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Better.com lands $500M investment from SoftBank

10 days ago   |   By The Real Deal New York

Mortgage lending startup Better.com's valuation just swelled to $6 billion thanks to a recent capital raise. Masayoshi Son's SoftBank, which is known for its big bets on tech companies, is investing $500 million in the company, the Wall Street Journal reported. Better was valued at $4 billion after raising $200 million in November 2020. The company launched in 2014 as a way to streamline mortgage origination by pre-approving borrowers and lowering costs. Similar to other
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