Emoov

Emoov launches Opendoor-style UK business

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Karl Tomusk

Online estate agency Emoov has launched a residential ‘instant buyer’ scheme in the UK, giving homeowners the option to sell their properties quickly.

JamesMorrisManuel

BIG INTERVIEW: Matterport

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Karl Tomusk

Matterport is due to go public in a massive $2.9bn deal this year. Taking a brief break from the mission to digitalise the entire built environment, James Morris-Manuel, MD of EMEA at Matterport, speaks to Karl Tomusk about what lies ahead.

Brendan Wallace And Brad Greiwe

Proptech catches SPAC bug

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Karl Tomusk

Following deals to list Matterport and Opendoor, VC Fifth Wall has raised $345m in the IPO of its first SPAC as proptech investors pile into the boom in ‘blank cheque companies’.

Openpath President James Segil

PODCAST | James Segil, Openpath

How would you spend $63m? Openpath’s founders are “on a tear” says James Segil, using their sizeable budget last year to add cloud-managed access control to 24m sq ft of space. Segil explains how they achieved that figure.

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CHAOS raises €1.5m to help predict growth of cities

Finnish urban demographics forecaster CHAOS has announced the successful closure of a €1.5m funding round led by sustainability-focused Swedish investment firm Nidoco with angel investors Kai Keituri, Tapio Heikkilä, and Stefan Lindberg also participating.