Basking previously raised US$ 1.4 million from Future Energy Ventures in an initial seed investment round. Future Energy Ventures is the venture capital investment and collaboration platform of E.ON, one of Europe’s largest operators of energy networks and energy-related infrastructure and a provider of innovative customer solutions for about 50 million customers.
Basking participated in the Colliers Proptech Accelerator powered by Techstars, the Toronto-based accelerator program for property and real estate startups run by Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX:CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services and investment management, and Techstars, in 2018.
Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Techstars founders connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporations to grow their companies. Techstars operates three divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, and Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,900 companies with a market cap of $23 Billion. www.techstars.com
Blue Field Capital is a private equity real estate firm with multifamily, hospitality and senior housing real estate holdings, as well as a VC fund that invests in real estate-related (PropTech) opportunities.
Aconterra is a focused ‘Smart Building Technology’ venture capital fund. It finances and supports European early stage companies that make buildings more intelligent and energy efficient, safer and better to live or work in. As an open ended ‘evergreen’ fund, Aconterra aims for long term value and impact while creating an ecosystem for its investors and portfolio companies. Aconterra is based in Antwerp, Belgium – www.aconterra.com