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Habito lands £5.5m in Series A round led by Silicon Valley’s Ribbit Capital
posted on January 23, 2017

Online mortgage broker Habito has closed a £5.5m Series A funding round led by Silicon Valley-based investor Ribbit Capital.


The smart home revolution: Will it ever happen?
posted on January 6, 2017

A smart home that gives you what you want, when you want. It sounds great, but will it ever become a reality? Emily Spaven explores.


Using tech to make property greener
posted on January 3, 2017

Here’s how companies are leveraging technology to produce energy and manage its consumption.


Property Partner: The UK’s latest PropTech success story
posted on January 2, 2017

Property Partner may only be two years old, but it’s already closed four funding rounds and gained some impressive investors. Emily Spaven speaks to the company’s CEO and founder.


Residential property and the impact of technology
posted on December 19, 2016

Tech has re-shaped the residential property space in recent years, but how much room is left for disruption? Beth Daniel explores.


Clean tech startup Switchee closes £605,000 Seed round
posted on October 3, 2016

Clean tech startup Switchee has raised £605,000 in Seed funding to expand the reach of its smart thermostat technology.

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Startup Weekly: New Cisco collaboration, PI Labs partnership & more
posted on August 5, 2016

Here’s your weekly round up of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and any other exciting things happening in the UK tech sector.

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London property tech company Virtual Walkthrough acquired by US VR firm
posted on July 14, 2016

London-based proptech company Virtual Walkthrough has been acquired by Matterport, an immersive media and VR tech firm headquartered in California. As a result of the transaction, Virtual Walkthrough will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Matterport. The company has also confirmed that James Morris-Manuel, founding partner of Virtual Walkthrough, will continue to hold a senior…

Ian Parry (left) and Andy Miles (right) - close up gets £1.5m in funding to grow its user base
posted on June 21, 2016, a commercial property search engine, has landed £1.5m in funding from a group of property and tech investors led by Kirsh Family Office and Lloyd Dorfman’s Esselco Group. Founded in 2014, Realla seeks to help tenants, investors and agents source property and will use the funds to accelerate its growth and develop its technology further….


Rental platform Goodlord raises £2m to disrupt property market
posted on May 18, 2016

Goodlord, a rental platform based in London, has raised £2m in seed funding in order to shake up the rental market. The funding round drew support from Robin and Saul Klein’s LocalGlobe Capital and Global Founders Capital. Goodlord, which brings together tenants, landlords and letting agents through the cloud, is set to use the newly…

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Property Partner closes £15.9m Series B round led by Octopus Ventures
posted on March 7, 2016

Property Partner, a crowdfunding platform that enables anyone to invest in residential property, has closed a £15.9m Series B funding round led by Octopus Ventures. Bringing the company’s total funding to £22.5m, the round also drew support from Index Ventures and Dawn Capital. Dan Gandesha, CEO at Property Partner, commented on the raise:”This significant investment…


Plentific links up with The Conveyancing Association
posted on April 23, 2015 has teamed up with The Conveyancing Association as it looks to support homebuyers and homeowners in their search for reliable local conveyancers. Plentific and the Conveyancing Association will work closely together to help improve communication between users and conveyancers by identifying the common problems during the home purchase or sale. This relationship will increase…

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Challenger bank Monzo announces £19.5m investment
posted on February 23, 2017