Real Estate

Real estate investment startup Willow.ca acquired by rental platform Guiker

Majority of Willow’s team “offboarded” prior to acquisition, CEO to join Guiker.

Toronto-based proptech startup Willow.ca, which offers a fractional real estate investment platform, has been acquired by Montréal-based rental platform Guiker for an undisclosed amount.

Following the acquisition, which closed last week, Willow.ca’s platform features have been replicated on Guiker’s platform. In a statement sent to BetaKit, Guiker CEO Nan Hao said all of Willow.ca’s existing users have been migrated to Guiker

“With the acquisition of Willow.ca, we can transform rental activity into investment opportunities, driving up ROI as our user base continues to expand.”

Nan Hao

Willow.ca CEO Logan Yergens will stay on at Guiker as chief compliance officer to ensure the platform is compliant with OSC regulations. Hao said most of Willow.ca’s team was “offboarded” prior to the acquisition, adding that the deal was “mostly for [Willow.ca’s] license and clientbase.”

Though founded in 2019, Willow.ca

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