JLL JiLL

JLL launches AI app JiLL

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Nicola Byrne

Employees can use voice or text to converse with the app to remove time-intensive tasks such as organising meetings, and finding available desks.

QFlow Founders Jade And Brittany

Qflow receives funding to work on HS2

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Nicola Byrne

The startup, which uses machine learning to predict environmental impacts during engineering and operational works, has received funding from government initiative Innovate UK to work on the planned high speed railway.

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.

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.

OfficeApp

Office App raises €4.3m for global expansion

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Nicholas Fearn

The investment round for the workplace experience platform was led by German VC Join Capital and Austria-based Signa Innovations, along with backing from UK-based specialist proptech VC Pi Labs.

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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.

Linda Antony Equiem

Equiem adds to board with focus on space analytics

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Paul Unger

The fast-growing tenant community platform has added respected proptech commentator and advisor Antony Slumbers, and Linda J Isaacson, director of business intelligence at First American Title, to its advisory board.

Essensys IPO

Essensys IPO raises £28m

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Paul Unger

The cloud software used by flexible office operators has raised £14m for shareholders and the same again for the company to clear its debt and invest in growth, through a listing on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Estate Agent Keys 2

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.