E4 (styled e4), a property technology firm in South Africa, has made plans to expand to European markets, kick-starting this expansion journey in the UK. Simon Slater, the Executive Director, has moved to the UK to serve as the head of operations.
In a statement made by e4 on December 1, Slater’s role has been explained to build e4’s relationship with mortgage banks, conveyancing firms, and other UK partners.
The statement further shared that Slater will get support from a “global team” of analysts, developers as well as other staff in the expansion process.
Furthermore, e4 expressed; “Having worked on international opportunities remotely now for the past two years, we are at a stage where we need to rapidly set up a full client team on the ground in the UK and grow the international development teams in Mauritius to develop UK solutions.”
e4 has been operating for 21 years in the South African property technology industry as a provider of digital tools which aid real estate agencies and financial service providers with managing their services.
e4’s clientele in South Africa ranges from law firms to notable lenders, and as such the company will target that market in the UK.
“We are setting our clients up for the future of mortgage processing and transaction management as the world’s most valuable industry − real estate − undergoes a long-awaited digital transformation. With the backing of e4 in South Africa, we are ideally placed to make a real difference in the UK Proptech market,” Slater said.