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The face of work has changed almost beyond recognition. A decade ago, mentioning “working lives” brought up images of early morning and late evening commutes. Cars crawling along roads in and out of city centers, and office workers crammed into public transport were the norm.......

Digital technologies have permeated and, in some cases, disrupted every aspect of our personal and professional lives. Virtually no industry has been left untouched by digitization. However, the built environment industry appears to be lagging in some aspects. PropTech companies are trying to change the......

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns used to be afterthoughts for businesses. Firmly focused on delivering returns for shareholders, few companies truly considered the impact they had on their wider surroundings. Introspection triggered by the coronavirus pandemic led to a sea change. Financial returns are......

Just a few years ago, investors considering supporting startups were mostly looking at profitability. If PropTech founders could show that they were well on their way to delivering returns, they stood a good chance of securing that all-important funding. In 2022, the playing field has......

Finland has been a leader in property technology and construction technology. Using software to make businesses run more smoothly and profitably is one thing. But PropTech and ConTech have another role to play that reaches beyond the future of the real estate and construction sectors.......

The broad application of technology in real estate ventures is becoming more and more the norm world over. So, more players in the booming real estate market are buying into the idea of incorporating property technology in their ventures. But innovators are constantly pushing the......

The Nordic construction industry is set for a year of growth but also a year of transformation. As technology changes the way the sector does business and manages projects, other leading trends include digitization, sustainability, and environmental concerns. Finland is leading the field in some......

PropTech companies have had some significant success in recent years. But, especially if you look at the real estate landscape in Finland, you will see that the top PropTech companies could generate more funding. Historically, Finnish PropTech companies have struggled to find long-term investors, so......

Finland has been a leader in property technology – or PropTech – for a decade now. The country now has one of the highest numbers of PropTech companies per capita. As the coronavirus pandemic subsides, the industry is attracting renewed interest from international investors. The......

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......