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By: Brendan Canny, Managing Director of Open Box Software There’s a lot of talk about the 4th industrial revolution and how we are moving towards the fusion of technology and people. It seems like everyone is talking about robotics, artificial intelligence, the blockchain, nanotechnology, quantum computing, biotechnology, the Internet of Things, 3D printing and autonomous vehicles. A quick Google of “Real Estate technology” reveals that, far from being a laggard, as it is often presented, the Real Estate industry is enthusiastically adopting technology to improve how it works. You only need to look at the activity in the PropTech space,…
It was approximately one year ago this time that we had our first event as the new owners of CREtech.com. I had known the original founder of the site, Pierce Neinken, since he started it and was a proud volunteer from day 1. So when we had an opportunity to acquire the platform, at the suggestion of my good friend Jeremy Neuer, we jumped on it. At our first event as the new owners, it felt like something was in the air. Something was happening in the CRE Tech sector, you could just feel it. Momentum was building. And at…
By: Poonam Mathis, Founder of StealthForce  It’s important to be a geek about your business, and as an entrepreneur I take that responsibility seriously, which is how I know that in 1937, while Amelia Earhart was disappearing over the ocean and the Golden Gate Bridge was having its grand opening, a guy named Ronald Coase published “The Nature of The Firm”. Coase made the case that the only reason why firms need to exist is if there are economic benefits (lower organization costs, increased precision, lower supply costs) at scale. It was never about internal-knowledge-sharing or a company’s special sauce. …
If some financial institutions had used blockchains before the last recession, we may not have had one. After all, banks sometimes didn’t know which company’s books held bad mortgages, and a blockchain is essentially a single time-stamped ledger transparent to all its users. Since that time, companies in a wide variety of industries, such as health care, government, food, supply chain management and trade finance, have begun exploring blockchain technology. The problems they’re trying to solve mostly come down to inefficiency and fraud. Gartner, a research firm, projects the global business benefits of blockchain technology will total $5 billion in…
NEW YORK CITY—With news such as Eastern Consolidated’s closing, the coming of blockchain, and Cushman & Wakefield reportedly operating at a loss for the last three years, should brokers be worried?
Whether you manage 1 or 100 properties managing them has remained the same. Today technology is changing every aspect from maintenance to legal contracts to make things faster, easier and smarter for investors. Hemlane CEO, Dana Dunford, returns to RERL as she talks with Joe about managing rental property on your terms. Specific topics include: Agent liability issues Cyclical and linear market cycles Everything about investing outside California How will cryptocurrency and blockchain work its way into transactions Next big step for property management
It wasn’t too long ago that the latest trends in real estate technology were virtual reality tours and drone photography. Now, agents are having to explore what were once far-out concepts like artificial intelligence, machine learning, geofencing and blockchain. There has been an explosion in recent years not only of the technology available to agents, but also the money being poured into the tech side of the business.
In the CREtech sector, we need all the help we can get. Investment in the industry is at record levels. It is clear that real progress is being made with many, many startups scaling yet getting the press to pay attention to us is still a challenge. And I get it. We are a small ecosystem in the tech sector and the real estate trade media focuses mostly on big deals and trends in the commercial real estate sector, overall. And then along comes Rich Berliner, CEO of Fifth Gen Media! And he’s doing exactly what we need.. trend stories,…
Cryptocurrency trading platform SFOX has announced the closure of a $22.7 million Series A funding round with participation from Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, according to an August 16 press release. Co-founder and partner at Tribe Capital and Social Capital, Arjun Sethi, led the Series A funding round for the U.S.-based cryptocurrency dealer SFOX, with participation from Y Combinator, Khosla Ventures, Digital Currency Group, Blockchain Capital, and Blecharczyk.
For the month of August, while taking a break from writing to focus on some large initiatives at CREtech, I have asked some of the smartest people in CREtech that I know to guest blog for me and share their perspectives on the sector and current landscape. I am pleased in this entry to have my friend Raja Seetharaman share his thoughts on the future of CREtech. In my humble opinion, he is a true thought-leader and one of the most important industry leaders in the space. Thanks Raja! I hope you enjoy his insights as much as I did! –…