Datscha, a web-based information and services provider for the Swedish, Finnish and UK real estate markets owned by US data group RCA, has launched a new feature which tracks lease expiry dates in the UK.
Samuel Warren will lead UK operations for HqO, serving as managing director, UK and be responsible for building a team in London. Julia Paolucci takes on the managing director role for France.
European proptech start-up Consorto, which has offices in the Netherlands and Estonia, has raised seed funding of €500,000.
Jasper (jasper.io), a proptech company providing access to high-quality commercial real estate investment opportunities, has raised funding from M7 Real Estate, the pan-European investment and asset manager with €9bn of assets under management.
Lavanda, the pioneering technology platform enabling institutional real estate portfolios to profit legitimately from Airbnb-style homestays and homesharing, has secured a $5 million Series-A round led by Henley Ventures, the venture arm of global private equity real estate investor Henley Investments.
Samuel Warren will lead UK operations for HqO, serving as managing director, UK and be responsible for building a team in London. Julia Paolucci takes on the managing director role for France. Based in Paris, Paolucci formerly served as global head of business development for competitor Workwell.
MetaProp founders Aaron Block and Zach Aarons have written an insightful book on the future of real estate. Review by Karel Beckman
But it isn't enough to just possess data, as explains Richard Gerritsen, European director of California-based software company Yardi Systems
Yardi Systems, the US software group, aims to double its turnover in Europe in the next three to five years, the company’s European director Richard Gerritsen has said.
The Asia Pacific region has enormous potential as a leading proptech market. A confluence of structural drivers, regional idiosyncrasies and venture capital funding are combining to accelerate innovation in proptech throughout the diverse Asia Pacific region. Perhaps the most striking difference with Europe: the sheer size of the market. Thailand-based journalist James Wallace reports.