Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Real estate search site Trulia.com is considering a search for an outside investor that would buy shares from its employees and owners without the company going public, Bloomberg has reported. The company may explore an investment deal similar to that of Facebook's with Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies (DST) last year, Trulia CEO and co-founder Pete Flint reportedly told the business news organization in an interview. DST invested $200 million in Facebook in exchange for preferred stock -- a 1.96 percent equity stake at a valuation of about $10 billion -- and agreed to buy $100 million of common stock from the company's current and former employees. Flint declined to give a timetable for such a transaction. "We get inquiries frequently, if not weekly, from people w...