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Investments

43

Portfolio Exits

2

Funds

1

Partners & Customers

1

About JLL Spark

JLL Spark is dedicated to transforming the real estate industry through technology-based innovation. JLL Spark provides the nimbleness of a startup backed by JLL's expertise and resources. Led by experienced Silicon Valley entrepreneurs with successful track records building and investing in tech companies, JLL Spark's strategic proptech investments offer JLL the ability to provide innovative products to real estate owners and operators. JLL Spark was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

JLL Spark Headquarter Location

200 East Randolph Drive

Chicago, Illinois, 60601,

United States

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Latest JLL Spark News

JLL Aligns with HqO, an Industry Leader in Workplace

Dec 27, 2021

Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES CHICAGO, Dec. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retaining, attracting, and building stronger relationships with tenants returning to the office will be critical for the long-term success of commercial office buildings. To further enhance tenant engagement and experience across its portfolio of managed buildings, JLL has aligned with HqO, an industry-leading workplace experience platform, to bring world-class workplace experiences to JLL clients both on-site and digitally. JLL has made a strategic investment in HqO as the preferred service provider for workplace experience because of its commitment to delivering best-in-class technology and customer success. HqO’s product consists of an award-winning app, analytics suite, hybrid work tools, and a flex space management system. The platform allows JLL’s Experience Management group, which combines best-in-class programming and service both digitally and physically, to streamline the workplace experiences delivered to tenants through an easy-to-use app and provide valuable data and feedback for landlords to make more informed decisions that drive greater tenant engagement. “JLL has committed to being an industry leader in technology, which includes creating strategic alignments with firms like HqO,” said Jay Koster, President of Investor Services, JLL. “Through this strategic alignment, we have been able to work in lockstep with HqO to help customize the user experience to fit the evolving needs of the industry during this crucial inflection point.” “In today’s market, experience and amenities have gone from niceties to necessities,” added Tom Larance, Head of Experience Management at JLL. “HqO will help us solve how technology can best serve our clients and office communities, today and in the future.” HqO, a JLL Spark investment in 2018, has now secured a follow-on corporate investment from JLL, becoming one of the latest additions to JLL’s proptech ecosystem. “JLL Spark has been a prominent investor in HqO since 2018 and we are excited to expand our relationship to solve the needs of JLL’s clients globally,” said Yishai Lerner, Co-CEO at JLL Technologies. “HqO is a must-have product for any landlord seeking to retain, attract and build stronger tenant relationships. Together, we will further drive technology innovation within the real estate sector.” “JLL has been a leader in the industry by operating at the intersection of technology, property management, and experience strategy,” said Chase Garbarino, CEO and Co-Founder of HqO. “This aligns perfectly with how we at HqO serve our customers. As the preferred service provider for workplace experience, we are excited to deepen our relationship with JLL and deliver our joint clients a complete end-to-end workplace experience that truly revolutionizes the way people value the office.” JLL’s 2,300 property management experts in the U.S. provide comprehensive real estate services in more than 1,200 buildings totaling more than 208 million square feet. For more news, videos and research resources on JLL, please visit our newsroom . About HqO As the leader in workplace experience technology, HqO is revolutionizing how people connect with each other and the places they work — right from the palm of their hands. Composed of an award-winning app, analytics suite, hybrid work tools, and a flex space management system, the HqO Workplace Experience Platform empowers property teams and companies to create personalized experiences that engage and delight the people at their properties and inform data-driven decision making. Active in over 200 million square feet of commercial real estate and across 24 countries, HqO helps build meaningful relationships with the people in the workplace every day. For more information, visit www.hqo.com . About JLL JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.6 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 95,000 as of September 30, 2021. For further information, visit jll.com . Connect with us:

JLL Spark Investments

43 Investments

JLL Spark has made 43 investments. Their latest investment was in HqO as part of their Series C - II on December 12, 2021.

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JLL Spark Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

12/14/2021

Series C - II

HqO

No

2

12/3/2021

Series B

MeetElise

$23.5M

Yes

2

12/2/2021

Series C

Life House

$60M

No

12

11/18/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

11/9/2021

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

12/14/2021

12/3/2021

12/2/2021

11/18/2021

11/9/2021

Round

Series C - II

Series B

Series C

Seed VC

Series C

Company

HqO

MeetElise

Life House

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Amount

$23.5M

$60M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

2

12

10

10

JLL Spark Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

JLL Spark has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Skyline AI on August 11, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

8/11/2021

Acquired

3

7/16/2019

Acquired

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10

Date

8/11/2021

7/16/2019

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

Acquirer

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Sources

3

10

JLL Spark Fund History

1 Fund History

JLL Spark has 1 fund, including JLL Spark Global Venture Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

6/5/2018

JLL Spark Global Venture Fund

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Open

$100.4M

1

Closing Date

6/5/2018

Fund

JLL Spark Global Venture Fund

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Status

Open

Amount

$100.4M

Sources

1

JLL Spark Partners & Customers

1 Partners and customers

JLL Spark has 1 strategic partners and customers. JLL Spark recently partnered with VergeSense on March 3, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

3/4/2021

Vendor

VergeSense

United States

JLL Taps VergeSense To Better Understand Workplace Trends And Space Utilization With Data. VergeSense, Occupancy Data Provider for the Workplace, Expands Its Reach through Global Reseller Agreement with JLL.

SAN FRANCISCO , March 4 , 2021 / PRNewswire / -- VergeSense , creator of the Workplace Analytics Platform that uses intelligent sensors and AI to help businesses better understand how employees use office space has announced a global reseller agreement with JLL Technologies .

1

Date

3/4/2021

Type

Vendor

Business Partner

VergeSense

Country

United States

News Snippet

JLL Taps VergeSense To Better Understand Workplace Trends And Space Utilization With Data. VergeSense, Occupancy Data Provider for the Workplace, Expands Its Reach through Global Reseller Agreement with JLL.

SAN FRANCISCO , March 4 , 2021 / PRNewswire / -- VergeSense , creator of the Workplace Analytics Platform that uses intelligent sensors and AI to help businesses better understand how employees use office space has announced a global reseller agreement with JLL Technologies .

Sources

1

JLL Spark Team

1 Team Member

JLL Spark has 1 team member, including current Chief Executive Officer, Mihir Shah.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Mihir Shah

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Name

Mihir Shah

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

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