Housesimple secures £20m in growth capital has secured a further £20m growth capital as it plans to build on its success and challenge PurpleBricks as the UK’s leading online estate agency.The funding round was led by existing investors Toscafund Asset Management and Freston Ventures, the private investment vehicle of Carphone Warehouse founder Sir Charles Dunstone and his business partner Roger Taylor and other individuals.This year, HouseSimple says that it has listed more properties than any other online estate agent, except Purplebricks, having invested heavily in technology, building a 30-strong technology team to work on streamlining and improving the customer experience of selling or renting a property.Alex Gosling, Co-Founder and CEO of says, “This latest funding is not just about capital and marketing investment, it is also sending a clear message of intent from our investors.“As we move into new, larger offices in Colchester, it will help us continue rapid expansion and make 2018 our best year ever. We are focusing on our performance-driven, cost-effective and scalable online model. Whatever we do, our priority will always be on delivering the best results for our customers.” HouseSimple proptech growth capital online agency February 2, 2018The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Home » News » Housesimple secures £20m in growth capital previous nextProptechHousesimple secures £20m in growth capitalThe Negotiator2nd February 20180672 Viewslast_img read more