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Welcome to Spark Notes


Dear friends and colleagues in PropTech, welcome to the first ever JLL Spark newsletter!

In each issue, we bring a collection of property technology news and insights for the real estate industry, along with highlights on the startups we have invested in and trends we are following. 

We plan to help you stay informed on the future of commercial real estate, and in particular how JLL Spark is partnering with innovators to help our clients solve challenges and adapt to an ever-evolving workplace. Read more about who we are in our new blog, and thanks for joining us. 

Raj Singh
Managing Partner, JLL Spark

What’s new with our startups

Infogrid’s New Look for Their Bold Mission | August 1, 2022 

Safehub: The Tech Company Helping Companies Respond to Natural Disasters | August 1, 2022  
New partnerships or follow-ons to our existing portfolio

Proda Completes Series A Funding in 2Q22
JLL Spark joins as a new investor  

OpenSpace Follows Recent $102M Raise with $9M More in Funding
PropTech construction site startup to use new funding to expand in APAC region
Commercial Observer | August 9, 2022  
Insights in the media from the JLL Spark team

JLL Spark’s Raj Singh Still Can’t Believe PropTech’s Potential
Commercial Observer | July 26, 2022 

PropTech VCs Hit a Pause | July 27, 2022  
Connect with our team at the following events

The Future of Real Estate
A JLL client event in New Zealand
Auckland, North Island | August 18, 2022
Carolyn Trickett speaks on the impact of technology on real estate 

Urban Labs Institute (ULI) Asia Pacific Summit
Hong Kong and virtual | August 28-31, 2022 

Las Vegas, Nevada | September 12-14, 2022
Raj Singh will moderate a panel on PropTech and the Journey to Net Zero
Laurent Grill will moderate a panel on PropTech and the Metaverse 

CREtech New York
New York City | October 12-13, 2022
Raj Singh will speak on Global Venture Perspectives  
Learn more about the current landscape of PropTech investing

Is Corporate Venture Capital Right for Your Startup?
Harvard Business Review | July 28, 2022 

PropTech Just Got a Treasure Map | August 11, 2022 

More Proptech Companies are Adopting Floor Plan Technology | August 11, 2022   

To learn more about JLL Spark as your PropTech investor, email us at or apply here for consideration.