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A nordic contech startup Builderhead raised $ 1 million in seed funding for next-generation project management software for the construction industry. The round was led by Finnish venture capital firm Superhero Capital. New seed investors also included Ari Aarniovuori, a former Admicom director. The company’s......

Over the last years, the construction industry has seen increasing societal pressure calling on all its players to reduce their carbon emissions and set a course for a net-zero carbon future. Architects, engineers, manufacturers, contractors, and developers all have a responsibility towards this climate emergency......

The New HyperIn Mobile Intranet App brings the digital workplace to your fingertips. “We wanted to redefine what a shopping center Intranet looks like.” Petteri Lappalainen – Head of Product Development at HyperIn Within a year many things have changed in retail real estate, but......

Construction company YIT harnesses the power of GBuilder’s collaboration platform YIT is the largest Finnish and a significant north European urban developer and construction company with 3.4 billion euro revenue and thousands of apartments built annually. Their goal is to create more sustainable, functional, and......

The inaugural Nordic PropTech Awards will be presented in Copenhagen in 2022, on the back of strong Nordic collaboration and a burgeoning proptech ecosystem.  The adoption of new technology in real estate has rocketed during the pandemic. Whether it’s virtual tours, data-driven real estate decisions,......

Despite all the challenges we have faced in 2020, the proptech scene in Finland has grown by 10% in the number of companies. We have included 166 startups in our map this year. Same as in 2020, most companies are developing solutions for managing and......

Estonian startup Bidrento said it has raised an undisclosed investment from the founders of Pipedrive for expansion of its rental property management platform in Central Europe. The round was led by Timo Rein and Urmas Purde, founders of the sales management software company Pipedrive, and......

PropTech Finland member R8 Technologies (R8tech) has won the GREAT Tech for Change category at the Tech Rocketship awards Europe 2020–21 hosted by United Kingdom’s Department for International Trade (DIT). The recognition will further strengthen the company’s presence in UK and internationally. As a category winner,......

How digitalisation impacts the homebuyer journey The publication of the Real Estate Barometer has become a thing to look forward to each year. WES Research and Bereal list, among other survey results, how the average citizen looks at each and every stakeholder in the building process. How......

Finnish ConTech company GBuilder has completed a €2M financing round led by Amavi Capital with participation from existing investors Butterfly Ventures and Vendep Capital. The funds will be used to accelerate international expansion in their target markets which include the UK and DACH. “We quickly......

Winners’ for the 2020 Artificial Intelligence Awards proudly hosted by Wealth & Finance have been announced. R8 Technologies has been awarded by the Best Building Energy Efficiency Solution: R8 Digital Operator of Award for Innovation in AI-Based HVAC Optimization 2020. R8 Technologies is a technology......

4 tips – 7 best practices Think about the last time you had a really great experience as a customer. Do you remember how you felt right after? Now do the same for the last time you had a poor experience as a customer.  Positive......

Davos Energy Week is taking place January 19-21 this year, streamed from Davos, Swizerland. This is a global online event aiming to draw the attention of world’s business leaders to key issues of the energy industry. It includes a series of online panels, keynotes, presentations,......

Matolog.fi introduced a new patented measurement technology suitable to deliver different types of sensors, such as road icing, mould growth, concrete maturity, flooding and so on… This technology is a result of 4 years of extensive R&D in different areas: materials, radio design, electronics and......

Our dear TRACTR has changed the name and is called Spacent now, but their dedication to solving problems of inefficient use is as strong as ever. Spacent has launched a multi-location workspace network service, which enables companies to offer their employees a dynamic and flexible......