It’s no secret the rental market is a mess, but Brisbane startup Rent Rabbit is already fixing things up. And with their EOI campaign, you can get in on the ground floor and clean up too. This proptech startup founded by brothers James and Ben Pretty has been called “a kind of TripAdvisor for renters”,… Read more »
OwnHome, a fintech startup that wants to turn renters into property owners, has raised $31 million in a Series A. The round was led by VC firm Square Peg with existing backers including the Commonwealth Bank’s VC arm X15, GFC, Entrée Capital, AfterWork, and Possible Ventures doubling down on the startup. The cash injection is… Read more »
Data and analytics startup smrtr has raised $2.5 million from property giant Stockland as it looks to use data to drive retail sales. Stockland has been a client of the data-as-a-service venture, founded in 2009 by Dr Boris Guennewig and Georgie Brooke, since 2013, and an earlier investment from the property company in October 2020… Read more »
Properlytics, a new proptech platform for property owners to keep track of the value of their investments has been released by Brisbane fintech developer Brodie Haupt. Designed so investors can manage and track the performance of their real estate portfolio and keep all the information at their fingertips, Properlytics saves hours in record-keeping and staying… Read more »
An Airtasker founder is taking on property sales with an app he’s calling ‘LinkedIn for real estate’
Soho app CEO Jonathan Lui. Source: supplied After transforming the gig economy with an odd jobs app, Airtasker co-founder Jonathan Lui decided to turn his attention to real estate two years ago. The result is Soho, a property app that’s already being used by 30,000 people and connects owners, agents, buyers and renters. Lui describes… Read more »
Adelaide’s reputation as a startup hotspot took a massive leap last month when the release of the StartupBlink Startup Ecosystem Rankings 2019 report revealed the South Australian capital had cracked to top 150 global cities for startups, rising from 227 on the list to 143. Australia overall jumped six places from 11 to 5th. It’s… Read more »
On this episode, we chat about office space with Paul Edwards, General Manager of Workplace Experiences at Mirvac.
Given Australia’s love of everything property and real estate, it’s fitting that innovation in terms of real estate-focused startups is strong. Over the last few years we’ve seen a range of companies launch, doing everything from helping people find and rate an agent, easily create property listings, showcase off-market properties, allow vendors to sell their… Read more »
Coworking community The Commons has secured a strategic investment from Melbourne-based property development group Riverlee that will help it scale its operations from three locations to 15 over the next three years.
Property investment startup BrickX has launched Smart Invest, a new automated platform aiming to help users save for a deposit.
MYBOS was founded by former building manager Sam Khalef after he grew tired of dealing with the problems of the mix of systems he was having to use.
New Zealand startup Re-Leased has raised NZ$2.3 million ($2.11 million) in funding to further its growth in the UK and other international markets.
Property developer Mirvac has opened The Third Space, a coworking hub in its Broadway shopping centre in Sydney.
While the ultra-rich of Australia, as Domain termed them, snap up harbourside properties that are so big they get a name (you know a house is fancy when it’s on an estate and has a name, like Elaine, the $71 million Point Piper property Atlassian cofounder Scott Farquhar bought in 2016), reality for most other… Read more »
Property platform YouWish believes there are homeowners who, while they don’t necessarily want to sell, could be drawn into selling for the right price.