Habiteo is the French leader in 3D technologies dedicated to new properties. Its with shareholders include Serena Capital, Schneider Electric Ventures and Denis Fayolle.
With this acquisition, Bien’ici (backed by Nexity and Arche Group) confirms its leadership in the field of immersive experience for Internet users and gives a new dimension to property research. The 3rd largest real estate portal shows its dynamism in the sector. For 6 years, this ambition has been at the heart of the model of the two innovative companies: to go from technological R&D to the democratization of immersive tools, both for professionals in the sector and for future buyers and meet a dual ambition:
Founded in 2015 by Pascal Lorne and headquartered in Aix-of-Provence, GoJob is a European leader on the temp working market. The company has built the first 100%-digital agency connecting recruiters to workers and has proved its leadership in France with already 25,000 temporary employees recruited by more than 500 companies. Through its integrated marketplace model, GoJob business has been thriving since its inception back in April 2015 and has recorded a 300% growth in Q4 2017.
GoJob announced the closing of a €17m financing round led by Breega Capital (France), Kois Invest (Belgium) and a pool of renowned business angels and banking partners. This round will help the company improve further its platform around new key functionalities for time sheets and electronic contracts. The investment will also allow the recruitment of 20 additional people in the team, notably to focus on the optimization of GoJob matching algorithms.
Launched back in 2007 in the aftermath of French Grenelle Environnement Forum, EP developed izigloo, a digital platform gathering data about housing so as to provide services related to its use or maintenance. With a simple address as an input, the platform can extract a wide range of information from wall total surface or sunlight intensity to building materials. Izigloo can notably assess the energy efficiency of any dwelling.
Izigloo bets on a Free SaaS Enabled Marketplace model. It consists in providing the largest possible community with free tools to guarantee an easy and efficient match between players. The revenue model is based on management fees.
EP has now collected more than 100 billion of data, mainly from IGN, Insee and MeteoFrance. Within a few months, izigloo has generated €4m in business volume for artisans and has federated more than 20,000 housing professionals.
With this new fundraising round led by the MGEN groupe, the company ambitions to convince one million users for its platform before 2020 and to reach €100m in business volume by 2018. EP plans to hire +20 new collaborators in the coming years mainly to boost sales and R&D.
Founded in 2008, Hesus is the pioneer in the circular economy in the building sector. Hesus facilitates inter-channel excavated soil exchanges while allowing its traceability and safety. Hesus also developed a soil management technology platform called Soldating which links in real-time the yard in need of soil and the overflow soil yard. Hesus integrates all the additional services allowing to manage the moving excavated soil value chain, from the search for treatment centers or receiver sites to the delivery logistics of the soil from a place to an other. Hesus is also taking care of all the administrative tasks and the traceability of the soil movements
This new funding round, led by Audacia and BPI France, aims at accelerating Hesus development. Consecutively to Paris, a new platform has been launched last June in Bordeaux and a dozen more will follow during the next three years to cover the main French and international cities.
Hesus also wants to diversify the company’s core business and support its customers on construction sites one step further. From excavation, to value-creation or logistics optimisation, Hesus is investing in the 2.0 construction site.