A former managing director at Citigroup is raising money for a venture that pitches itself as the Airbnb of real estate. Sebastien Goldenberg and his entrepreneur business partner Nick Marr are looking to raise £2.5m for TheHouseShop.com. Property portals such as Rightmove, Zoopla and the agent-owned OnTheMarket work by creating an online inventory of properties on estate agents’ books. TheHouseShop.com lets private owners or landlords list their properties directly. Estate agents can also list their properties on the portal.
You can view a copy of the print article here: The Financial Times 30.10.2015