ryan Masiello

  • Industries:

    Asset Management, Commercial Real Estate, Enterprise Software, Leasing, Professional Services, Real Estate, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $177.18M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    28

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