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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.

Changing Role Of Lawyers

The changing role of…lawyers

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Nicola Byrne

Law firms are increasingly under pressure from clients to reduce fees and improve efficiency. As more data becomes available, and technologies muscle in to offer alternatives to various legal processes, how are lawyers adapting to stay relevant and retain clients?

Paul Unger Editor PlaceTech

Editor’s Note: Flexible future

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Paul Unger

Hubble and Essensys, two specialists in coworking and serviced offices, have conducted separate studies into the rise of flexible space. Here are some of my takeaways from scanning the 170 pages they produced.

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.

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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.

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WATCH | Pi Labs Demo Day 2019

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Nicholas Fearn

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After an intensive 15-weeks supporting six startups to develop their products, specialist proptech fund Pi Labs held a demo day to mark the end of the company's incubator programme.

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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.