WeMaintain Benoit Dupont

Prove tech can fix problems to win trust

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Karl Tomusk

Speaking to PlaceTech shortly after raising €30m in Series B funding, WeMaintain’s Benoit Dupont said his company is growing within a part of the market where tech solutions often collect data and tell landlords what the issues in a building are – but fail to deliver the solutions themselves.

Pebble Sidewalk Labs

Could a simple parking sensor improve our cities?

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Karl Tomusk

Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet’s innovation business, has created a low-cost, real-time sensor to manage and understand how parking spaces are used in an effort to kickstart better placemaking.

Wondrwall Products

Wondrwall snaps up solar energy firms

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Karl Tomusk

The company that ‘gives homes a brain’, has acquired two UK solar energy businesses as it scales up the rollout of its net-zero energy products.