In this week’s Tech Talk show on BFM Radio, Karamjit Singh is really struck by how an entrepreneur with no domain expertise was able to raise almost US$200 million for his startup while another, who started around the same time and has deep technical expertise and almost 100 patents, has raised around US$10 million.
PropertyGuru Group announced it has acquired ePropertyTrack, a new project sales and marketing company, for an undisclosed amount.
PropertyGuru Group has announced the appointment of Sheldon Fernandez as the new country manager of PropertyGuru Malaysia.
Singapore-headquartered online property portal group PropertyGuru Group announced it has received a S$175-million (US$129-million) investment from a strategic consortium of three investors, believed to be the largest investment in the South-East Asian technology sector so far this year.
Singapore-headquartered PropertyGuru said it will partner with Malaysia’s biggest bank Maybank, to provide its property content, listings and news to users of the latter’s Property Finder app that was launched on April 15.
PropertyGuru Group said it has formed a joint venture with PT Kreatif Media Karya (KMK), the digital business unit of Indonesia’s integrated media firm PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk Group (Emtek).
PropertyGuru said it had increased revenue by more than 41% in 2013, although it did not achieve its 50% growth target.
PropertyGuru’s UX guru Lisa Rehak, who has designed interfaces for military submarines, neurologists and property portals, talks to Digital News Asia about the overwhelming similarities, and the minor differences.
PropertyGuru Group said it has recorded more than one million downloads for its mobile apps in its core markets of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.
PropertyGuru Group has appointed Ifor Evans as its chief technology officer, bringing with him over 20 years of hands-on and leadership experience in web and mobile technology.