Mark 1-2 July on your calendar for Relevation, a two-day virtual event serving as the digital meeting point for proptech startups and investors

The calendar for startup events has been completely cleared as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and as a result many organisers have turned to virtual events. These digital-only conferences and meetups help to keep the dialogs and networks open among startups, investors and clients. On July 1-2, PropTech Lab, a Belgian organisation supporting the […]


Berlin-based proptech startup ecoworks gets €5 million for carbon-neutral renovations and clean energy

Berlin-based proptech startup ecoworks has secured €5 million in seed funding for its climate-neutral approach to building modernisation. Surplus Invest led the round, with support from PropTech1 Ventures and wi venture, a German fund focused on sustainability. The proptech startup uses industrial prefabrication, digital processes, and energy systems to modernise multi-family houses with up to […]


Dutch rental platform HousingAnywhere acquires Rentmate to capture medium-term market in Iceland

Rotterdam-based HousingAnywhere has bought Icelandic rental platform Rentmate, the latest step toward the Dutch company’s goal of becoming the largest end-to-end online rental platform in Europe by 2022. The deal comes just two months after acquiring the German housing advertising website, Studenten-WG. “Iceland is an emerging destination for international students, so strengthening our presence there […]


French startup Qarnot bags €6 million Series B for sustainable cloud computing technology that heats buildings and water

Qarnot Computing, a French company developing sustainable high performance computing (HPC), has raised a €6 million Series B round from Banque des Territoires, Caisse des Dépôts, Engie Rassembleur d’Énergies, A/O PropTech, and Groupe Casino. A combination of climate tech and cloud computing, Qarnot sells cloud computing capacity to clients. When its computer servers generate heat, […]


Turkish proptech startup Apsiyon gets $5 million for all-in-one property management software

Apsiyon, an Istanbul-based property management software, has raised $5 million in a round led by Earlybird VC’s Digital East Fund with participation from angel investor Jak Baruh. The company plans to use the funds for international expansion, regional acquisitions, and fuel for becoming an all-around marketplace of lifestyle services for residents. Founded in 2012, the […]