Real Estate

Why Farmland Investing Makes Sense

The term “flight to quality” refers to the tendency of investors to move their money from high-risk assets to low risk-assets in times of turmoil. For example, the herd might exchange high-yield bonds and volatile tech stocks for the stability of gold or the Swiss Franc. The logic behind this transfer of assets is to […]

Does Your Real Estate Have a Digital Twin?

Innovation is the mother of necessity. Some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs built their companies to offer a product or service they couldn’t find elsewhere. It also implies that you need subject matter expertise in a particular domain before you can successfully sell to it. Today, we’re going to talk about a startup that […]

How to Get Into Commercial Real Estate Investing

Take your life savings, invest it all in a single momentum stock, then sit back and see how easy it is to go about your normal life. See if you can go one single day without checking the price of your treasured stock. That emotional roller coaster epitomizes what it’s like to be a retail […]

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 […]