Proptech investor bags Pop Up

14 May 2016 – by Amber Rolt

Dutch proptech investor Real Estate Partners has bought We Are Pop Up.

Deal

The pop-up retail agency fell into administration last month after it failed to find new equity investors.

Real Estate Partners, which is run by managing partner Leon Goldwater, paid around $200,000 (£138,000) for the platform, which has offices in London and New York.

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Nicolas Russell, former chief executive of We Are Pop Up, said: “Real Estate Partners has acquired We Are Pop Up and it is going to take it forward across Europe with its other existing businesses, which is a great opportunity for the platform.”

Last year, We Are Pop Up used crowdfunding to launch online retail property letting platform ShopShare, which was included in the sale.

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