Mead’s Viewber closes ‘oversubscribed’ funding round

Outsourced viewing start-up raises more cash to fund growth plans

Viewber, the outsourcing start-up helmed by former D&G boss Ed Mead, appears to be smashing it.

Ed Mead

A private series B funding round has successfully raised a “well oversubscribed” sum for the fledging firm, which carries out viewings on behalf of UK property companies.

The company is gunning to complete 3,000 viewings in May, having signed up an army of more than 1,200 “Viewbers” nationwide at a rate of more than 30 a week.

The funding will be going towards reaching and servicing more firms across the resi and commercial spectrum, and improving automation.

Co founder Ed Mead: “Buyers and tenants expect to be able to see a property when they want, Viewber enables agents to give their sellers or landlords that guaranteed service commitment. The service also provides agents with greater geographical reach for their teams and means they can get on with negotiating deals rather than spending time travelling to viewings. There are thousands of trustworthy local people who are happy and more than capable, once vetted, of facilitating viewings. They get to know the properties they are showing well.”