Patrizia invests in Asian proptech VC platform, Taronga Ventures
Pan-European real estate investment specialist Patrizia has entered into a partnership with Asian proptech venture capital platform, Taronga Ventures, participating in the most recent close of its realtech ventures fund which invests in proptech in the Asia-Pacific region.
Software firm control.IT acquires peer Synapplix
German property software start-up Control.IT has inked a deal to take over its Munich-based competitor, Synapplix.
Incube's modular office panels seek to simplify social distancing
London-based workplace technology startup Incube has launched Office 2M, a three-step strategy that tackles the effects of changing working patterns as a result of the global pandemic.
Firestarters – The Establishment: Vanessa Butz CEO and Founder of District Technologies
Vanessa Butz, CEO and Founder of District Technologies, and her diverse team in London, Lisbon and New York are working at the intersection of cities and technology, delivering digital solutions for real estate and corporate clients to connect work communities that people love and enjoy every day.
Editor's Letter: Innovation without barriers
The Editor of our September 2019 issue, Anthony O'Connor, explains how diversity, acceptance and change should go hand-in-hand as the proptech industry evolves.
As women make up less than one in 10 founders in proptech, the entire industry needs to make a concerted effort to encourage, inspire and motivate more diversity of thought to better serve its diverse, global customer base.
Unicorn status is either a great ambition or an over-hyped goal depending on your view. But growing tomorrow’s European proptech success stories to a $1 billion-equivalent valuation will take a more mature European ecosystem of financial capital, skilled people and bags of collaboration.
Proptech’s age-related opportunities are blooming
Here’s what three great agetech/proptech companies are doing to create better living outcomes for our senior citizens.
New lettings platform targets BtR landlords
A new automated lettings platform, PlanetRent, has been launched targeting the UK's burgeoning build-to-rent (BtR) sector, offering faster lease-up rates and better insight into the performance of their portfolios.
RE5Q appoints Michael Spies to its board of directors
Real estate data provider RE5Q has announced the addition of Michael Spies to its non-executive board.
New PropTech company launches income risk indices for CRE market
London-based Income Analytics has announced the launch of a new set of indices and benchmarks for quantifying real estate income risk, using data on more than 355 million global companies from global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, Dun & Bradstreet.
New product 'puts AI power in a deal's virtual data room'
Digital data room provider Drooms and real estate data analyser Realxdata have announced a joint service they say can help acquisition managers and brokers, by making deals more quick and simple to organise and execute.
Drooms inks partnership deal with Coyote Software
Pan-European provider of virtual data rooms Drooms and acquisition and asset management platform Coyote Software have joined forces to develop an integrated proposition for the commercial real estate (CRE) industry.
Former Rockspring CEO among new investors into commercial real estate investment app
Former Rockspring Property Investment Managers CEO, Robert Gilchrist, is among a second tranche of angel investors who are backing the proptech app for commercial real estate investment appraisals, Dashflow for CRE.