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Why Is PropTech a Dirty Word to Estate Agents?

 

The Viking Estate Agent and leader of Base Property in London – KB is well known and loved personality in the UK Property Industry. I Interviewed him on the Watkinsofa in early 2019 about the state of UK Estate Agency, PropTech and other issues with regard to the UK Estate and Letting Agency Industry.  

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Christopher Watkin

A look at property related Crowdfunding projects week 12 of 2019

 

There will always be one type of start up within the property industry that is looking to raise some finance, here is a quick overview of which are looking for what across Crowdcube and Seedrs – Know of any more this week then let us know! Crowdcube: Propio – Propio is changing the way that people invest in property. With £7.5m+…

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£2.2 million investment in to GetAgent

 

The estate agency comparison concept that is GetAgent has recently raised a sum of £2.2 million from a selection of investors to include Christian Woolfended (PhotoBox). GetAgent are said to be receiving 10,000 enquiries a month via their platform, 50,000 home sellers Helped and over 5,000 agents registered to their service. GetAgent.co.uk (currently they do not…

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A look at property related Crowdfunding projects this week

 

There will always be one type of start up within the property industry that is looking to raise some finance, here is a quick overview of which are looking for what across Crowdcube and Seedrs – Know of any more this week then let us know! Crowdcube: Trend – Only 11% of the £17.7bn UK furniture…

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SDL SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS ACROSS THE NATION

 

Entrepreneurs nationwide are being given the opportunity to flourish, with the backing of the industry’s first property management franchising scheme – SDL Property Partners, and its parent company SDL Group. Driven by its commitment to revolutionise the industry for its customers, it has enabled many to own not just one, but multiple businesses within the…

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Architrave secures €2M funding

 

Berlin based #Proptech start up company Architrave, digitising asset management, have secured themselves a €2 million investment from PropTech1 Ventures to digitise real estate documentation. The world of #PropTech continues to grab headline features with growth and investments globally of which Architrave alongside investment from PropTech1 Ventures (Germany’s foremost VC fund focusing on European proptech startups) are one…

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Over €100M In Online Bids

 

Irish property technology (PropTech) startup Beagel has today announced that over €100m of bids have been placed through its online bidding technology beagelbid.ie. According to CEO Healy Hynes, the response by the sector has been nothing short of “phenomenal”. “Beagel brings transparency and efficiency to what is arguably the most stressful experience someone can go…

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Residential development review site launches

 

Being titled as the ‘Tripadvisor’ for property, allowing tenants and home owners the chance to rate and review new builds, a new concept is hitting the market. Homeviews are said to be bringing transparency to the residential property market for the first time allowing users to read up on property before committing to living in…

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PropTech in Estate Agency – Waste of Time or its Saviour

 

In very late 2018, Damon Bullimore, Co-Founder and Chief Information Officer of Brief Your Market and the EA industry legend that is ex Chief of YourMove, David Newnes (and now Director of Brief Your Market) dropped by the studios in Grantham to chat about the EA industry, PropTech, online vs hybrid vs High St Estate…

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Christopher Watkin

“How Tech will Improve the Property Industry” – LoveFilm Founder William Reeve

 

William Reeve, Founder of LoveFilm and initial Angel investor and Non-Exec Director of Zoopla, who also helped, found and grew Graze and Secret Escapes, former Head of Operations and indeed Undercover Boss at Paddy Power talks to me about what his thoughts and opinions on everything Proptech, Lettings and running a big company like Goodlord…

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Christopher Watkin

Wealth Migrate raise £1.6 million via Seedrs

 

Over funded at 217% on Seedrs, Wealth Migrate have raised over £1.5 million via the crowdfunding platform Seedrs – See there pitch here. “Making global property investing available to anyone, anywhere, from any amount, safe & simple.” The current valuation due to the recent successful raise puts the company now at £17 million. Global real estate…

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Airbnb purchases Gaest from Denmark

 

With a vision for the meeting-space rentals marketing, Airbnb have snapped up Danish #proptech company, who offer a sleek solution for booking office-space venues for short term rentals, Gaest. The company which was founded only back in 2015 in Denmark already operates a global service that facilitates the likes of booking offices / commercial space…

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Daily Mail highlights #PropTech

 

#PropTech certainly gets its fair share of PR exposure across industry news channels, investment and technology channels especially as new innovation and ideas seem to be hitting the market what would appear every single day. The national press also are happy to highlight the topic with The Daily Mail giving exposure to the increasing number…

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Christopher Walkey

Proptech Giant Goodlord Founder Tom discusses Proptech

 

Proptech Giant Goodlord Founder Tom discusses Proptech In late Autumn 2018, myself and the video crew popped down to the HQ of Goodlord in the City of London to chat with Tom, Donovan and William of Goodlord to talk all things Proptech, Letting Agency and Goodlord..and from that … We recorded 10 video interviews on…

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Christopher Watkin

GeoPhy is going to reveal the Real Value of your property

 

A Dutch AI Startup, GeoPhy, is looking to create waves in the real estate sector by identifying the real value of property. Founded in 2004 and part led by Dutch entrepreneur and co-founder Sander Mulders – The company has raised USD $33 million from investors to boost its global expansion. Investment has come from the likes…

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