Chris Stephenson

Concrete VC and JLL join Trend Talk line-up

Concrete VC venture partner Chris Stephenson and a senior representative of JLL's NXT Office have joined the speakers for the next PlaceTech Trend Talk, due to be held in London in October.

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REGISTER NOW | Trend Talk London

Following on from Trend Talks earlier this year in Manchester and Amsterdam, this half-day event will be held at Techspace Shoreditch in London on 31 October 2018.

YieldCoin

Avignon Capital backs YieldCoin

The property investment firm has formed an exclusive partnership with real estate liquidity platform iYield, and its unique cryptocurrency.

Blockchain

MP calls for chief blockchain officer

Conservative MP Eddie Hughes has released a report calling for the government to increase its focus on using blockchain, in a move that highlights the universal growth of this technology across all sectors.

Paul Unger PlaceTech

EDITOR’S NOTE | Chained to the future

While business folk and tech watchers go on attacking and defending blockchain, arguing in a loop over whether it has value or not, notable evidence of its growing credibility among large companies and authorities keeps racking up quietly in the background, writes Paul Unger.

Vinay Goel JLL

JLL hires ex-Google director

JLL has appointed former Google executive Vinay Goel as chief digital product officer to focus on new product development and innovation for clients.

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Meet the judges: PlaceTech Prize

Alex Edds, Melanie Leech, James Dearsley and Tom Cheesewright are among the panel of property and technology experts judging the PlaceTech Prize for innovation in 2018.