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.

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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.

James Dearsley

Dearsley enters proptech market with Unissu

Well-known proptech commentators James Dearsley and Eddie Holmes have raised £150,000 of pre-seed funding to develop an online database of companies in the property technology market. The new platform will be called Unissu and is due to launch in the autumn.

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JLL and Lendlease launch Propell Asia

The commercial property giants have worked together to launch the first Singapore-based regional accelerator for ambitious technology startups in the Asia Pacific region.