Revolutionizing skilled blue-collar construction staffing: Why PT1 invested in Kollabo
Digital solutions must be designed for the construction industry and solve an indispensable problem. Proven concepts from other industries rarely work in the construction industry. Retrofitting the building stock is the most important lever for achieving the German government’s climate targets for the real estate industry. Current methods and means are not sufficient to achieve this goal in a timely manner.
Enabling companies to implement flexible and hybrid work strategies globally: Why we invested in Desana
PropTech1 has observed the steady shift towards a hybrid working environment, prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, while we recognized the emerging trend, the speed in which the existing working habits were being broken up was rather slow, as mentioned in JLL’s July 2020 flexible space report.
ESG — How PropTech1 Ventures is adopting sustainability approaches to achieve better VC investing
“ESG investing is on the rise”, is a headline one might see frequently these days in the news and across social media. In recent years, attention to ESG (environmental, social, and governance) data has increased drastically, and the share of sustainably invested assets among investors in Europe — the most progressive continent — currently accounts for 21% of total assets and projected to reach 47% in 2025.
WHITEPAPER: PropTechs and the ESG Factor
The construction and operation of real estate is the world’s largest contributor to CO2 emissions. Due to the combination of public pressure, EU regulations, capital market requirements, and customer demands, sustainability will become the megatrend of the next decades ahead.
WHITEPAPER: PropTech & the Corona Effect
Due to the Coronavirus, the real estate industry is facing unprecedented challenges. Failure to optimize IT structures is taking its toll. In many cases, quick digitalization can be a remedy, but not all PropTech segments will benefit equally.
STUDY: European PropTech Trends 2020
PropTech and ConTech have been growing by 45% annually (CAGR) in Europe since 2014. Financing rounds in the now double-digit millions are evidence of the increasing maturity of the sector.UK is the European leader in terms of financing volume and number of deals. The DACH region, France, Spain, and the Nordics follow behind.