Intelligent Business Development: The Stay Alfred Partner Summit | Nine Four Ventures

‘Today, companies need to be creative with their business development practices, and thanks to their tenacious team, Stay Alfred has become great example for startups looking to build long-lasting and beneficial alliances while keeping their values clear and consistent along the way.’

Developers and Local Governments are Using Location Intelligence for Optimal Real Estate Decision-making | Orbital Insight

‘Digitally-mined customer origin and behavioral data practically tell retailers these days which areas they need to expand in, where they might benefit in diversifying or when a store might do better to just close.’

Google Patents Smart Home Tech To Personalize Your Life | CB Insights

‘The patent envisions a reality where smart devices — along with the data they collect — help inform household decisions based on “sensed observations.”’

Airbnb may seek direct offering instead of IPO | Washington Post

‘If Airbnb chooses to go the route of a direct listing, it could help shield the company from some of the same scrutiny faced by its peers, as well as limit the costs associated with an IPO.’

Hipsturbia, Co-Living And More Emerging Trends That Will Shape Real Estate In 2020 | Forbes

‘Technology is affecting all property types, most obviously retail and industrial. Property managers are turning to technology solutions for productivity enhancements and improved operational efficiency.’

Global Proptech Investment Hits Record High in First Half of 2019 | National Real Estate Investor

‘Investment in real estate tech companies globally hit $14 billion in the first half of 2019. That’s more than during all of 2017, which saw a record $12.7 billion in proptech investment, and a 309 percent increase from the first half of 2018, according to research firm CREtech.’