Spencer Rascoff

Domicile raises $5M for business travel lodging from high-profile Seattle investors

Seattle startup Domicile raised $5 million in a seed funding round led by L.A. investment firm CrossCut Ventures. Big names in the Seattle tech world …

Startups

3 Things Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff Wants You to Know

The online real estate leader is significantly expanding its addressable market. Here's how.<p><b>Zillow</b> (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG) CEO Spencer Rascoff cleared …

Selling

Is the Housing Market About to Implode?

With Trump stripping away the consumer financial protections, Nick and Zillow C.E.O. Spencer Rascoff discuss the slowdown in the housing market, regulations on Wall Street, and the ”crisis of affordability.”<p>A decade ago this month, America officially entered the worst financial collapse since the …

Housing Market

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has another new startup: Limitless Minds applies mental lessons from sports to business

Long before the Super Bowl championship and the four Pro Bowl selections and the Rookie of the Year award, there was clearly something special about …

Sports Technology

The CEO of Spotify is 'ruthless' about his schedule, and tells his friends that he likes to be invited — but he probably won't come

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek doesn't have time for your "social thing."<p>In a recent interview with Fast Company, the CEO described how he takes a "ruthless" approach toward staying organized and on task.<p>His secret?<p>"I don't do social calls," Ek told Fast Company. "For so many people, you're beholden to this …

Sheryl Sandberg

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson reveals roots as a real estate nerd in Zillow appearance

Long before he was an NFL quarterback, Russell Wilson was a real estate scout.<p>Growing up in Richmond, Va., he would drive around with his mom and dad …

Real Estate

Jim Cramer: Zillow Looks Maxed Out, Twilio and Etsy Sure Don't

Maxed out versus not maxed out.<p>That's what divided last night's high-profile earnings reports.<p>Twilio Inc. (TWLO) and Etsy Inc. (ETSY) are so NOT …

Real Estate

Zillow Group Cuts Full-Year Forecast

Home sellers are taking longer than expected to close deals made via Zillow Offers.<p><b>Zillow Group</b> (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG) reported second-quarter …

Real Estate

Zillow is on pace for its worst day in nearly 7 years as it moves more into home sales

Shares of online home sales site Zillow plunged more than 17 percent Tuesday, on pace for the stock's worst day in nearly seven years, following an …

Real Estate

Zillow CEO on Missed Guidance, Mortgage Origination Deal – Bloomberg

Zillow CEO on Missed Guidance, Mortgage Origination Deal<p>Zillow CEO on Missed Guidance, Mortgage Origination Deal<p>Zillow CEO on Missed Guidance, …

Selling

Zillow CEO: Mortgage Lenders of America acquisition is foundational for us

Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff discusses the company's quarterly earnings release sending shares down on weak guidance, as well as the state of the …

Real Estate

Zillow Stock Plummets After It Acquires Mortgage Lender, Lowers FY Guidance

Zillow Inc.’s (Z) efforts to expand beyond listing properties for sale online isn’t resonating with investors, who sent the stock plummeting after …

Personal Finance

Zillow gets into mortgage lending

Zillow has agreed to buy Mortgage Lenders of America, a national mortgage lender based in Overland Park, Kansas.<p><b>Why it matters:</b> Zillow CEO Spencer …

Real Estate

Zillow Struggles to Find New Growth

By<p>Aug. 7, 2018 2:43 p.m. ET<p>Zillow Group bulls may want to lower their estimated returns.<p>The real estate website operator fell short of the revenue …

Real Estate

Why Zillow Group Stock Plunged Today

Soft guidance eclipsed a solid quarter from the online real estate platform leader.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>Zillow Group Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:Z)(NASDAQ:ZG) were …

Real Estate

Zillow Group, Inc. (Z) CEO Spencer Rascoff on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call August 6, 2018 5:00 PM ET<p><b>Executives</b><p>Raymond Jones - VP, Investor & Corporate …

Real Estate

Zillow plunges after revenue falls short and analysts downgrade stock

Zillow Group tumbled after the real estate listings company’s revenue forecast missed even the lowest analyst estimate and its second-quarter results …

Real Estate

Zillow Plunges After Revenue Forecast Misses, Analyst's Cut

Zillow Group Inc. tumbled after the real estate listings company’s revenue forecast missed even the lowest analyst estimate and its second-quarter …

Real Estate

Zillow shares hammered, stock falls 16% after purchase of Mortgage Lenders of America

Shares of Zillow Group tumbled more than 16 percent on Tuesday, a day after the Seattle online real estate powerhouse posted quarterly revenue of …

Selling

Zillow Group, Inc. (ZG) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

ZG earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2018.<p><b>Zillow Group, Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:ZG) (NASDAQ:Z)<br>Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call<br>Aug. 6, 2018, <i>5:00 p.m.</i> …

Real Estate

Zillow punished for new businesses, but doubles down with new acquisition

Zillow Inc. continues to expand beyond its core real-estate listing business, but it got punished Monday as its second quarter showed that those …

Real Estate

Zillow enters the mortgage business by purchasing a lender

Zillow Group is moving from being a mortgage marketer to originating loans with its acquisition of Mortgage Lenders of America, in an effort to …

Real Estate

Zillow acquires Mortgage Lenders of America, posts $325M in Q2 revenue, up 22%

Zillow Group is acquiring Mortgage Lenders of America in its quest to own more of the home buying process. The Seattle real estate juggernaut …

Real Estate

Zillow expands home buying and selling operation to Denver, marking first foray into an expensive market

Zillow Group is expanding its Zillow Offers home buying and selling program to Denver, its fourth market overall, but the first one on the higher end …

Real Estate

You can now pay rent and apply for apartments on Zillow as real estate giant expands scope yet again

Zillow Group today debuted new features that let people pay rent and apply for apartments through its website, the latest example of the Seattle tech …

Real Estate

Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit: A World of Change

8:00 AM<p>DOORS OPEN<p>Networking Breakfast<p>9:00AM<p>WELCOME REMARKS<p>Andy Serwer | Editor in Chief, Yahoo Finance<p>9:05AM<p>BLACKROCK: VIEW FROM THE TOP<p>Larry Fink | …

Networking

Why You Should Take Your Company Public, and 3 Pieces of Advice for When You Do | Inc.com

In recent years, there's been a stampede of unicorns in Silicon Valley: More than 275 private companies are valued at $1 billion or more, according to a Crunchbase leaderboard I found the other day. The flip side of this stampede is a drought of IPOs: Today we have just half of the number of public …

Business Strategy

Zillow expanding home buying and selling program to Atlanta, its 3rd market so far

Starting this fall, homeowners in Atlanta will be able to request an offer from Seattle real estate giant Zillow Group to buy their house.<p>Zillow is …

Real Estate

CFPB ends RESPA inquiry into Zillow co-marketing practices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has dropped its investigation into allegations that Zillow Group Inc. violated Section 8 of the Real Estate …

Real Estate

How a red-hot housing market made Zillow a media company

A few years before the financial crisis hit, Spencer Rascoff was among the entrepreneurs who started a new website devoted to real estate. They named it Zillow, and it was meant to hold all the data and information consumers needed to buy and sell their homes. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talked to …

Real Estate