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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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25 Jan 2016

Energywiser Makes Saving On Energy Bills As Easy As Turning Off The Lights When You Leave The Room

BUILDING A HIGH-GROWTH PROPTECH START-UP FEATURING ENERGYWISER Welcome Energywiser! Please introduce yourselves to the Pi Labs community. Energywiser wants to make saving on energy bills as easy as turning the lights off when you leave the room. UK households collectively overspend by £8 bn on their energy bills and we want to bring that number […]

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25 Jan 2016

Propoly: An Online Rental Community

Building a High Growth Proptech Start-Up Featuring Propoly Welcome Propoly! Please introduce yourselves to the Pi Labs community. Propoly is an online platform for the rental community. We provide an eco-system for landlords and tenants to interact at all stages of the rental process starting with finding a tenant and ending with fixing your boiler. Propoly […]

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25 Jan 2016

YourWelcome: Hotel TV Services To AirBnB Properties Via Connected Device

Welcome YourWelcome! Please introduce yourselves to the Pi Labs community. YourWelcome is a platform for Airbnb hosts to provide ‘hotel’ guest services and personal video welcomes via a connected device. We partner with market leading local services to enable guests to book everything from takeaways to gym access direct from the device. How did YourWelcome […]

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25 Jan 2016

Successful Candidates For Second Cohort

We are thrilled to announce the five companies that will be joining our next programme. As announced in the Estates Gazette, the five teams include:  ·      nanoget: nanoget revolutionises the way people rent, let and manage their homes online. As the first community of its kind, nanoget provides a one-step platform for landlords and tenants […]

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25 Jan 2016

Didn’t Get In To Pi Labs? Now What?

The obvious question any company will have when they are not accepted into an accelerator programme is “What could I have done differently” or “What was missing?” or “What can I do to prepare for the next programme?”. Before I address what you should focus on next, I will say that accelerators receive a lot […]

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25 Jan 2016

AirSorted: Making Airbnb Hassle-Free

There are many great benefits of Airbnb hosting. Socially, it offers you the opportunity to meet new and interesting people from all walks of life, and can even foster life-long friendships. Financially, it gives you the chance to receive an extra income and, if handled well, quite a substantial return. But anyone that’s hosted on Airbnb […]

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25 Jan 2016

Land Technologies: Creating A More Open And Connected Land Industry

Land Technologies started its life when Andrew Moist, a software developer, started researching how to build his own home in London. It didn’t take him long to discover that finding a plot of land was the first major obstacle. Looking around online he couldn’t find good information on how to find a site and set […]

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25 Jan 2016

Property 3.0: The Emergence Of A New Movement – By Faisal Butt

If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality” — Benjamin Franklin In 2007, two young entrepreneurs named Cheskey and Gebbia withdrew the last few dollars from their accounts. With an immediate need to pay rent to a landlord that was quickly losing his patience, the two young […]

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