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Real estate rental tech site gets $6.2M

RentJuice plans to bring online listings platform to new markets

RentJuice, a tech company that seeks to connect renters, brokers and property managers by providing a platform to share new rental listings data, today announced that it has closed a round of $6.2 million in financing that will help expand the business model nationwide. Founded in San Francisco in 2009 by CEO David Vivero and Chief Technology Officer Kunal Shah, RentJuice launched in New York last month and also is in use in Boston, Chicago and Miami. The company's online platform allows property managers and landlords to share available properties, directly and in real time, with partner agencies that they select. And the company offers other tools to assist with advertising, lead management and lease paperwork, including credit reports and background checks. The platform also allows landlords and property managers to store and digitize applications. The latest round of funding was led by Highland Capital Partners and Draper Fisher Jurvetson founder Tim Draper, and com...