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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.

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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?

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WiredScore moves into residential market

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Nicholas Fearn

The broadband rating service has chosen the UK to launch its WiredScore Home certificate aimed at build-to-rent landlords. Four thousand units are committed at launch from customers including Legal & General, Patrizia, Long Harbour, Town Centre Securities, Argent, Ask, Richardson and LaSalle.  

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The changing role of…residential developers

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Nicola Byrne

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The ways in which people are choosing to live are constantly changing. Alongside the housing supply shortage and increasing pressure from conscious consumers, residential developers are having to turn to new methods of construction and technologies to prevent being left behind.

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The changing role of…estate agents

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Nicola Byrne

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Tech is changing how estate agents are selling and letting properties. Whether that's automating processes to provide agents with more time to add a human touch to transactions, or embracing the age of social media to sell homes to the younger generations that are adverse to talking on the phone.

10 themes from FUTURE: PropTech

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Nicola Byrne + Paul Unger

What was hot on the conference stages and exhibition floor at the biggest ever pure proptech gathering in the UK attended by nearly 2,000 people in London on Tuesday?