MIPIM 2019 Engaging The Future

Why property is starting to buy tech

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Paul Unger

The talk of MIPIM was that property is at last waking up and smelling the tech. Gone are the rounds of insults about dinosaurs who haven’t a clue and geeks that don’t know how the real world works. Instead, proper conversations about actual implementation were being had around the private villas, beach bars and pavilions. Here’s why.

Jack Sibley Nuveen

MIPIM: Jack Sibley on hype, trials and ROI

A year ago Jack Sibley made headlines when he moved from being an R&D intern to heading innovation and technology strategy at Nuveen Real Estate, aged 23. Paul Unger caught up with him in the Cannes sunshine.

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.

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.