Nodalview, the platform for real estate agencies to produce professional quality pictures and 360° virtual tours of properties, announced today it has raised its first round of financing of € 1.7m from venture capital firm Volta Ventures to accelerate international expansion.
Nodalview was founded in 2016 and operates in France, Belgium and Switzerland. The solution is used by over 6.000 real estate agents to capture AI-powered eye-catching photos & 360° immersive virtual tours of properties using a smartphone. Agents can choose to equip themselves with a nifty professional mobile photography kit for even higher impact and quality. Nodalview is used from small independent agencies to large real estate groups to produce high quality engaging visual content for 30.000+ properties per month.
The funds will be used to accelerate international growth across Europe, specifically in Germany, Spain and Italy.
Nodalview will also continue to invest in its development team to further enhance its proprietary technology to provide broader AI-powered smartphone-based visual marketing solutions for the real estate sector.
Europe has over 1 million real estate agencies that are being heavily digitised with the majority of transactions starting online, where high quality visuals play a very important role.
Thomas Lepelaars, CEO of Nodalview, states: “Professional quality visual content drastically improves online visibility of properties and can yield on average 116% more daily views of listings on property portals according to a recent study we conducted confirming the global trend across industries of the importance and impact of good pictures. With Nodalview, real estate agents can capture professional quality, automatically enhanced & edited photos or 360° immersive virtual tours of properties in minutes with no technical knowledge and nothing else than a smartphone.”
Nodalview’s digital solution also helps large companies reinvent business models like French real estate disruptor Proprioo.
“Nodalview allows us to quickly capture professional pictures and 360° virtual tours. The solution is a perfect fit for our quality and productivity standards, essential drivers in our mission to reinvent the real estate transaction experience at scale!” says Henri Pagnon, CEO of Proprioo.
Besides Proprioo, Nodalview’s 2.000+ clients include large residential real estate brands like C21, Laforêt, Nestenn, Orpi, etc. but also high-end agencies like Barnes and commercial real estate companies like CBRE and Befimmo.
To fuel its ambitious growth the startup will be heavily hiring in development, sales, marketing and customer success specialists. “These funds will help us unlock Nodalview’s full potential by recruiting 20+ people over the next 12 months in Belgium and abroad” says Thomas Lepelaars.
Volta Ventures Managing Partner, Frank Maene: “We were impressed by the ease of use of the technology but also by their 2.000 customers, without any external funding. We are happy to finance their continued growth”.
Sample foto’s taken with Nodalview :
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Nodalview is a rapidly growing startup that leverages smartphone technology, AI and cloud computing to produce instantly available high-quality visuals for real estate properties. Nodaview’s mobile based solution has been adopted by 6.000 agents across Europe capturing 30.000+ properties per month.
The company was launched in 2016 and has offices in Brussels and Paris. Nodalview recently closed a € 1.7M funding round with Volta Ventures to accelerate international expansion and invest in further product development.
About Volta Ventures
Volta Ventures Arkiv invests in young and ambitious internet and software companies in the Benelux. The fund’s team loves to work with the founders and management to identify new markets and customers, hire senior talent, provide ongoing guidance and arrange further financing rounds.