Emoov launches Opendoor-style UK business


Karl Tomusk

Online estate agency Emoov has launched a residential ‘instant buyer’ scheme in the UK, giving homeowners the option to sell their properties quickly.

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Bruntwood SciTech makes Cambridge debut


Karl Tomusk

Bruntwood SciTech has expanded into the UK’s ‘golden triangle’ of elite research universities, acquiring a £46.2m long leasehold of Melbourn Science Park in Cambridge.

Brendan Wallace And Brad Greiwe

Proptech catches SPAC bug


Karl Tomusk

Following deals to list Matterport and Opendoor, VC Fifth Wall has raised $345m in the IPO of its first SPAC as proptech investors pile into the boom in ‘blank cheque companies’.

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CHAOS raises €1.5m to help predict growth of cities

Finnish urban demographics forecaster CHAOS has announced the successful closure of a €1.5m funding round led by sustainability-focused Swedish investment firm Nidoco with angel investors Kai Keituri, Tapio Heikkilä, and Stefan Lindberg also participating.

Media Pack 2021

PlaceTech Media Pack 2021 launches

PlaceTech has published its 2021 media pack setting out its extensive marketing and consultancy services, including bespoke packages, online event hosting and campaign planning.