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.

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.

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.

Amsterdam

Arcadis to work with smart city startups

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Nicholas Fearn

Global property and design consultancy Arcadis has opened a digital innovation hub in central Amsterdam as part of plans to spearhead its smart city ambitions.

Bosch Deepmap Car

Bosch commits €200m to biggest startup fund to date

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Nicola Byrne

Bosch was already one of Europe’s largest corporate investors, with a portfolio including more than 35 companies active in autonomous driving, Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain.

Cybersecurity IoT guide

Jargon buster: cybersecurity

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Alice Cruickshank

There are predicted to be 20bn to 50bn connected objects globally by 2020. One of the best ways to prevent an attack is awareness, so here are some of the words you need to understand.

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Take it away: Best conference quotes of 2018

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Nicola Byrne

As the proptech industry matures, there are more events to attend with more panels and insightful content than ever before. Here's a list of our top 10 quotes from our own events and those that we've attended.

Enrico Faccioli Gyana

Gyana unwraps trends to watch

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ENRICO FACCIOLI

There was more investment in startups in 2018, greater awareness of product from decision-makers in large corporates and higher levels of tech-adoption across the sector. But where next, asks Enrico Faccioli.

Liquid REI Photograph Future Travelator

How to win the race to evolve

Simon Hughes of Liquid Real Estate Innovation looks at how companies can find certainty, and capital, in the uncertain future of real estate.

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CHRISTMAS QUIZ | How proptech are you?

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Antony Slumbers

Are you a true believer? Or is your business doing just fine without tech? Let's see shall we? Here are 20 questions to sort out where you stand.