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:Different was built on the belief that traditional property management could be done in a different way. Through a combination of innovative tech solutions and an experienced team of people who care, we can deliver a service that is more delightful for you and your tenants, keeping you informed and in control.
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Here’s what some of Australia’s top publications have to say about us.
:Different Raises $25 Mn Series B Round
:Different was founded by ex-Silicon Valley executives, Mina Radhakrishnan and Ruwin Perera in 2017 and has grown quickly to reimagine the property management experience through people and technology
:Different raises $25m, partners with big 4 bank
The $25 million raised in part by Antler Global and X15, will enable :Different to expand nationally, as it continues to build out both its team of property managers, and its technological capabilities.
Australian fintechs well represented in the Finder Innovation Awards 2021
Australia’s most forward-thinking and cutting-edge businesses have been recognised in the 2021 Finder Awards. Our co-founder Mina Radhakrishnan has won Finder's 2021 Innovation Awards for "Most Innovative Person"
Google, Atlassian, Afterpay among founders of Tech Council Australia
Mina Radhakrishnan is part of the board for the Tech Council of Australia, formed by 24 companies including Google and Atlassian, to employ one million people by 2025 and to grow the value of the tech industry to $250 billion by 2031.
:Different raises $25M and partners with CommBank
:Different raises $25 million through its Series B, led by Commonwealth Bank venture-scaling entity, x15ventures, and Antler, and will also see CBA and :Different form a strategic partnership to collaborate on exclusive offers and benefits to reach homeowners across the country.
CBA (ASX: CBA) shares fall despite the latest “disruptor” investment
A major big four bank has made an investment in a fast-growing Australian company revolutionizing the property management industry called “:Different”, which has thousands of owners, tenants and properties under management.
How :Different will impact traditional property management: Tiffany Bowtell
PMVA CEO Tiffany Bowtell says small to medium property management agencies will need to become more client-centric to compete with :Different, whose data-driven mindset to the customer experience is what sets them apart.
:Different has developed a fixed-fee residential property management service
:Different makes it easy for owners to monitor and report on their investment, for good tenants to live in the property, and for services and problems at the property to be undertaken or resolved efficiently and quickly.
CBA adds another home loan partner
Commonwealth Bank has taken its homeownership “platform” concept a step further with the announcement of a strategic partnership and investment with a property management company called :Different.
How to choose the ideal apartment to rent
With over 26 years of real estate experience, Kasey McDonald, :Different's Head Of Field Ops & Leasing gives her take on finding the right investment property as an investor and rentvestor herself.
How to find a tenant for your rental property
Well-presented, decluttered properties, with no obvious maintenance or repairs outstanding generally attract the best tenants. If the property is tenanted, landlords should incentivise tenants to present the property in the best way, says Shannyn Laird our head of operations, with much more on securing the right tenant.
New Australian Tech Council is formed by industry giants
Mina Radhakrishnan, our Co-Founder, who launched a property management company :Different from her apartment in Darlinghurst five years ago is now among the founders of the Tech Council Australia.
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