PITCH DECK: Giraffe360 raises $4.5m to disrupt real estate photos

  • Giraffe360 wants to disrupt real estate photography.
  • The UK startup has created an easy-to-use camera agents can use to produce high-quality photos, a floor plan, and a virtual tour of a property.
  • CEO Mikus Opelts says the startup has seen an uptick in interesting during the pandemic, since its service also makes remote viewing easier.
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The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the way we buy and sell houses, with lockdowns and social distancing altering how and where potential buyers look at homes.

British startup Giraffe360 is tapping into that trend by making it easier for estate agents to digitize property listings. It offers a proprietary camera, which it pitches as an easy-to-use device that allows estate agents to produce high-quality photos, floor plans, and virtual tours without the need for an external photographer.

Photos are then automatically sent via 4G or WiFi to Giraffe360’s

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Sudbury mine contractor stacking the deck with sector experience

Stacked Group Inc. launches with focus on industry relationships

Aaron Lambert wants to see a return of close, interpersonal relationships in the field of mine contracting.

Over the last few decades, as larger companies have taken over more market share, he said, there’s a familiarity between mine contractors and their clients that seems to be missing.

It’s a gap Lambert believes can be filled by smaller, boutique firms like Stacked Group Inc., the mine contracting firm he and partner Steve Doucette launched in early October.

“With a lot of the mining contractors that had started 20, 30 years ago, companies that we’ve been a part of, the original group that developed these companies have now retired, so there’s a big disconnect,” he said.

“We’re the next generation to step up and start building those close partnerships with the mining companies and creating value with the clients.”

Together, Lambert and Doucette

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Newly Built Condo With Rooftop Deck In Mid-Hudson Valley

BEACON, NY — You’ll be right where all the action is in Beacon, and you’ll have a fourth-floor views of the beautiful Hudson Valley in this brand-new condo on Main Street. And the kitchen is perfect for foodies. This listing originally appeared on realtor.com.

  • Address: 226 Main St Unit 402, Beacon, New York
  • Price: $949,000
  • Square Feet: 1600
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half Baths
  • Built: 2019
  • Features: Step out of NYC and into this Soho style inspired living space. Perched on the 4th floor with endless views from your rooftop deck. Offering polished concrete heated floors, reclaimed wood beams placed on the walls throughout the home, Rough cut timber window sills, a Brick accent walls which surrounds the gas Fireplace, recessed lighting, closet organizers, a laundry closet, coat room, Central Air & Central Vac. The Gourmet kitchen includes a Wolf 6 burner gas stove, subzero refrigerator, 2
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Fiery exchange between mayor, councilman heats up debate over Birmingham parking deck sale

This is an opinion column.

They paved paradise

And put up a parking lot

—lyrics from “Big Yellow Taxi” (Joni Mitchell)

Paradise. Not sure the word can be associated with Birmingham—not right now, at least.

There’s too much distrust. Too much pettiness. Too much opacity. Too much territorialism. Too much insecurity. Too much fear. Too much (just speaking truth, y’all) ignorance.

Too much this is how we’ve always done it.

Just too much.

Right now, and at least for the next few weeks, the chasm between the two words – paradise and Birmingham – is about the size of, oh, a parking deck.

Six of them, frankly. Six city-owned parking decks (five downtown, one on the Southside) that might be sold to a group of rich folks headed by one of the area’s richest—Shipt founder Bill Smith—for at least $41,375,000.

Might because the very idea of the sale has

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