Proptech

PropertyGuru appoints MD for data, software solutions business
PropertyGuru Group Limited announced the appointment of Shyn Yee Ho-Strangas as managing director for the data and software solutions business.
Catcha Group’s Instahome appoints Leon Kong as country manager, Kambiz Khanlari as CTO
Both executives are former iProperty Group staff, Leon a co-founder Experience will strengthen Instahome capabilities to support growth  
Last Call for FWD Start-up Studio Accelerator Cohort 3, with a focus on Islamic Fintech, Insurtech, Healthtech, Proptech
Twelfth Malaysia Plan states Islamic Finance & Fintech as important pillars Cohort will host 25 startups in 5-weeks pre-accelerator, 10 to be shortlisted
Urbanmetry wins US$2mil pre-series A to grow proptech business
Urbanmetry, an AI-driven city and property data company, announced it has closed a Pre-Series A round of US$2 million (RM8.37 million) led by Monk’s Hill Ventures.
CIMB partners Juwai IQI to offer property financing
CIMB Bank Berhad, CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad and Juwai IQI, Asia’s largest proptech group, have entered a partnership to provide property financing to Juwai IQI customers in Malaysia. 
PropertyGuru plans US SPAC with Bridgetown2, Peter Thiel, Richard Li
Transaction will see enterprise value of US$1.35bil & equity value of US$1.78bil PropertyGuru’s shareholders, will retain over 70% ownership of listed entity
PropertyGuru to acquire Australia’s REA Group’s iProperty Malaysia and thinkofliving Thailand assets for 18% equity
PropertyGuru strengthens position as Southeast Asia’s Proptech leader REA Group to become shareholder and take seat on PropertyGuru Board
Proptech player Juwai IQI sets up HQ, tech hub in M'sia
Juwai IQI’s data and technology centre, located in Kuala Lumpur, is expected to hire more than 1,000 employees that include digital roles
Ohmyhome launches renovation services, expands service line-up
Beyond property searching and post-purchase, Ohmyhome offers users the option to obtain renovation services in a simpler and more transparent manner
Catcha Group is back in property game with home rental service Instahome
Founded by Eric Tan and Catcha Group’s cofounder Patrick Grove, Instahome is set to make home rentals much easier through a platform that facilitates rental digitally while ensuring a hassle-free rental experience.
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