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About Lyric

Lyric operates as a technology and data-powered real estate and lifestyle hospitality company. It transforms residential properties into hotel-like properties for business travelers. It was formerly known as PriceMethod. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California. In June 2023, Lyric was acquired by Black Swan Consulting.

Headquarters Location

300 Montgomery Street Floor 5

San Francisco, California, 94104,

United States




Research containing Lyric

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Lyric in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Mar 20, 2023.

Expert Collections containing Lyric

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Lyric is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Real Estate Tech.


Real Estate Tech

2,485 items

Startups in the space cover the residential and commercial real estate space. Categories include buying, selling and investing in real estate (iBuyers, marketplaces, investment/crowdfunding platforms), and property management, insurance, mortgage, construction, and more.


Travel Technology (Travel Tech)

2,715 items

The travel tech collection includes companies offering tech-enabled services and products for tourists and travel players (hotels, airlines, airports, cruises, etc.). It excludes financial services and micro-mobility solutions.

Lyric Patents

Lyric has filed 3 patents.

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Latest Lyric News

Black Swan Consulting LLC acquired Lyric Hospitality, Inc. from Airbnb, Inc. and others

Jun 22, 2023

on June 16, 2023. The acquisition will complement the real estate strategy of Black Swan’s asset management business, Black Swan Asset Management LLC, which launched earlier this year and raises capital to purchase Class A multifamily properties across North America. Since launching in 2015, Black Swan managed 20 different assets in nine United State markets. The new Lyric is expected to launch later this summer. Black Swan Consulting LLC completed the acquisition of Lyric Hospitality, Inc. from Airbnb, Inc. and others on June 16, 2023. Share

Lyric Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Lyric founded?

    Lyric was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Lyric's headquarters?

    Lyric's headquarters is located at 300 Montgomery Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Lyric's latest funding round?

    Lyric's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Lyric raise?

    Lyric raised a total of $205.57M.

  • Who are the investors of Lyric?

    Investors of Lyric include Black Swan Holdings, New Enterprise Associates, AXA Venture Partners, Paycheck Protection Program, Fifth Wall and 13 more.

  • Who are Lyric's competitors?

    Competitors of Lyric include Placemakr and 7 more.


Compare Lyric to Competitors

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Placemakr is a flexible hospitality living platform, property manager, and real estate investor. Its tech-enabled operating platform allows the company to blur the line between hospitality and home. Its curated spaces in hand-picked neighborhoods allow its guests and residents the flexibility to stay for a night. Placemakr was founded in 2016 and is based in Washington, DC.

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Mint House

Mint House is a company that operates in the hospitality industry, focusing on providing residential accommodations. The company offers furnished apartments and vacation rentals, equipped with modern amenities and smart technology for both short and long-term stays. These accommodations are designed to combine the comfort of home with the luxury of a hotel, featuring features such as full kitchens, fast wifi, and a 24/7 digital concierge. It was founded in 2017 and is based in New York, New York.

Suiteness Logo

Suiteness is a company that operates in the hospitality industry, with a focus on hotel booking. The company provides a platform for booking connecting hotel rooms and suites, offering customers the convenience of a vacation rental with the amenities of a hotel. It primarily serves the travel and tourism industry. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Oakland, California. Logo operates as an online travel agency. The company connects travelers with places to stay, including hotels, apartments, villas, hostels, and more. It was founded in 2017 and is based in George Town, Cayman Island.

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Bungalow offers a residential real estate platform. It utilizes the existing housing supply by signing long-term leases with homeowners and offers multi-bedroom homes. The platform matches potential roommates, provides furnished common areas, and takes care of utilities including wireless fidelity (WiFi) and monthly cleaning services. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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Blueground operates as a technology-enabled property management company. It offers furnished and fully-equipped apartments via its technology platform enabling users to access long-term rental options. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Marousi, Greece.


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