Byju’s clears $230 million payment to Blackstone for $1 billion Aakash deal

Byju’s has cleared all its dues to Blackstone by paying $234 million it owed the global investment giant for the , a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch, addressing one of the criticisms levelled against the Indian edtech giant in recent months. The Bengaluru-headquartered startup, , had pushed back on some payments for the … Read more

Connect with Google Cloud for Startups, Blackstone Launchpad and more at TechCrunch Disrupt

Mark your calendars, startup fans, because TechCrunch is returning — live and in person — to the beautiful City by the Bay to host our flagship event, , on October 18–20 at the Moscone West Convention Center followed by an online recap event on October 21. is the grande dame of tech conferences for many … Read more

Corporate landlords like Blackstone are gobbling up mobile home parks and rapidly driving up rents — here’s why the spac

The hunt for yield has pushed private equity firms and professional investors into new segments of the real estate market. In recent years, sophisticated investors have snapped up multi-family units and single-family homes. Now, corporate landlords are targeting the most cost-effective segment of the real estate market: mobile home parks. Don’t miss Mitt Romney says … Read more

Blackstone is prepping a record $50 billion vehicle to scoop up cheap homes during the downturn — here’s how to lock in

Residential real estate is arguably the most valuable and accessible segment of real estate asset class. Its popularity has driven a disproportionate amount of capital into residential real estate — particularly from institutional funds — pushing up valuations and pushing yields lower. Real estate investment giants continue to buy up homes — something that is … Read more

Blackstone is preparing a record $50 billion vehicle to scoop up real estate bargains during the downturn — here’s how t

Residential real estate is arguably the most valuable and accessible segment of real estate asset class. Its popularity has driven a disproportionate amount of capital into residential real estate — particularly from institutional funds — pushing up valuations and pushing yields lower. Real estate investment giants continue to buy up homes — something that is … Read more

Fund giants like Blackstone and Opendoor keep gobbling up homes even as mortgage rates rise — here’s how small investors

For most investors, real estate is synonymous with housing. Residential real estate is arguably the most valuable and accessible segment of this asset class. Its popularity has driven a disproportionate amount of capital into residential real estate — particularly from institutional funds — pushing up valuations and pushing yields lower. Real estate investment giants like … Read more

Sales extended! The best July 4th grill sales on the web: Weber, Blackstone, Cuisinart and more — from just $25

The calendar says it’s officially summer, and you know what that means: It’s time to take a cold hard look at your grill. If it’s served you for many seasons but achieved a level of buildup that no human could scrub away, it may be time to say “thanks for the memories” and make a … Read more