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September 26, 2015
Seattle has become a hub for home-improvement marketplaces with, and, as well as a division of Zillow known as Digs active in the region. Elsewhere, Angie’s List, Houzz and a big entrance by Google in August have made the industry a crowded space. Read more
September 22, 2015
Porch—the fast-growing home-improvement network that connects construction and repair professionals to homeowners—relies on people. The company's network boasts 3.8 million professionals, and its platform has facilitated 140 million home improvement projects. It's also forged partnerships with the likes of Lowe's and the Better Business Bureau. Read more
September 22, 2015
Two years ago, Porch started out as a platform that allowed you to see what kind of remodeling projects people in our neighborhood were doing to their houses and how much they paid for it. Today, the company offers a far wider range of service and now also helps you find the right people to work on your home projects. Because it now verifies those pros, it’s now able to offer a $1,000 guarantee for all the work done in your house by a Porch verified pro. Read more
September 17, 2015
This curated leaderboard of private companies with a valuation of between $500M and $1B is based on CrunchBase data. The list is updated whenever a new company reaches that valuation range or there is a change in valuation for a company already on the leaderboard. Read more
September 5, 2015
When she was a student at the University of Minnesota, Asha Sharma launched a center for at-risk teenagers in Brooklyn Park. After she graduated with a marketing degree, she headed to Seattle to work at Microsoft. But the Racine, Wis., native hungered for the opportunity to work on something from the ground up. Read more

Contributed Articles

September 23, 2015
Are you a household where shoes are always removed before entering the home? Or do you prefer to wear shoes inside your house? Have you ever been taken aback when a friend insists you remove your shoes before entering their home (especially why you’ve just spent a lot of money and even more time picking out just the right pair)? In the U.S., asking your guests to remove their shoes before entering your home can cause reactions as opinionated as if you’d just asked them to outline the peace process in the Middle East. Read more
September 23, 2015
If you’re still holding onto summer, it’s time to let go. Embrace the cooler temperatures, pumpkin spice lattes and layers of flannel, because a new season is sweeping in. Tuck away your seashells and beach towels, and start decorating for fall with pretty pumpkins, sparkling garlands and welcoming wreaths. Read more
September 22, 2015
Earlier this week we got a glimpse inside of Caitlyn Jenner's remodeled Malibu mansion — a blissful beach house that perfectly embodies its owner's sophisticated taste. Now, Kris Jenner has given InStyle a look at the dramatic makeover that interior designer Jeff Andrews(who has previously worked with Kourtney, Khloe, and Kylie) just gave the family's six-bedroom, eight-bathroom home base. Read more


July 13, 2015
Alaska Airlines, Cintas, CVS Health, Hilton Worldwide, HMSHost, JCPenney, JPMorgan Chase, Lyft, Macy’s, Microsoft,, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Starbucks, Taco Bell, Target, Walgreens and Walmart Come Together With the Goal to Create the Nation’s Largest Employer-Led Coalition to Hire or Train 100,000 Opportunity Youth. First Opportunity Fair & Forum Coming to Chicago on Aug. 13, Hosted by Common Read more

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