FAQ

What is Proptech?

Property Technology (“PropTech”), our area of specialty, refers to the technological transformation underway in how people build, use, and allocate physical space.

What stage do we invest at?

Round Hill Ventures invests in companies from late-seed (post-revenue) to Series B with a defensible value proposition.

What are our investment themes?

Round Hill Ventures has three clear investment themes for companies addressing three broad trends in the Real Estate industry: 

  1. Optimization of space 
    Access to data & feedback is critical to iterating products and services.
    Information in the Real Estate industry is historically siloed and hard to access.

    Investment Theme: Companies applying new insights to improve information quality and depth 
  2. Opaque and outdated information
    Fast-paced trends forcing industries to become agile & adapt.
    Understanding increasingly complicated tenant requirements.

    Investment Theme: Companies developing user-centric solutions to reflect market trends 
  3. Changing market landscape 
    Market requires that all physical assets are utilized effectively.
    Increasing demand for existing and new uses of space.

    Investment Theme: Companies generating operational efficiency to unlock value

How do you help portfolio companies?

Round Hill Ventures is uniquely positioned in the market through its seamless integration with Round Hill Capital:

  • Deep real estate investment & asset management experience (over $6bn transacted and $2.0bn equity invested).
  • Extensive networks across real estate verticals & geographies (13 offices, over 180 real estate professionals).
  • Variety and depth of assets under management available as sandbox (deep expertise across residential, student housing, alternative accommodation, commercial RE).
  • Stringent diligence processes and team with both venture & real estate track record (delivered 30%+ IRR over 15 years).
  • Access to specialist real estate investors, who can make strategic contributions to portfolio companies.

Are you a Corporate VC?

Round Hill Ventures is not a Corporate VC. We offer a distinct approach by being Europe’s first VC to focus on capturing value created by innovation in the built environment whilst drawing on the exceptional network and strategic expertise of a globally established real estate private equity firm.