What’s New In PropTech

What’s New In PropTech You won’t believe some of the things that are happening in the world of property technology. The first Australian Property Technology Summit was held from 5-7 September in Sydney. 34 speakers from around the world addressed an audience of industry representatives, property enthusiasts, investors, and technology experts on the changing aspects…

How to Reduce Risk

How to Reduce Risk  How to reduce risk when investing in early stage companies.  Many of our investors and guests at our inaugural investor day held in June, expressed interest in hearing more about how we invest to reduce risk. Specifically, what were some of the terms used, such as ‘Preference Shares’, and what’s the…

Few organisations have looked at more Real Estate Software Products than PieLAB Venture Partners, here’s why we chose to back Active Pipe.

Few organisations have looked at more Real Estate Software Products than PieLAB Venture Partners, here’s why we chose to back AcitvePipe. After reviewing approximately 150 real estate technology products over the last 12 months, the PieLAB Real Estate Industry Venture Capital Fund made just two investments with a third to be announced shortly. One of…

Blockchain Continued

Blockchain Continued We began our series on blockchain in December with a very brief explanation of blockchain and it’s foundations in crypto currency. In this article we will discuss the wider application of the technology in business by understanding how it can be applied to some specific use cases, including the transacting and managing of…

Would you place a $100,000 bet?

Would you place a $100,000 bet? Hundreds of real estate principals around Australia are doing just that – betting on businesses that are sometimes little more than great ideas. As a real estate principal running a successful business you’ve probably been presented with the opportunity to invest in the latest real estate technology business that…