Proptech is beginning to become a buzzword in real estate markets as the industry looks to change how real estate is managed, transacted and recorded; Asia-Pacific based proptech companies have raised more that $4.5bn since 2013; the South China Morning Post points out some of the key trends in Hong Kong’s proptech market; coworking spaces are beginnings of be utilized more as the approach helps to spur innovation; big data analysis helps agents to connect buyers and sellers; digital tools are being used more for buyers and sellers; blockchain technology for title registration is starting to take shape, though regulators need to catch up to technology as current law doesn’t allow for blockchain based titles. Source.
Todd is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists. He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences. He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.