Urbanitae, a Spanish company specializing in crowdfunding of large real estate projects, receives a new boost to its growth with the closing of an investment round worth close to one million euros, held by K Fund, All Iron Ventures and Viriditas Ventures.
This capital increase is an important support for Urbanitae, whose main objective is to position itself within the proptech sector and the national real estate crowdfunding through a unique and differential real estate asset typology. The platform, which unites many small investors so that they can access outstanding assets through collaborative investment, plans to receive in the coming months the definitive license of the CNMV to open its platform to the public.
Diego Bestard, CEO of Urbanitae, has assured that “until now, the best real estate opportunities were beyond the reach of the retail investor, requiring a very high volume of investment to access. In Urbanitae we have been clear from the beginning that bringing together many investors allows us to get the financial and operational muscle to compete with the great professional investors, creating a new “player” in what has been a private club and quite small. “
For investors in this round, Urbanitae is one of the most solvent bets in this sector, endorsed by a team of specialized professionals with extensive expertise in the real estate and technology sector that also provides access to investment opportunities with high profitability.
In this regard, Iñaki Arrola General Partner of K Fund, venture capital fund specialized in entrepreneurs, highlights that “the platform is the present and the future of real estate crowdfunding due to its commitment to transparency, excellence, and rigor throughout the entire period. investment process. “
Precisely, the high level of professionalization of Urbanitae is one of the determining factors for Yago Arbeloa responsible for Viriditas Ventures, who has also valued very positively that “the startup has made the start of its activity subject to all regulatory requirements.”
The potential of real estate crowdfunding is another of the decisive aspects for investors, “a market that is expected to generate between $ 90 billion and $ 100 billion worldwide by 2025,” as highlighted by Hugo Mardomingo principal at All Iron Ventures, the venture capital fund specialized in promoting the growth of technological startups, investor in companies such as Spotahome, Ontruck or Indexa Capital and with experience in proptech at an international level, with investments such as Roofstock, Lendinghome or Home 61.
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