WeWork, Spaceti, and VTS become member of the Global PropTech platform
Amsterdam, 29 May 2019 – WeWork, Spaceti, and VTS become member of the Global PropTech platform. Global PropTech, the first global innovation platform for the construction and real estate sector that was launched on the 13th of March at the MIPIM in Cannes, has welcomed three new PropTech members to its platform: WeWork, Spaceti, and VTS.
During the launch of Global PropTech in Cannes, Prologis had already become the first official partner of Global PropTech and Disruptive Technologies had become the first PropTech member of the innovation platform. Global PropTech, the initiative of founder Wouter Truffino, consists of three formats: Global PropTech Online, Global PropTech Leaders, and Global PropTech Channel. Truffino’s goal is to bring together innovative real estate companies and the very best PropTech companies on a global scale – during physical as well as online gatherings – in order to create a better built environment.
The globally operating company WeWork provides innovative flexible workspace solutions for companies of all sizes, from startups to global enterprises. The company was founded in 2010 and leases more than 45 million square feet of office space worldwide. It has more than 400,000 members across the globe – 30 percent of the Fortune500 are already WeWork member companies.
Henrik Taubøll, Senior Director Transaction Management at WeWork says: “With WeWork, we enable companies to focus on what matters most – their people and their purpose. In over 100 cities around the world, WeWork can flexibly cater to the needs of organisations of all sizes, from a desk, to a private office or custom-designed headquarters. We value the expertise and great network of Global PropTech and look forward to closely working together to advance our mission”.
The Czech company Spaceti provides integrated solutions of sensors, data analytics and mobile user interfaces that enhance the satisfaction, productivity, and wellbeing of people in buildings while improving the bottom line for organisations. Spaceti was nominated by the MIPIM as ‘The World’s No. 1 Proptech Startup’.
Aakash Ravi, Co-Founder & CBO of Spaceti: “Spaceti’s focus is on growing the footprint to be the global market leader in building digitisation solutions and at the same time helping companies with similar ambitions like ours to also succeed via partnerships and advice. By establishing a partnership with Global PropTech, a platform that builds a powerful global network in the constantly evolving industry, we believe that we can get one step closer to reaching our goals.”
The American company VTS is the commercial real estate industry’s leading leasing and asset management platform. VTS transforms modern landlords’ leasing and asset management processes and unlocks real time insights from their data – enabling them to convert leads to leases faster and strategically optimize portfolio performance. As of now 1 in every 3 square feet of office space in Central London is managed on using VTS.
Ryan Masiello, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at VTS: “There is a clear shift underway in commercial real estate, where the world’s leading players are playing a key role in driving transformation in our industry. Our partnership with Global PropTech enables us to connect with a powerful global network to continue the forward momentum, creating significant value for all.”