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INVESTMENT FOCUS

As an early stage venture capital investor with a focus on PropTech, we identify exceptional founders that work on tech-enabled solutions in the real estate space. We support young companies in the long term not only with capital but more importantly with operational expertise and industry access.

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Our investment philosophy

For us venture capital is about people and it is about change. There is nothing to invest in without intrinsically driven people who dare to innovate. These new innovations turn out to be the engine of society´s wealth in the future.

We share our expertise, we support in tackling challenging roadblocks, and we leverage our real estate network to enable our portfolio companies to scale their businesses successfully.

COMPANIES

We invest in innovative startups with a dedicated focus on real estate (incl. construction and smart city).

STAGE

We invest in Seed and Series A rounds, with initial tickets starting from 500,000 Euros.

GEOGRAPHY

We support outstanding founders in Europe.

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OUR VALUE-ADD

We combine our knowledge and network within the real estate industry with leading expertise in technology-driven business models.

In-depth understanding of real estate

Unparalleled network in the property industry

Outstanding investment track record in PropTech

Strong tech and operational expertise

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HOW WE DEFINE PROPTECH

For us PropTech covers all aspects of innovation along the real estate value chain.

Planning

Software-enabled planning solutions

Smart city / design / VR / BIM / valuation

Construction

Hardware & software to enhance construction processes

Collaboration / modular building / progress tracking / materials / supply chain

Management

Software to improve management processes

Asset – / portfolio- / property – / energy management & reporting

Analytics

Hardware and software-enabled data processing

Big data / IoT / smart sensors / prediction / mapping / valuation

Transactions

Software driven B2B and B2C transaction platforms

Sales / rents / financing / equity release / insurance / home services

Shared economy

‘Real estate as a service’ solutions

Co-working / co-living / communities hospitality / mobility

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OUR INVESTMENT PROCESS

The first step in our investment process is usually an introductory call to get to know each other, followed by a first personal meeting. Subsequently we conduct our due diligence reviewing all relevant business documentation. The term sheet represents the first milestone and is followed by the legal due diligence, the signing of the investment documentation and the final transfer of funds.

STEP 1

Initial conversations

STEP 2

Business due diligence

STEP 3

Term sheet

STEP 4

Legal due diligence

STEP 5

Signing and funds transfer