Real Estate

How Blockchain Will Transform Residential Mortgages

In our previous piece, The Global Impact of Cheap Satellites and Launches, we talked about how there are very few trillion-dollar industries in this world. When you’re an entrepreneur, a trillion-dollar industry is pretty exciting because all you need to do is capture 0.01% of it and you’ll have $1 billion. Take the $1.7 trillion U.S. […]

Using Blockchain for Commercial Real Estate

Commercialized blockchain solutions are like high school sex. Everyone claims they’re doing it, for the few that are, it’s not as great as they say it is, and it’s only the teachers who actually know what they’re doing. One impediment for blockchain technology was the ICO debacle which fleeced more suckers than you can shake a stick […]

Using AI for Commercial Real Estate Valuations

Browse through a collection of quotes from astronauts who view the earth from space and several common themes stand out. The first is why – as humans – we all haven’t done a better job of coming together and solving the world’s problems. The second, somehow related to the first, is the fragility of our […]

5 Startups Creating Security Tokens on the Blockchain

Ilusory superiority refers to the propensity of humans to overestimate themselves when compared to others. Take for example the survey they did of Stanford MBAs, of which 87% rated their academic performance as above the median. While that sort of ignorance can be expected from people with MBAs, it’s actually a far more widespread problem. The truth […]

9 Startups Using Artificial Intelligence in Real Estate

Everyone knows that probably the smartest investment we could make today would be in cryptocurrency. Said no one ever. Another sure-fire way to lose money is to invest in over-the-counter stocks, something we’ve been preaching for years. Regular readers who have been paying attention know that the safest long-term bet is to find an ETF […]