Branch Office Furniture and the Disruption of an Antiquated Space | Nine Four Ventures
“Branch, a digitally native office furniture solution and new Nine Four portfolio company, has entered the market to simplify the process, offering direct-to-business furniture with the guidance, flexibility, and the quality that growing companies require, all at an extremely affordable price.”
“To future proof the sector and to make a real impact on housing availability, there needs to be a holistic approach, a combination of attracting the right skills to the sector, alongside adoption of technological innovation. Together this will ensure that we are continually improving and challenging our construction methods.”
“Retail PropTech is becoming more sophisticated, offering landlords and retail tenants everything from demographic profiles on individuals roaming shopping malls to information on what retail brands perform best in certain geographic areas to tools that help pair the right retailer with the right landlord.”
“A revamped WeWork may see its fortunes rebound, but it remains to be seen what its recent troubles will mean for the co-working space company at large.
Though some competitors may be hesitant to go public after WeWork’s experience, many will likely see an opportunity to boost their own prospects in WeWork’s wake.”
AI is moving too fast, and that’s a good thing | Fast Company
“This emerging attitude toward innovative tech could spur us to make AI not just “work,” but behave. It could establish how we respond to other new disruptive technologies, too—such as 5G internet, cryptocurrency, self-driving cars, and CRISPR gene editing.”