Houzz, popular platform with design ideas, has attracted financing in D round in the amount of $165 mln. Sequoia Capital Fund – head of the deal, new investors, incl. DST Global Yuri Milner and T.Rowe Price appeared in the deal, plus the current investors - New Enterprise Associates, GGV Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, etc. The company is planning to expand its presence on foreign markets. Startup’s evaluation was not revealed, but according to non-official sources it was around $2,3 bln. Similar amount was called in June 2014, when first news appeared into the press regarding the round.
Houzz (portal and mobile apps) – users can upload interior’s photos, research others photos, discuss them and share in social networks. Besides, professional designers are registered on the portal and they have to pay for subscription. They can find new clients via the platform.