Placester raises $27M to launch new products and services

  • Placester is working on adding natural language search, web analytics and new mobile technology to its product offerings.
  • Placester claims that 1 in 5 real estate agents use its platform, thanks in part to deals with Keller Williams Realty, a Re/Max sub-franchisor and the National Association of Realtors.
  • Placester, a provide of low-cost websites to real estate agents, has raised an additional $27 million.

Placester, a provider of low-cost websites to thousands of real estate agents, has raised an additional $27 million that the startup will use to build its engineering team and add new features and services to its offering, including natural language search, analytics on user activity and new mobile capabilities. Placester has already been growing at a break-neck pace, having closed a Series B funding round of $15 million only seven months ago.