Faisal Butt

Faisal Butt

Faisal Butt, chief executive of Spire Ventures and founder and chairman of Pi Labs




  • Working environment

    Let’s be in teams, not on Teams


    There have been many stop-starts, but 15 months on from the first lockdown, the office – a collaborative space for experts to strategise, create and innovate – has finally been placed on the ‘green list‘. From 19 July, technology will help guide us back to a new and upgraded working ...

  • Home worker

    Proptech is about to come of age


    We are almost a year into the global pandemic and offices are largely sat idle and empty. With lockdown now a reality until spring, the question on many industry leaders’ lips is: what does the future hold for commercial offices?

  • Predictions - what happens next

    What happens next? Faisal Butt’s reforecast for 2020 and beyond


    In the final part of our reforecast series, experts from proptech, flexible workspace, architecture and beyond share their predictions for the post-lockdown future.

  • Fintech image

    What does the future of property finance look like?


    Looking to the next decade of real estate financing, a number of factors are on the minds of lenders and borrowers including the rise in the volume of debt finance and the impact that technology may play.

  • Proptech

    What can we learn from the Emoov story?


    There’s something special about the number 100. In sports, an American football field is 100 yards long. In science, 100 degrees Celsius is the boiling temperature of water. And, in finance, most currencies are divided into 100 sub-units. So, when a start-up I invested in five years ago increases in ...

  • Faisal Butt

    How Property Tech is reinventing both sides of the industry


    London: home to one of, if not the most fascinating property markets in the world.