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Gyana partners with eLocations

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Nicola Byrne

The big data startup has entered a strategic partnership with eLocations to enable the firms to calculate the current turnover, and predict future turnover, for each retail location or brand, globally.

Drones RICS

RICS: Drones, game or game changer?

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Nicola Byrne

Drones are not exactly new. They’ve gone from being used by the military, to being wrapped up as Christmas stocking fillers for children. However, their commercial potential has only been recently recognised.

Cybersecurity IoT guide

5 takeaways from KPMG tech leaders survey

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Paul Unger

KPMG asked 740 “tech industry leaders” about their innovation priorities and found IoT the biggest likely winner in the next three years and increasing scepticism of artificial intelligence.

Concrete VC panel

What works + what fails in commercial innovation

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Nicola Byrne

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For many companies, beginning to innovate can be an overwhelming experience, full of risks and challenges. Specialist proptech fund Concrete VC decided to tackle this head on by hosting an event looking at what works and what fails in commercial real estate innovation.

Paul Unger Editor PlaceTech

Editor’s Note: Discover the compound effect of tech

Earning interest on the interest is one of the most tantalising of all financial teachings. Does the modern tech world open the possibility of recreating this famous multiplier effect in the buildings and property ventures we create?

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.

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.