Funding news: New crypto firm; a real estate investing platform; hydrogen fuel; B2B marketing

Cash Flow Portal founder and CEO Perry Zheng. (Cash Flow Portal Photo)

Here’s our latest rundown on recent startup investment news in the Pacific Northwest.

 Seattle-based real estate investment platform Cash Flow Portal has raised $3.5 million and was accepted to participate in the prestigious Y Combinator accelerator (though it hasn’t decided whether to participate). The investors were not disclosed.

The gist: Cash Flow Portal acts as a matchmaker for real estate developers who are looking for money to fund new projects and folks who are ready to write checks and co-sponsor developments. The startup is positioning itself as “the first platform of its kind to offer passive real estate investors an all-in-one solution for discovering, evaluating and investing in real estate deals.”

The team: CEO Perry Zheng launched the startup in April 2020. He previously worked as an engineering manager at Lyft for more than five…

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