Openland, a San Francisco, CA-based professional messenger for the real estate industry, raised $2.25M in new funding.
Backers included a group of 30 investors, including Gagarin Capital, Sinai Ventures, Soma Capital, Liquid 2 Ventures, Peak State Venture Partner, Rainfall Ventures, and Y Combinator.
The company will use the funds to expand operations and product development efforts and its business reach.
Led by CEO and co-founder Yury Lifshits and CTO and co-founder Steve Korshakov, Openland provides a professional messenger designed to streamline communication between owners, builders, investors, lenders, tenants, brokers, and local officials.
The critical features of Openland are the channels, listings, and cross-organizational chats. Users join channels based on their interests and role in the industry, post offerings/ need to channels and message each other directly to qualify opportunities and work on transactions.