Bournemouth-based proptech startup Just Move In‘s platform combines automation with top customer service to help clients manage the moving process. The startup has just raised a seed funding round of €1.7 million from a host of angel investors, including the two co-founders of Octopus Investments, Simon Rogerson and Chris Hulatt.
Just Move In eases the transition of movers to a new home with a full range of services, from switching Internet services and informing the council of the new address, to organising removals and storage Every client gets personal treatment, with a wide array of services including tips on settling in a new area, such as recommendations for cleaners or fitness trainers.
Clients receive exemplary service through Just Move In’s team of concierge managers who provide support every step of the way, on the phone or over email. As the company develops its technology, more of the company’s offerings are becoming automated – making the moving process even easier. The human touch, however, remains central to the company’s growth plans.
Co-founder Ross Nichols said: “Our team genuinely enjoys helping people during this busy period – saving them time, hassle and money in the process. We were always hearing people complaining about the stresses and strains of moving house. So, we created Just Move In, a concierge service to handle all the tedious administration that comes with moving house.”
Just Move In partners with ethical businesses wherever possible and works exclusively with green energy companies, including Octopus and Ecotricity. The startup is proud to be a Certified B Corporation – meaning it is a business that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability.
Co-founder Tom Old added: “We believe in the three Ps principle – people, planet and prosperity.We are proud to be part of the growing community of B Corps across the world, which are proving that for-profit companies can be a force for good and that business leaders can work together to build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.”
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