David Walsh
Funding

Proptech CIM raises $10 million Series A

- September 20, 2022 2 MIN READ

Climate focused proptech startup CIM (Continuous Intelligent Monitoring) has raised  $10 million in a Series A. The round was led by Five V Capital, alongside Carthona Capital and several property executives, including Mark Steinert, former CEO of Stockland. The round values the business at more than $100 million. The new funds will be used to… Read more »

Funding

Seven backs real estate media baron Antony Catalano in $100 million proptech play

- August 19, 2022 3 MIN READ

Seven West Media’s venture capital arm has thrown its weight behind a new proptech startup consortium by former Domain boss Antony Catalano and investor Alex Waislitz targeting the real estate sector. View Media Group (VMG) is a real estate digital media and agent services business, involving B2C and B2B proptech platforms. They include The Today… Read more »

Other tech

Proptech startup Arcanite hits $1 billion benchmark for off-the-plan property sales

- June 28, 2022 2 MIN READ

Arcanite, an off-the-plan sales management software solution, has set out to transform the way off-the-plan developments are sold using virtual reality and is now looking to help people crack into the property market. The proptech helps property developers and real estate agents simplify the management of their sales channels and projects, rapidly growing their networks… Read more »

People

Here are the winners of the 2022 Proptech awards

- June 9, 2022 2 MIN READ

PropHero, the AI-enabled digital property investment platform that helps people find, buy and manage investment properties, was named the Startup Proptech of the Year at the Proptech Association’s second annual Proptech Awards. It was one of several startup recognised alongside scaleup companies. The awards were held in Sydney with more than 300 people at the sold-out… Read more »

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Funding

REA backs proptech app Managed in $5.3 million raise

- May 30, 2022 2 MIN READ

Payments and real estate property management platform Managed App has raised $5.3 million. The round was led by REA Group and Momentum Markets. The funds will be used to grow the sales, marketing and development teams, as the five-year-old startup looks to double its user base over the next year. Founded in 2017 by Nick… Read more »

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Other tech

Here are the finalists in the Australian Proptech Awards

- May 11, 2022 2 MIN READ

The Proptech Association Australia (PAA) has announced the finalists in the 2022 Proptech Awards, the only nationally coordinated awards for Australia’s booming property technology sector.   PAA President Kylie Davis said entries for the 2022 awards jumped 31% on last year to 124 across the 23 categories.  “It’s super exciting to celebrate these success stories in… Read more »

Other tech

House-sharing startup The Room Xchange launched verification for potential roomies

- April 4, 2022 2 MIN READ

Melbourne startup The Room Xchange has launched a mandatory verification feature on its house-sharing platform. Founder and CEO Ludwina Dautovic said the new ‘Verified’ feature also ensures that all profiles are real and current, with the site’s search algorithms simplifying the matching process to make it easier for people to find the right housemate based on personality,… Read more »

Funding

Construction app Canibuild nails $8 million Series A

- March 7, 2022 2 MIN READ

Residential building software platform canibuild has raised $8 million in a Series A. The round was led by EVP, with support from Regal Funds Management, with the funds earmarked towards growth in Australia, New Zealand and the US, and plans to expand into additional markets Founded in 2020 by Timothy and Stella Cocaro, Deepankur Malhotra… Read more »

Funding

Proptech startup PropHero raises $1.6 million seed round

- February 18, 2022 2 MIN READ

Australian proptech venture PropHero has raised $1.6 million seed round for its property investment platform. The round was led by GFC Global Founders Capital and supported by AfterWork Ventures, Jelix Ventures and The Fund. The cash is earmarked to improve the company’s data models and digital customer experience, key hires, and to expand the footprint nationally across Australia… Read more »

David Ingram
Funding

Proptech lending marketplace CrowdProperty raises $1.5 million seed round

- October 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

Marketplace lending platform CrowdProperty Australia has raised $1.5 million in a seed round as it aims to ramp up finance for SME property development. The raise was led by developer Oscar Done, supported by several property, financial services, and tech investors including Black Nova VP Alex Retzlaff and former TripAdvisor technology VP Jeff Lewis.  CrowdProperty launched… Read more »

Funding

Proptech startup ProcurePro raises $2.6 million seed round

- October 4, 2021 2 MIN READ

Construction contracting tech startup ProcurePro has raised $2.6 million in a seed round. The funding round included several local construction industry executives, including Geoff Tarrant, co-founder of construction progressive payments fintech Payapps, as well as several Australian and US-based investors. It will be used to accelerate Australian and international growth plans. Founder and CEO Alastair… Read more »