Zoopla Property Group invests in leading UK Proptech start-ups

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
  • £1m invested across four of UK’s most-promising Proptech start-ups
  • ZPG announces long term strategic partnerships with each new business  
  • New innovative products and services for consumers & business partners
Zoopla Property Group Plc (‘ZPG’), the digital media and lead generation platform which owns some of the UK’s leading home-related consumer brands including Zoopla, uSwitch and PrimeLocation, today announces that it has invested in and agreed long term strategic partnerships with four of the UK’s most-promising and innovative property technology start-up companies.
The partnerships/investments include PropertyDetective, the UK’s leading provider of property and neighbourhood research reports, which will provide more in depth property data to ZPG users and agents; FixFlo, the UK’s leading online repair reporting platform, which will give ZPG agent members  tools to help them manage tenant maintenance issues more effectively; Landbay, a leading peer-to-peer lender for property, which will allow ZPG users to invest in the UK residential property market from as little as £100; and Trussle, the UK's first and only online mortgage adviser, which will help ZPG users find the best value mortgages for their needs.
In addition to investing in each of these businesses to support and accelerate their growth, ZPG has established exclusive, long term partnerships with each of them to further enhance the experience across its platform. ZPG has been at the forefront of innovation in the Proptech space since its launch in 2008 and these deals reaffirm its mission to be the most useful resource for consumers when finding, moving or managing their home and the most effective partner for related professionals.
Alex Chesterman, Founder & CEO of ZPG said, “We are delighted to announce our investments and partnerships with these exciting companies that will help us to further differentiate our offering for both our users and partners. These deals confirm our ongoing commitment to leading innovation and nurturing UK technology entrepreneurs and together with our ongoing internal product developments will continue to see us leading the way across the property space.”
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