The short term lending market is stronger than ever, so I met one of the worlds most interesting Entrepreneurs in this field – Guy Westlake, founder of Lavanda – a B2B short term rental market place operating globally.
How did Airbnb lead them to start the company?
The low level of technology adoption and regulatory manners in this field.
How they manage to attract institutional investors.
Guy’s best strategy advice on how to start a tech company.
What to not spend money on.
An invitation to a global membership to all you hotel operators and short term rental operators.
Henrik is the Director for WeWork’s operations in the Nordics, the Baltics and the Netherlands. He’s also co-founded Proptech Norway, an initiative to connect Entrepreneurs and Investors.
Some of the subjects we’ll cover are: – WeWork’s successful processes & methods. – How they use tech & data. – Their view on the risks of a declining office market & higher vacancy levels. – How to maintain the quality while scaling rapidly.
We’ll also discuss Real Estate Innovations, Entrepreneurship and investor sentiment – there are some good news, especially for all you innovative Entrepreneurs out there.
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
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