Goodwater Capital led a USD35m Series A for Houm, a Chilean home purchase and rental marketplace with operations in Chile, Mexico and Colombia, with participation from Fifth Wall, Fen Ventures, Broadhaven and Rahul Mehta (DST Global), and follow-on from ONEVC.
(TechCrunch) – Less than six months after raising $8 million in seed funding, Chilean proptech startup Houm has raised $35 million in a Series A round led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Goodwater Capital.
Fifth Wall also participated in the financing, along with existing backers OneVC, Elad Gil, Liu Jang and new investors Fen Ventures, Broadhaven and Rahul Mehta, managing partner at DST Global. With the latest round, Houm has raised a total of $45 million since its inception.
Santiago-based Houm plans to use the new capital mostly to expand to 15 new cities across Mexico, Colombia and Chile — the three countries in which it currently operates — as well as to triple its current headcount of 350.
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