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15 Nov 2016

DTI endorses Pi Labs Seed Programme

Pi Labs has been endorsed by the Department for International Trade (DIT) as a Seed Accelerator. This means that Pi Labs will now be able to support applications for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa entry to the UK. If you are interested in applying for the Pi Labs accelerator programme and would like more information on […]

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11 Oct 2016

EUROPE’S LEADING PROPTECH VC, PI LABS, FORMS STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP WITH CBRE

Europe’s first proptech-focused venture capital investor, Pi (Property Innovation) Labs, has formed a strategic business relationship with CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services company. The business relationship focuses on the mutual exchange of property industry expertise and insights into the emerging trends and developments in the rapidly growing proptech sector. Both parties will […]

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13 Sep 2016

Why Join the Pi Labs Programme?

As we gear up for our next accelerator programme I thought it would be useful to write about what happens during the programme and what start-ups can expect to get out of it. THE PI LABS PROGRAMME First Week – Understanding Their Vision In the first week we go through why the founders have chosen [...]
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04 Aug 2016

Pi Labs enters into a strategic funding partnership with Bosa Ventures

Pi Labs partners with major Canadian luxury real estate development company to facilitate North American expansion for its portfolio companies Property Innovation Labs (Pi Labs), Europe’s first proptech-focused VC, has entered into a strategic funding partnership for its accelerator programme with Bosa Ventures, the investment arm of one of Canada’s most respected property firms – […]

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17 Jul 2016

A Note to Our Investors, Partners & Portfolio Companies

The last few weeks have created a sense of uncertainty and chaos, as politicians grapple with the reality of the Referendum result. The implications for the UK are far reaching and every industry, without fail, will feel the winds of change. The Tech industry is no different and we have received numerous requests from media, […]

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05 Jul 2016

The Proptech BOOM: UK Startup Plentific Raises £2 Million

One of the UK’s fastest growing ‘proptech’ startups, Plentific, raises £2m in funding, bringing total investment in the company to just over £2.9m. The latest round of investment includes major backing from a number of high profile angel and tech investors and Property Innovation Labs (Pi Labs), Europe’s first venture capital platform to invest exclusively […]

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07 Apr 2016

JV Partner For Pi Labs’ Accelerator Programme

PI LABS ENTERS INTO JV PARTNERSHIP WITH THE COLLECTIVE FOR ITS ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME  Europe’s first property technology (proptech) focused accelerator will be based in The Collective’s Bedford Square HQ LONDON, 07 APRIL, 2016 – Pi (Property Innovation) Labs – Europe’s first proptech-focused venture capital platform, has brought onboard the pioneering property start-up The Collective as […]

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25 Jan 2016

Our Plans For The Future

It’s been an exciting year here at Pi Labs – we set up and launched Europe’s first proptech accelerator; invested in and graduated 10 proptech companies; and signed up over 110 mentors to work with our companies. On top of that, one of our companies has already raised a Seed round of £350k. And we […]

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25 Jan 2016

RoomFlick Matches People With Spare Rooms And Properties

Over the coming weeks we’ll be interviewing our teams to better understand who they are and what they’re building. This week we would like to introduce you to RoomFlick. Ross Nichols  – Co-Founder Ross has been working in digital marketing for 10 years across media and technology brands. He loves gigs, most sports and is always […]

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25 Jan 2016

Switchee: A Smart Thermostat For Managed Accommodation

BUILDING A HIGH-GROWTH PROPTECH START-UP FEATURING SWITCHEE Welcome Switchee! Please introduce yourselves to the Pi Labs community. Switchee is a smart thermostat for managed accommodation such as social and student housing. It learns a household’s weekly routine and automatically turns the heating off when no one is home. Switchee combats rising energy costs, increases building […]

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