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PropTech Startup WhoseYourLandlord Raises $2.1M To Create A More Equitable Future For Renters

To improve relations between renters and home providers, WhoseYourLandlord (WYL) has secured new funding. According to a press release sent to AfroTech, the apartment building review platform has raised an oversubscribed $2.1 million seed funding round. The round was led by Black Operator Ventures (Black Ops) with participation from New York Ventures, Ben Franklin Tech Partners, and Google’s Black Founders Fund. In addition, some notable angel investors also participated in the round including Diishan Imira (Founder of Mayvenn), Abbey Wemimo & Samir Goel (Founders of Esusu), and Michael Tobin (Founder of Fresh Catch). “Social impact in real estate hasn’t been something you’ve seen prioritized for companies in the most recent years, but WhoseYourLandlord has found a scalable way to systematically measure, analyze, and operationalize it for landlords and property managers alike,” said James Norman of Black Ops, according to a press release. “Our team has followed Ofo’s company journey...

Samantha Dorisca

Feb 1, 2022