A London-based PropTech firm backed by Google has secured a further £1.5m in seed funding.

The AI-focussed property management software firm will add to its investment from Google a further £1.5m in seed funding from Silicon Valley VCs including Venture University, Pi Labs, Plug and Play, WISAG FM and Henley Investments.

Its software allows for the automation of repetitive and simple property management tasks.

The firm said it will also launch a digital assistant, called porter, which can carry out routine tasks automatically, such as arranging viewings and chasing arrears.

Following the seed round, askporter’s CEO, Tom Shrive said: “Our success raising £1.5m investment reflects wider changes sweeping the property industry.

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Google-backed AI-focused proptech startup secures £1.5m seed funding

A London-based property management software startup which has previously received investment from Google has secured £1.5m in seed funding.

AI-focused proptech askporter has closed the round which saw participation from strategic investors and Silicon Valley VCs including Plug and Play, Venture University, Pi Labs, WISAG FM and Henley Investments. Google-backed AI-focused proptech startup secures £1.5m seed funding.

askporter is a digital platform that harnesses AI with the aim of simplifying the process of property management. The firm’s digital assistant ‘Porter’ can be accessed 24/7, supporting with tasks including arranging viewings, inspections, resolving issues and chasing rental arrears.

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