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ONE MONTH TO GO | PlaceTech Prize deadline nears

Property and tech businesses have just one month left to enter the PlaceTech Prize 2019, for a chance at high-profile recognition as real estate game-changers, as we celebrate innovation at its best in the industry.

Paddy Phillips IPSX

IPSX adds to sales team ahead of first IPO

The International Property Securities Exchange has strengthened its management to increase marketing of the new property stockmarket’s benefits to potential building owners interested in listing.

Spacemaker raises $25m to design better cities

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Nicola Byrne

The Norway-based AI startup, used by developers and architects to generate and analyse development designs, will use the $25m to accelerate the company’s roll out and grow product, engineering and commercial teams.

Ocado Van

Ocado bets £17m on vertical farming

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Nicholas Fearn

The online grocer is investing £17m into the emerging vertical farming sector as it continues to diversify its technology portfolio.

MIPIM PROPTECH EUROPE 2018 CONFERENCES START UP COMPETITION

MetaProp to launch $100m fund

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Nicholas Fearn

The New York-based venture capital fund is looking to raise $100m for its latest investment programme, MetaProp Ventures III, according to a filing submitted to the US Securities & Exchange Commission.

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Help shape property’s roadmap: share your insight

Tech is moving faster than a lot of industries can keep up - but why has real estate been so slow to disrupt and change? What route does property need to take in order to act on the unprecedented opportunities to engage in innovation?

Edmond de Rothschild embraces AI with new fund

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Nicola Byrne

Edmond de Rothschild, which comprises €150bn in assets under management, has set up a new fund it claims uses Artificial Intelligence to identify attractive investment opportunities in key European cities.