Disruptive Tech Sensor

Disrupting the conveyancing process

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Nicholas Fearn

Technology has the ability to increase market transparency and liquidity while enabling lower transaction costs. That’s according to “The Future of Real Estate Transactions” report, written by Andrew Saull and Andrew Baum from Oxford Saïd Business School.

Aaron Block Wouter Truffino Proptech 101

PropTech 101: Your strategy for getting started

Aaron Block and Zach Aarons, partners of early-stage venture capital firm MetaProp, are set to become authors with their book, PropTech 101. Here's an extract from chapter three titled: Industry strategies for engaging with proptech.

Derq At SXSW

Property innovations dominate SXSW Pitch

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Nicholas Fearn

Famed for its tech content, the conference brought together 50 innovative startups from across the globe, all of which pitched in front of a live audience and panel of expert judges.

Blackpoint And Colliers

Colliers launches cybersecurity offering

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Nicholas Fearn

As part of its 'Neighborhood Curated by Colliers' platform, the real estate giant has teamed up with Blackpoint Cyber to rollout real-time cyber security solutions to its clients, partners and tenants.

Dustin Strydom Open Box

How one South African company is helping ditch the spreadsheet

The poor spreadsheet has become shorthand for a situation where data is stored in inaccessible silos, living in different departments, in different platforms and even in hard copy...in 2019. Dustin Strydom, director of automation services at Open Box, offers his solution.

Watch 5 pitches from innovators you should be excited about

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Nicola Byrne

Meet the startups from the 2018-19 class of the MetaProp Accelerator @ Columbia University, who pitched to a crowd of proptech investors, entrepreneurs and real estate executives from the likes of CBRE, Blackstone, Cushman & Wakefield, and more.