Below are some interesting articles covering real estate innovation this week.
There is only 1 week left to nominate a candidate for an ASDAward. The nominees will be invited to the ASDAwards ceremony that’s held as part of AnySizeDeals Week – The Festival of Real Estate Innovation which takes place from September 8 – 11, 2020 at The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas.
Is the future of work a bionic organization? This is the suggestion of Verizon Business’ CEO, Tami Erwin, and President of Verizon Global Enterprise, Sampath Sowmyanarayan, in a new white paper published this week. The paper, written in conjunction with Boston Consulting Group, is the third in a series looking at tactics for success in a post-COVID ‘business as unusual’ environment. The key recommendation is that organizations will need to intertwine the possibilities offered by technology with human capabilities to be successful in the future.
tZERO President Saum Noursalehi said Wednesday that his token trading platform plans to enable trading of St. Regis Aspen Resort digital securities later this quarter.
Dexterity emerged from stealth this week to announce its full-stack solution aimed at creating collaborative robotics systems. The hardware-software system is designed for a variety of different tasks, including bin picking and box packing, targeted at warehouse fulfillment and logistics needs.
I don’t think my opinion on Japanese summers is particularly unusual, which is probably why Sony decided to go ahead with the Reon Pocket through its First Flight internal-startup-incubator-slash-crowdfunding-platform. First Flight has previously led to products like the FES E Ink watch, the Huis smart home universal remote, and the Wena Wrist modular smartwatch. Now we have the Reon Pocket, which can only be described as a wearable air conditioner, and I’ve been testing it out…
When Fabian Rogers first heard that his landlord wanted to install facial recognition cameras at the entrance of his New York City building, the recent university graduate was suspicious.
His flat was affordable because it was rent-stabilized by law, he said, but back in 2018 landlords could raise rents when tenants vacated – a legislation loophole that was closed last year after tenants’ groups said it incentivized evictions.
Last August, R.J. Pittman hopped on stage at a Las Vegas conference to promote his company. A seasoned tech executive with stints at Apple, Google and eBay, Pittman was less than a year into his role as CEO of Matterport, which develops and sells cameras and software to create 3D digital models of interior space.
“Are you ready to step into the future?” he asked the audience packed with real estate executives and agents as he paced the stage in classic Silicon Valley fashion — dark jeans, sneakers and a blazer.
Greek proptech startup Prosperty raises €1.1 million seed funding to digitalise real estate processes | techeu
Athens-based proptech startup Prosperty has raised €1.1 million in seed funding from Velocity.Partners and Metavallon VC, as well as some angel investors. The real estate platform is about to launch in Greece and is slated to expand to other countries next year…