Crowded house! UK has over 600 proptech firms, new information service claims

first_imgProptech gurus James Dearsley and Eddie Holmes have launched their much-anticipated global hub, backed by £150,000 from several investors including a leading property finance firm.The pair, who are both consultants and leading lights of the UK Proptech Association, have compiled a directory of the world’s 6,000 proptech firms and say they want it to help property professionals make better tech investment decisions.Unissu lists 600 UK-based firms including hybrid and online agents such as HouseSimple, Ewemove, easyProperty, Purplebricks and OpenRent but also more purely tech outfits such as Yomdel, Homeflow, Eyespy360, Jupix and Dezrez.The fast-moving nature of proptech is also highlighted by the directory; it still includes now defunct players Tepilo and Hatched.One-stop shopUnissu is a free one-stop shop for anyone supplying or buying proptech services and includes a searchable database, a forum, articles and videos by proptech influencers plus a jobs board. Paying members can use the platform to analyse which proptech is best for their property business.“We have spent six months cataloguing and analysing PropTech products from around the world,” says Eddie Holmes (left).“Throughout this journey, we have focused on making it easy for property professionals to search, understand and select the products that are most appropriate for them and their businesses.”Darryll Colthurst, who has backed Unissu and is a director of bricks-and-mortar investment firm Palmer Capital, says: “As a technologist at a property investment firm which is really embracing technology, I am delighted that Unissu’s features give me greater transparency and insight when it comes to understanding the market and making purchasing decisions on PropTech services.”James Dearsley Eddie Holmes unissu January 7, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Crowded house! UK has over 600 proptech firms, new information service claims previous nextProptechCrowded house! UK has over 600 proptech firms, new information service claimsListings on Unissu reveal how the tech sector has expanded in recent years despite the demise of some companies such as eMoov and Hatched.Nigel Lewis7th January 201901,566 Viewslast_img read more