Wondrwall

Wondrwall: The patented technology giving homes a brain

Alice Cachia

Chief executive and founder Daniel Burton says his smart home technology, which is partnered with Amazon’s Alexa, will protect consumers from burglars, reduce energy bills by 30% and have the heating on by the time users get home. 

Andrei Danescu And Adrian Negoita From Botsandus

Intu works with retail tech start-ups

Retail property heavyweight Intu has announced that it is to provide live trialing oppportunities for seven young businesses with ideas to change retail.

Al Goldstein Avant MIPIM PropTech

Fintech ‘not the holy grail for property’

David Martin in New York

MIPIM PropTech | It is often suggested that proptech ought to follow in the footsteps of fintech, which is considered to be five to seven years ahead in its maturity in the financial market place. Fintech entrepreneur Al Goldstein, despite having founded two $1bn businesses, believes it is the consumer markets that need to be followed.

MIPIM PropTech Winners

Tech innovators trying to be heard above the noise

MIPIM PROPTECH | Dan Hughes, RICS director and judge of the MIPIM Startup Competition semi-finals for New York and London, talked to David Martin about what makes an award winning proptech start-up.

Peter Gibson Grindsmith

Grindsmith on the Rise as Barclays seeks new site

Barclays' fintech banking centre, Rise Manchester, in the arches of Great Northern Warehouse, has closed and the vacated space taken by start-up coffee operator Grindsmith, currently being courted by many of the city’s developers who are keen to bring attractive independent brands to their new buildings.