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Propcast by Louisa Dickins, Co Founder of LMRE the leading Global PropTech recruiter brought to you in partnership with UK PropTech Association, The UK PropTech Association is a membership organisation to drive the digital transformation of the property industry.
This show will focus on connecting the proptechs, real estate funds and VC’s globally…and get everyone talking about innovation of the built environment.

https://ukproptech.com

The Propcast Louisa Dickins

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Propcast by Louisa Dickins, Co Founder of LMRE the leading Global PropTech recruiter brought to you in partnership with UK PropTech Association, The UK PropTech Association is a membership organisation to drive the digital transformation of the property industry.
This show will focus on connecting the proptechs, real estate funds and VC’s globally…and get everyone talking about innovation of the built environment.

https://ukproptech.com

    What does the next phase of PropTech hold for the real estate industry? With Jack Sibley and Alex Edds

    What does the next phase of PropTech hold for the real estate industry? With Jack Sibley and Alex Edds

    In this episode The Propcast talks Jack Sibley from Insurami, and Alex Edds from JLL about the next phase of PropTech and what this means for the real estate industry. We review the last five years and lessons learned, the education gap between VCs and solutions, and what various buzzwords really mean. And we address the hard questions focused around diversity and organisation's strategy!

    • 49 min
    The Propcast Returns

    The Propcast Returns

    Welcome back to the Propcast for season 6.

    This is the show where host, Louisa Dickins interview PropTechs most compelling figures from around the world to discuss industry trends and challenges, career learnings and what the future holds for start ups, and the funds who are changing up the property landscape.

    Our guests share not only professional but personal experiences and the valuable lessons they have learnt for our listeners to find out more about the evolution of the built environment.

    • 1 min
    Relevation 2021 – The Digital Fundraising Summit in PropTech

    Relevation 2021 – The Digital Fundraising Summit in PropTech

    Summary: In this episode the Propcast talks Idriss Goossens from PropTech Lab, Alain Waha from Cogital, Alexandra Nicoletti from Camber Creek and Travis Connors from Building Ventures about Relevation 2021, the leading digital fundraising summit for Proptechs, and about the changing landscapes of VC.
     
    The Propcast by Louisa Dickins, Co-Founder of LMRE the leading Global PropTech recruiter, is brought to you in partnership with CREtech and ReimTech. This show will focus on connecting the PropTechs, real estate funds and VC’s globally…and get everyone talking about innovation of the build to rent environment.
     
    About Our Host
    Louisa Dickins
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/louisa-dickins-ab065392/?originalSubdomain=uk 
    Louisa started her career in property working at a well-known estate agency in London. Realising her people skills, she moved over to Lloyd May to pursue a career in recruitment. She now is a Director at LMRE, who are a specialist recruitment firm driven by PropTech and recruitment professionals, and Louisa oversees their 5 core areas. Louisa co-founded LMRE and provides a constructive recruitment platform to the new disruptors in real estate. Louisa is also on the board of Directors at UK PropTech Association (UKPA).
     
    About LMRE
    www.lmre.co.uk 
    LMRE believe there is a better way to recruit. LMRE focus on a more comprehensive, client led focus delivering exceptional talent to the place at the time. They are passionate about the industry and passionate about people's careers. LMRE spend time with each client to become and an extension of the business, and their transparency and core values help them grow with the sector. LMRE simplify recruitment and innovate with our clients and evolve the people driven, PropTech community.
     
    About Guests
    Idriss Goossens 
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/idrissgoossens/
    Idriss Goossen’s is the founder of PropTech Lab (Belgium),  PropTech Lab are the Belgium community of innovators in the real estate value chain. Their mission is to foster innovations in construction and real estate and to ease digital transformation of the industry. PropTech Lab help to connect and relate companies, start-ups and investors, in order to underline the new trends of the market, to promote industry advancements, to contribute influencing and educating the market, and to foster collaboration and innovation in the Belgian Real Estate community. Idriss is also the founder of Relevation, which is the Global Digital Fundraising Summit for PropTech. This event aims to facilitate matchmakings between start-ups in fundraising process, and investors ready to invest
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    Travis Connors
    https://buildingventures.com/travis-connors/
    Travis Connors is the co-founder of Building Ventures where he co-leads the Investment Committee. Building Ventures invests in companies that are reshaping the way the built environment is designed operated and experienced. Building Ventures partner with visionary entrepreneurs who will have a profound effect on how and where we live as humans on our planet. Travis currently manages the firm’s involvement with Smartvid.io as a member of the Board of Directors. In addition, he works closely with the teams at Blokable, Dandelion, Join Digital  and Measurabl. Travis is a New England native having attended Connecticut College and earned his M.B.A. from Columbia University.
     
    Alain Waha
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/alainwaha/?originalSubdomain=uk
    Alain Waha is the co-founder of Cogital and leads Ventures and Digital Strategy services. Cogital are an international Digital Transformation Agency for the Built-Asset Environment.  They work with owners, consultants, contractors and ventures to guide and support their digital transformation journey. Alain began his career started in aerospace and automotive, deploying new business models and

    • 51 min
    Property Management Made Simple with Cem Savas and Andy Belton

    Property Management Made Simple with Cem Savas and Andy Belton

    Summary: In this episode the Propcast talks to Cem Savas from Plentific and Andy Belton from Notting Hill Genesis about how property management can be made simple.
    The Propcast by Louisa Dickins, Co-Founder of LMRE the leading Global PropTech recruiter, is brought to you in partnership with CREtech and ReimTech. This show will focus on connecting the PropTechs, real estate funds and VC’s globally…and get everyone talking about innovation of the build to rent environment.
     
    About Our Host
    Louisa Dickins
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/louisa-dickins-ab065392/?originalSubdomain=uk 
    Louisa started her career in property working at a well-known estate agency in London. Realising her people skills, she moved over to Lloyd May to pursue a career in recruitment. She now is a Director at LMRE, who are a specialist recruitment firm driven by PropTech and recruitment professionals, and Louisa oversees their 5 core areas. Louisa co-founded LMRE and provides a constructive recruitment platform to the new disruptors in real estate. Louisa is also on the board of Directors at UK PropTech Association (UKPA).
     
    About LMRE
    www.lmre.co.uk 
    LMRE believe there is a better way to recruit. LMRE focus on a more comprehensive, client led focus delivering exceptional talent to the place at the time. They are passionate about the industry and passionate about people's careers. LMRE spend time with each client to become and an extension of the business, and their transparency and core values help them grow with the sector. LMRE simplify recruitment and innovate with our clients and evolve the people driven, PropTech community.
     
    About Guests
    Cem Savas
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/cem-savas-3686673/?originalSubdomain=uk 
    Cem Savas is the co-founder of Plentific, an award winning digital platform for property management. This platform empowers housing providers to streamline operations and enhance resident experience, unlocking operational savings throughout and competing work order management solutions and work to get the marketplace better trade professionals. Plentific is now in six countries, and has over 165 people. Prior to this Cem worked for some of the world's best known banking institutions but always maintained a keen interest in property, conceiving the idea for Plentific with co founder and CTO Emre Kazan, as the pair believed property management could and should be better - for local trades specialists, property managers and tenants.
     
    Andy Belton
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/andy-belton-0925a2/ 
    Andy Belton is Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a member of the Executive Board for Notting Hill Genesis. Notting Hill Genesis is one of the largest housing associations in London and the South East, owning and managing more than 66,000 homes and around 2,000 staff. NHG provide homes across a range of tenures and are committed to continuing to deliver housing that is affordable to all. With roots reaching back to the 1960s, their legacy organisations were established by local people who shared a similar vision – to house west London’s working poor, providing them a home from which to build themselves and their families a secure future. In 2017 Andy lead a digital transformation programme of ‘automation and efficiency’ to support our corporate strategy, called the WorkWise programme will be key to delivering the Notting Hill Genesis strategic objectives to modernise and improve customer services and to operate more efficiently.
     
    Resources Referenced
    LMRE website www.lmre.co.uk
    UKPA website www.ukpa.com
    Plentific website www.plentific.com
    Notting Hill Genesis website www.nhg.org.uk 
     
    Insights From This Episode
    You have to be very close to your clients and understand their pain points and get their feedback, but then sometimes to disrupt and to change how things work, you also

    • 42 min
    The PropTech For Good Movement with Menno Lammers and Andrea Basilova

    The PropTech For Good Movement with Menno Lammers and Andrea Basilova

    The Propcast
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    Title: The PropTech For Good Movement with Menno Lammers and Andrea Basilova
    Summary: In this episode the Propcast talks to Menno Lammers from PropTech For Good and Andrea Basilova from  Sensoneo about the PropTech For Good Movement. 
    The Propcast by Louisa Dickins, Co-Founder of LMRE the leading Global PropTech recruiter, is brought to you in partnership with CREtech and ReimTech. This show will focus on connecting the Proptechs, real estate funds and VC’s globally…and get everyone talking about innovation of the build to rent environment.
     
    About Our Host
    Louisa Dickins
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/louisa-dickins-ab065392/?originalSubdomain=uk 
    Louisa started her career in property working at a well-known estate agency in London. Realising her people skills, she moved over to Lloyd May to pursue a career in recruitment. She now is a Director at LMRE, who are a specialist recruitment firm driven by PropTech and recruitment professionals, and Louisa oversees their 5 core areas. Louisa co-founded LMRE and provides a constructive recruitment platform to the new disruptors in real estate. Louisa is also on the board of Directors at UK PropTech Association (UKPA).
     
    About LMRE
    www.lmre.co.uk 
    LMRE believe there is a better way to recruit. LMRE focus on a more comprehensive, client led focus delivering exceptional talent to the place at the time. They are passionate about the industry and passionate about people's careers. LMRE spend time with each client to become and an extension of the business, and their transparency and core values help them grow with the sector. LMRE simplify recruitment and innovate with our clients and evolve the people driven, PropTech community.
     
    About Guests
    Menno Lammers
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/menno1977/?locale=nl_NL 
    Menno Lammers is the quartermaster of the PropTech for Good movement. The PropTech for Good Movement propels Real Estate and Technology forward to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals. By stimulating connections between the Sustainable Development Goals, real estate and technology, they create future-proof environments for everyone. Menno is the founder of PropTechNL, one of the founding board members of the PropTech House, the European network and a much sought-after strategy sparring partner to the boards of real estate companies. Menno has worked for companies like Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Heimstaden Nederland, Savills, Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance, Rijksvastgoedbedrijf (part of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations). He helps his clients focusing on their needs while producing new ideas, developing effective strategies and designing high quality and scalable solutions.
     
    Andrea Basilova
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreabasilova/?originalSubdomain=sk 
    Andrea Basilova is co-founder of Sensoneo – global provider of smart waste management solutions that are designed and developed in-house and produced in the EU. Sensoneo changes the way waste is managed. The solution combines unique sensors, tracking equipment, and sophisticated software to enable customers to manage waste efficiently and with a lower environmental footprint. Sensoneo is on a mission to help cities and companies manage their waste more effectively and efficiently while improving environments for people. The company has developed a cloud-based platform which allows customers to completely digitize the entire bin infrastructure, and to configure, monitor and manage daily waste operations online. Using their inhouse developed and produced smart sensors that are combined with sophisticated software, the solution provides real-time waste monitoring and suggests optimal collection routes and automated navigation via shortest and safest routes. The solution enables to collect waste on demand while utilizing t

    • 41 min
    French PropTech with Jade Francine and Deborah Fritz

    French PropTech with Jade Francine and Deborah Fritz

    Summary: In this episode the Propcast talks to Jade Francine from WeMaintain and Deborah Fritz from MYRE about French PropTech.
    The Propcast by Louisa Dickins, Co-Founder of LMRE the leading Global PropTech recruiter, is brought to you in partnership with CREtech and ReimTech. This show will focus on connecting the Proptechs, real estate funds and VC’s globally…and get everyone talking about innovation of the build to rent environment.
     
    About Our Host
    Louisa Dickins
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/louisa-dickins-ab065392/?originalSubdomain=uk 
    Louisa started her career in property working at a well-known estate agency in London. Realising her people skills, she moved over to Lloyd May to pursue a career in recruitment. She now is a Director at LMRE, who are a specialist recruitment firm driven by PropTech and recruitment professionals, and Louisa oversees their 5 core areas. Louisa co-founded LMRE and provides a constructive recruitment platform to the new disruptors in real estate. Louisa is also on the board of Directors at UK PropTech Association (UKPA).
     
    About LMRE
    LMRE believe there is a better way to recruit. LMRE focus on a more comprehensive, client led focus delivering exceptional talent to the place at the time. They are passionate about the industry and passionate about people's careers. LMRE spend time with each client to become and an extension of the business, and their transparency and core values help them grow with the sector. LMRE simplify recruitment and innovate with our clients and evolve the people driven, PropTech community.
     
    About Guests
    Jade Francine
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jade-francine-0106bb41/?originalSubdomain=fr
    Jade is the co-founder and COO of WeMaintain, the tech-enabled lift maintenance company radically and rapidly transforming the market. Jade spent five years studying and working in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Bangalore before returning to France to launch WeMaintain. WeMaintain gives building managers a high-quality service that combines the technical skills of lift engineers with the agility and predictive power of its own proprietary technology. WeMaintain uses digital technology to empower lift engineers and customers, and believe that technology should serve people, not the other way around. At the centre of our philosophy is the belief that “we rise by lifting others”. 
     
    Deborah Fritz
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/deborahfritz/?locale=fr_FR
    Deborah comes from a background of real estate and corporate finance and after working for nearly 10 years in management control at UBS, Deborah became the CFO of the real estate investment fund US speaking Capital Partners in France. After that, she decided to model the asset management tool that was lacking and as a result cofounded MYRE in 2016. MYRE is the real estate data management solution for asset managers, this solution optimises performance of assets and initiates a profound transformation of collaboration between teams. Deborah holds three master's degrees on modelling applied and Economics and Management, Banking Management Control and Ecometrics.
     
    Resources Referenced
    LMRE website www.lmre.co.uk
    UKPA website www.ukpa.com
    WeMaintain website www.wemaintain.com
    MYRE website www.getmyre.com 
     
    Insights From This Episode
    If we trust in ourself, and if we're convinced that we have the good idea we need to go forward and push all the doors, the doors are now open to woman definitely – Deborah Fritz Mostly customers are not satisfied by the current situation. They want innovation, they want data they want transparency, reactivity. So you have to make sure that the product can answer such needs – Jade Francine It's important to have strong clients that can talk about it (your product) as they are your best PR – Deborah Fritz We have a very strong diversity,

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

actress12012 ,

Great Podcast!

I loved listening to the latest podcast with Tyler Christiansen and Demetrios Barnes. It was both informative and fun to listen to. It was clear that both guests were experts in their field and the insights provided were valuable to anyone in the property management space.

jmoinia ,

Informative and Fun

Lu is a natural behind the mic. I enjoy listening to her intimate diolouges with her guests. Both parties provide tons of great insight on the current landscape in real estate innovation. Anyone with an interest in jumping in the proptech space should keep their ears wide open for The Propcast.

Gyyyyoooossst ,

Informative and Highly Engaging

I love the flow of Louisa’s podcast and enjoy hearing from the guests she brings in to discuss CRE and CRE tech.

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