IoT Platforms in Real Estate - Boon or Bane?

Benjamin Kott

Founder & CEO of Fabriq

June 18, 2019

This is a continuation of a previous blog featuring a critical look on current developments in the proptech industry, sparked by a recent visit to the Future: PropTech event.

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If I was ever going to shoot a futuristic movie, it would probably be called something along the lines of “Rise of the Platforms” (there goes any hope I may have ever held out for a successful movie making career, I know). The trend in the proptech industry is definitely to try to cover an increasing number of use cases and data domains, and platforms are the traditional “delivery mode” for this.


Future Proptech ... Past?!

Benjamin Kott

Founder & CEO of Fabriq

May 24, 2019

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Let me just put this on record: Proptech is an exciting space. I’m saying this as someone who’s spent the past 10+ years in it, hence longer than the term proptech itself has been in existence. Previously largely used to refer to online agencies, proptech today apparently encompasses some 7,000 startups (according to CBRE’s Thomas Herr) and goes well beyond making real estate transactions more efficient.


The 3 Things to Expect of IoT-driven Smart Building Management in 2019

Benjamin Kott

Founder & CEO of Fabriq

January 15, 2019

Cityscape by Andreas Bückner on Unsplash

Are you happy with how 2018 turned out?

At a global stage, the world certainly experienced its fair share of challenging events, from the mundane to the outrageous (let’s not get into the gory details here, you all know what and who we mean...). Back at Fabriq, however, it’s been our best year yet, and we’re looking forward to continuing on this trajectory into 2019 and beyond!


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