Tag "real estate"

Impact of COVID-19 Varies Across Proptech Verticals, Finds New Swiss Study

The negative fallout of COVID-19 and the resulting lockdown have spread to Swiss proptech companies, with those in the categories of asset management, construction, services, and, in some cases, marketplaces, being the most affected, according to a new study produced

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COVID-19 Accelerates Digital Adoption in Real Estate: Proptech Ventures Report

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing the real estate industry to accelerate its digital transformation, bringing both challenges and opportunities to the sector, according to a new report by independent European venture capital (VC) fund PropTech1 Ventures. In a paper titled

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Which Fintech Sectors Will Gain From COVID-19?

Like other sectors, fintech funding has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic turmoil, with investment down during the first months of 2020. However, the long-term impact of COVID-19 will differ across segments, with sectors including

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Real Estate Meets Blockchain

Blockchain, the technology underlying cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, has entered many industries including real estate where it promises increased efficiency and transparency. A blockchain is a digitized, distributed ledger that immutably records and shares information. By recording and combining transactions

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Alex Batlin’s Briefing of Crypto 2.0 Musings – Land Registry

Following up his 2 previous musings on “Bitcoin and Money Creation” and “Blockchain Disruption Evaluation”, Alex Batlin is back with another interesting observation on of using blockchains for land registry. Below is Alex’s full post: Land Registry Privatization The Guardian’s Land Registry faces

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WealthInitiative Launches Online Platform to Enhance Wealth Managers’ Value Proposition for Real Estate, Art and Passion Investing

WealthInitiative a Zurich-based fintech startup, has announced the release of its online platform and marketplace that aims to empower wealth managers with a more efficient tool to monitor and manage real estate, art and passion investments. The WealthInitiative platform, launched

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Crowdhouse.ch Wants to “Disrupt” the Swiss Real Estate Market

Crowdhouse.ch is Swiss real estate crowdfunding platform that allows individuals to acquire shares of rental buildings. The platform, which went live in late October, aims to gather several small investors and allow them to become co-owners of a property by

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