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Houzz CEO Says Renovation Projects Make Some Couples Consider Divorce

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Houzz CEO Says Renovation Projects Make Some Couples Consider Divorce


November 14, 2017
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When remodeling or renovating their home, 12 percent of married couples consider divorce, according to survey data. 

“We started running surveys in the early days and got feedback from our community, and that was so prominent. And 12 percent did say, we did consider a divorce during that process,” said Adi Tararko, CEO and co-founder of Houzz, speaking at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit in Laguna Niguel, California. 

In June, Houzz raised $400 million in funding, valuing the company at around $4 billion, making Tatarko one of a handful of female CEOs of “unicorn” startups that are worth $1 billion or more.

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