Proptech is rapidly changing the market. From online real estate listing sites to home management software, digital advances have transformed the industry. Below we round up the top 10 Proptech venture capital Investors.
Top 10 Proptech Venture Capital Firms
1. RET Ventures
Real Estate Technology Ventures (RET Ventures) is the first industry-backed early stage venture fund focused on building cutting-edge real estate technology companies with a focus on the multifamily and single family rental industries. The Firm connects the smartest rent tech solutions with its strategic LP base which includes the largest network of rental units in North America. RET Ventures works with high quality entrepreneurs to rapidly scale their businesses by leveraging the knowledge and expertise of its team and limited partners, who own close to one million units. In turn, these owners receive early access and insight into the most effective technology solutions. For more information, please visit www.ret.vc.
Total fund size: $273M
RET Ventures's most notable exits include Slingshot, SmartRent, and Checkpoint ID.
2. Camber Creek
Camber Creek contributes in a direct and significant way to the success of its portfolio companies by leveraging the real estate expertise, operating experience and portfolio of assets of its partners, investors, and advisors. Camber Creek's investment team has investing, operating, and technology experience and expertise across a range of real estate businesses, including construction, property management, development, and leasing. Camber Creek's investors own, operate and manage over 150 million square feet of real estate in the U.S., giving us a unique competitive advantage as an investor and value-added partner in the real estate technology space.
Total fund size: $192M
Camber Creek's most notable exits include Notion, Latch, and Building Engines, Inc..
3. Wilshire Lane Capital
Wilshire Lane Partners is an investment firm that enables technology companies to shape the future of real estate and space utilization.
Total fund size: $40M
4. Real Estate | Bain Capital
Bain Capital is a multi-asset alternative investment firm with over $140 billion in assets under management and operates business units that create value through private equity, public equity, credit, and venture capital across multiple sectors and industries.
Bain Capital was founded in 1984 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today, the firm operates a global team that aligns its interests with those of its investors and partners for a lasting impact. Bain Capital operates 23 offices worldwide across 4 continents and employs a team of more than 1,200 globally.
Through the Bain Capital Community Partnership, Bain Capital and its employees strive to make an impact in the communities and neighborhoods where they work and live by supporting a wide array of charitable and nonprofit organizations with their time, expertise, and resources. In 1986, Bain Capital employees founded Bain Capital Children’s Charity (BCCC) to provide support to causes that benefit youth around the world. Each year, BCCC supports more than 110 organizations worldwide and has donated more than $50 million to nonprofit organizations since its founding.
Total fund size: $67.8B
Sector: Life Sciences, Software, Health Care, E-Commerce
Investment Geography: Agnostic (Global), United States
Bain Capital has had 58 exits. Bain Capital's most notable exits include Axis Bank, Socar, and Arcutis Biotherapeutics.
MetaProp they manages funds for both financial and strategic real estate investors for every real estate asset type and market.
Total fund size: $165M
Sector: Enterprise, Real Estate, Retail
Ticket Size: $ 500K - $ 3M
MetaProp's most notable exits include Notion, Avail, and Spacious.
6. Fifth Wall
Founded in 2016, Fifth Wall, a Certified B Corporation, is the largest venture capital firm focused on technology for the global real estate industry. With approximately $3.0 billion in commitments and capital under management, Fifth Wall connects many of the world's largest owners and operators of real estate with the entrepreneurs who are redefining the future of the Built World. Fifth Wall is backed by a global mix of more than 90 strategic limited partners (LPs) from more than 15 countries, including BNP Paribas Real Estate, British Land, CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, Host Hotels & Resorts, Kimco Realty Corporation, Lennar, Lowe's Home Improvement, Marriott International, MetLife Investment Management, Related Companies, Starwood Capital, Toll Brothers, and others. Fifth Wall believes this consortium represents one of the largest groups of potential partners in the global Built World ecosystem, which can result in transformational investments and collaborations with promising portfolio companies. For more information about Fifth Wall, its LPs, and portfolio, visit www.fifthwall.com.
Total fund size: $1.9B
Stage: Seed, Series A, Series B
Ticket Size: $ 5M - $ 25M
Fifth Wall's most notable exits include ClassPass, Opendoor, and Harbor.
7. PICUS CAPITAL
Picus Capital is an early-stage technology investment firm with a long-term investment philosophy. We work together with daring technology companies to build successful, global companies challenging the status quo and shaping tomorrow. We want to become the closest partner of our portfolio companies by working together on key strategic decisions and operative challenges.
As a privately financed venture capital investor with long-term and flexible capital we are looking for exceptional founders who are committed to building category leaders throughout the next 5-10+ years. We invest in early-stage technology ventures with a focus on Real Estate, Finance & Insurance, Human Resources, Renewable Energy, Mobility, and Health. Picus makes initial investments in pre-seed, seed and series A ventures thereby starting to work together with entrepreneurs in various stages of their companies ranging from ideation phase to initial traction. We follow a very long-term investment approach investing significant amounts throughout the lifecycle of the companies. We have invested in over 50 companies to date.
Total fund size: €3.5M.
Stage: Real Estate, Financial Services, Fintech
Sector: Real Estate, Financial Services, Fintech
Investment Geography: Agnostic (Global)
Picus Capital's most notable exits include Thermondo, Homebot, and Talentry.
8. Asia PropTech
Asia PropTech is an incubator and funding ecosystem for PropTech startups in Asia. Asia PropTech was started to build awareness of the PropTech industry in Asia. They started by building awareness of PropTech in Asia and connecting PropTech startups and to the real estate industry in Asia. Asia PropTech realizes most PropTech startups need to beat least a regional player to succeed and that many real estate companies are trying to solve similar problems. Asia PropTech, helps startups to align their solutions to the needs of the real estate industry in Asia to create innovative solutions. They provide an ecosystem where startups, real estate leaders, government and academia may collaborate and experiment with technology and models to inject innovation to existing and new business models. This ecosystem, backed by sound business expertise, acceleration methods and funding, creates value throughout the real estate value chain.
Total fund size: $800K.
9. Building Ventures
Building Ventures is the venture capital firm dedicated to supporting early-stage startups reshaping the way we design, build, operate, and experience our built environment. Learn more about the team and our portfolio companies at http://buildingventures.com and follow us on @buildingvc.
Total fund size: $148M
Stage: Seed, Series A
Sector: Manufacturing, Energy, Impact
Building Ventures's most notable exits include Assemble Systems, Newforma, and SketchUp.
10. GroundBreak Ventures
GroundBreak Ventures™ is a property technology venture capital fund based out of Toronto and is focused on reimagining how and where people live and work. We invest in companies as early as ideation and provide both the capital and the domain expertise necessary to support the growth of our entrepreneurs, as well as the businesses they work tirelessly to build. Our goal is to invest in 5 – 10 emerging companies annually from around the world, with an emphasis on North America.
Total fund size: £10M.