If there is one thing the success of Eric Ries’ Lean Startup or Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur’s Business Model Generation has taught us it is that there is no one method to starting or running a successful business.
The property industry can have a tendency to be somewhat short sighted. We often underplay the extent and significance of change over the long-term and fail to focus our minds fully on those issues that might have the greatest potential impact on the future.
In the past six months, the price of bitcoin has fluctuated dramatically, from lows of $3,236 (£2,333) to peaks of $18,868, then back to a low of $5,952.
Arguably one of the best tech entrepreneurs, Elon Musk, once said: “Focus on signal over noise. Don’t waste time on stuff that doesn’t actually make things better.”
Proptech may only be in its infancy but it is moving fast. Is the property sector keeping up?
The technology sector is responsible for huge shifts in real estate globally. Just witness the so-called ‘Amazon eﬀect’ on bricks-and-mortar retail and driverless cars being created by Apple, Google and Tesla, which will not only affect parking space assets and hotels but have a serious knock-on eﬀect on the density ...
Property Week speaks to Gemma Young, the CEO and co-founder of an online platform designed to take the stress out of buying and selling your home.
What does AI mean for the industry and will it have the transformative effect many predict?