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This startup just raised $5 million to automate the clunky real estate appraisal process

When Noah Isaacs and John Meadows were best friends growing up in Berkeley, Calif., they dreamed of remaining friends for life. What they didn’t imagine was living together in New York and starting a company together — yet they have. It’s called Bowery Valuation, and it’s aiming to bring commercial …

IIIT-H Seed Fund Invests in Rental Management Platform

Paymatrix<p>(Attn.editors: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the …

Startups

Eight real estate start-ups to watch in 2018

Both residential and commercial estate agents have been hit by a wave of proptech disruption since Purplebricks launched in Australia in late 2016, …

Why Losing Employees to the Gig Economy Is Actually Good for Business | Inc.com

The idea of losing your employees to freelance side work seems pretty terrifying. After all, how can you compete with the freedom and flexibility that the gig economy offers?<p>In the first 12 years of this century, income fell eight percent while rent went up by thirteen. Meanwhile, the average …

Gig Economy

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Real Estate

It’s Price Before Product. Period.

Pricing pro Madhavan Ramanujam uncovers a powerful idea: Determine price before you design your product. Here, he details the ways companies trip up …

Product Management

What Opendoor's Uber-Like Funding Means For Real Estate

Opendoor’s deployment of $320 million in equity funding and $400 million in debt will send shockwaves across the industry, perhaps most by …

5 driving forces that are reshaping the real estate industry for the future.

The real estate industry is reinventing itself before our eyes. But what’s driving the change? Keep reading for the top 5 drivers of change.

The right questions?

Technology has rapidly risen up the agenda over the last few years, right across the built environment. This means different things to different …

7 Useful Apps For Real Estate Agents

While they are still slightly below historical norms, sales of existing homes rose to their highest levels in the last nine years this May, according …

Women's style predictions for 2017

In this year of the unpredictable, you can at least rely on a list of predictions at its end from pundits like me. So while we say a collective good riddance to an annus horribilis, we can also look forward to some thrilling prospects taking shape in the fashion world in 2017.<p><b>Everyone’s going to</b> …

5 Real Estate Marketing Trends To Watch Out For In 2017

When you invest time and money into your marketing, understanding the trends is essential.<p>Why? Well, for example, if you primarily build your …

Real Estate

How technology may change the real estate market

Real estate is the vehicle that supports economic activities, and as such, it is only natural that commercial real estate evolves with time.<p>Fifty …

Real Estate

Three real estate tech tools this YPN Chairperson can’t live without - Realtors Property Resource® (RPR)

Young people are entering the real estate industry in waves, and among them is a new breed of tech-friendly enthusiasts who believe digital is today …

Experts Say These 5 Metrics Are Crucial for Mobile App Growth

Ever feel like you have to chase <i>all the data</i> but not sure what to improve first? The number of metrics you <i>could</i> track for your mobile app is …

Analytics

Fake manuka honey test unveiled

The UMF Honey Association says it has found the solution to fake manuka honey products, developing a portable device which tests for the nectar of …

Google Plus

4 out of 5 jars of manuka honey are fake

<i>April 13, 2016</i><p>New Zealand produces about 1,700 tons of manuka honey in a season, yet 10,000 tons are sold annually world-wide. It's scary, I know, …

New Zealand

Design Thinking: Empathy Maps

Empathy Maps help to rapidly put your team in the user’s shoes and align on pains and gains — whether at the beginning of a project or mid-stream …

Real estate firms think these 3 things are key to their bottom lines

"Cybersecurity is number one for me," said Marc Holliday, CEO of SL Green Realty who moderated one of the panels. "Is this a burning issue for your firms," he asked the other panelists, "or am I just paranoid?"<p>If he was paranoid, so were they, the other panelists, including Robert Entin, chief …

PETA Vegan Fashion Award 2014 - Die Gewinner

Stella McCartney Stops Using Patagonian Wool Amid Animal Cruelty Concerns

The designer is now "more determined than ever to fight for animal rights in fashion."<p>Stella McCartney stands by her principals. The designer and animal rights activist, who refuses to use leather, fur or animal skin in her collections, is making a big change after PETA brought some disturbing …

Fashion’s Biological Future is Now

by Joshua Katcher (also published on Huffington Post) In an industry notorious for transience, flux and experimentation, it’s counterintuitive to …

Sustainability

Outerknown Evolution Menswear

Outerknown has released a new range of outerwear and board shorts made from recycled nylon sourced from reclaimed fishing nets. According to the UN …

Menswear

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Men's Vegan Fashion - Dressy Vegan Clothing, Shoes & Accessories<p>There's a mix of everything: fast fashion to designer. It's all vegan friendly. The …

Vegan Men's Fashion

Simply put, there’s nothing better than a sharp-dressed man and even better, a guy who sports cruelty-free clothes. In our March+April issue, we …

Clothing

Vegan Mens Fall Fashion

Fall Fashion for the Fellas<p><b>Cool Compassion from Head to Foot: Fall Menswear Classics with a Twist</b><p>By KIM VILYUS<p>Some things will never change. Some …

Men's Fashion

Pigeon Vegan Shoes

Pigeon Vegan Shoes: Kickin Custom Up a Notch by KIM VILYUS Okay now…let’s be honest. Vegan shoes still have a stigma – hippy, basic,...

Shoes