Arnie Sriskandarajah, Round Hill Ventures

Arnie Shriskandarajah is the Managing Director of Round Hill Ventures and has appeared on toplists such as Forbes 30 under 30 and 100 most influential people in Tech.

Round Hill Ventures is a part of Round Hill Capital – a global real estate firm with 15 offices around the world and 7 billion brittish pounds in asset value. They invest in and manage residential & commercial real estate, student housing and senior living.

In this episode we’re focusing on Round Hill Ventures and Proptech-investing. We are discussing:

  • What they as investors are looking for in terms of business ideas and personal traits
  • What the Real Estate industry can learn from Tech
  • Advice for Entrepreneurs seeking funding
  • Where the industry will be in five years
  • Advice for ”traditional” Real Estate Professionals


Daniel Kraft, Stronghold Invest

In this episode I’m meeting Daniel Kraft, Head of Innovations at Stronghold Invest. He’s also the co-founder of Nordic Proptech Initiative.

Stronghold has one of the most impressive portfolio’s, with companies such as: Newsec, Datcha and Niam. They are skilled at combining traditional real estate investments, consulting and Proptech.
In this episode we will discuss:

  • The investor perspective in real estate ventures
  • Advice to Entrepreneurs on how to get funded and grow
  • Why proptech is relevant to everyone, even if you’re a newbie
  • The latest useful innovations in the industry

Enjoy! /Emro Alkirwy

Andrew Baum, Oxford Said Business School

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In this episode I’m meeting Professor Andrew Baum at Oxford Said Business School.

He’s also the chariman of Newcore Capital Management as well as Property Funds research, both in London.

During the interview we’ll discuss:

  • The evolution of the real estate industry and where we are today.
  • What jobs that will disappear in a near future.
  • What companies that are pulling away from the competition, and why.
  • The skills and competences you should focus on to stay relevant in the industry.

We’ll also talk about Proptech, Digitalization, the few unicorns in Real Estate and the next big thing.


/Emro Alkirwy