PropTech1 Ventures approaches maximum fund target
PropTech1 Ventures, the European venture capital fund for the untapped innovation potential of the real estate industry, has raised further investment capital into the millions and reached approximately two-thirds of its maximum volume for Fund 1.
Willow appoints head of Europe to spearhead growth
Willow, the provider of digital twin solutions for modern, efficient smart infrastructure and real estate, has announced the appointment of Marc Maathuis as head of Europe.
Love Ventures appoints senior advisor
Tech start-up investor, Love Ventures, which specialises in the FinTech, PropTech and ConsumerTech sectors, has appointed Andrew Hynard as a senior advisor to assist with the growth of its venture capital business.
Charting proptech’s successes, against the odds
The New York edition of Propel by MIPIM, the new name for the conference previously known as MIPIM Proptech, moved fully online in December 2020 in response to the challenges posed by the global health crisis.
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.
Union, Germantech launch hybrid solution for 5th PropTech Innovation Award
German fund manager Union Investment Real Estate and the Berlin-based Germantech have announced the launch of their fifth annual PropTech Innovation Award.
HousingAnywhere raises €24m and buys Dutch rental platform
HousingAnywhere, a European rental accommodation marketplace for young professionals and international students, has raised €24 mln in a Series C funding.
NREP partners with proptech AI Spacemaker to maximise daylight
Nordic real estate company NREP is partnering with proptech AI Spacemaker to maximise sunlight and daylight in new build properties.
99Home announce new partnership with Mortgage Advice Bureau
99Home, the UK’s 5th largest hybrid and online estate agent has teamed up with Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB).
Proptech ZiggyTec partners with Hines on carbon emissions
Dublin-based proptech company ZiggyTec has agreed a partnership with Hines, the international real estate firm, to help monitor energy levels and reduce carbon emissions across the firm's European portfolio.