Yopa has recently announced that it has ended a funding round with £16 million, with participation from investors like dmg ventures, Groxvenor Hill Ventures, and the company's own founders.
Yopa has also announced the appointment of Grenville Turner as Chairman. Turner has extensive experience in retail banking, the UK property sector and start-ups previously having been CEO of Countrywide and having had directorships in Rightmove, US realtor Realogy and Sainsbury’s Bank.
Ben Poynter CEO at Yopa comments: “The new funding will be used to accelerate Yopa’s growth through continued investment in customer service, proprietary technology and to increase the company’s local market share through its network of agents.”
On Turner’s appointment he says: “Grenville is excited to join our energetic and growing business and relishes the opportunity to support Yopa’s development. He’s looking forward to working with the management team, drawing on both his traditional estate agency background and hands on experience in transitioning tech start-ups into their ascendancy.”
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