Zumper has acquired Nowrenting, a Rhode Island based startup that has built landlord software to streamline various aspects of the rental business. This acquisition will help Zumper continue scaling its team to develop and enhance its product offerings for landlords.
NowRenting founder, Edward Giardina, has joined Zumper as the Head of Landlord Product & Engineering, along with the rest of the employees from the company. The team will stay in Rhode Island and open up a new office in the Cambridge Innovation Center, where they will help Zumper hire 10-15 more engineers by the end of the year.
Zumper and NowRenting were both founded due to frustrations with the rental market – Zumper from the consumer side and NowRenting from the landlord side – so the two companies complemented each other in terms of the problems they were trying to solve. With the incorporation of NowRenting, Zumper will be able to create new product offerings at a faster rate and continue to scale its amazing team.
If you’re interested in joining the Zumper team, check out open positions here: https://www.zumper.com/jobs.
About Zumper, Inc.
Zumper aims to make renting an apartment as easy as booking a hotel. With more than 13 million visits per month, Zumper’s free online and mobile rental search platform has become the largest startup in the industry. Headquartered in San Francisco, Zumper has more than 120 staff and acquired PadMapper in 2016. The company has raised a total of $90 million in funding from investors including Kleiner Perkins, Goodwater Capital, Axel Springer, Stereo Capital, the Blackstone Group, Breyer Capital, Foxhaven Asset Management, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock, NEA, CrunchFund, xfund, Dawn Capital, Divco West, Marcus & Millichap, Scott Cook, and the DeWilde Family Trust. Learn more at Zumper.com.
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