Monday February 24, 2020

Property software business fights back after sale collapses

Property Button undergoes restructuring after outside bid to buy firm falls through

5th January, 2020
Jim Urell, chief executive, Property Button: ‘We decided to concentrate on core activities’ Picture: Maura Hickey

Property Button, a platform designed to make it easier for letting agents to switch utility accounts from one tenant to the next, has undergone a restructuring after a bid to buy the company fell through.

The software-as-a-service business was founded by Jim Urell in Dublin in 2013. It had signed up 800 letting agents and was investing in further software development when it was approached by a bidder in 2018.

“We’d started in the utility space and we...

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