Aprao Presents... Talks With Experts

In this series, Aprao’s CEO Daniel Norman chats to a range of experts across the UK property development space to find out how the market is changing. We particularly shine a lens on the use of technology and innovation in the real estate industry.

How can developers, valuation professionals and development finance lenders all embrace technology to improve efficiency, find the best deals and evolve?

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Episode 1: The future of tech in property | RICS

“It’s a really interesting time to be looking at the future of data in a sector which is arguably behind the curve compared to other sectors.”

Andrew Knight, Data & Tech

In this episode, Aprao speaks to Andrew Knight from the Tech Partner Programme and Data Standards at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. As leaders who establish, promote, and enforce the highest professional standards in property development, how does the RICS see the future of tech in property?

In this webinar we cover a range of topics, including the story of tech adoption so far in property, how the RICS has been promoting tech, tech trend predictions for the next few years and the vision of the future for the next generation of surveyors.

Episode 2: How Fintech is changing property finance | Native Finance

“In terms of the last five years, there's been a big shift in mindset when it comes to technology. What COVID has done is catalyse that massively and it's changed the equation - not just for real estate, but every sector.”

Prasanna Kannan, Co-Founder

In this episode, Aprao speaks to the co-founder of Native Finance, Prasanna Kannan on the intersection of FinTech and PropTech. In 2015, Prasanna founded Native Finance, the leading tech platform for real estate finance in Europe. Since its launch, the platform has seen £800m+ in deal flow and over £100m of completions in bridging, development and investment finance. 

Prasanna brings a unique perspective and high level of expertise to the table for this conversation on the intersection of FinTech and PropTech. We cover what the main tech innovations are right now, what the future of FinTech in property looks like, and how you can embrace this change.



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