Dirk Paelinck

Chairman, European PropTech Association

Takes part in

  • PropTech NEXT SummitView Full Event
  • 17:10 - 17:30

    Locknote Fireside Chat III: Europe - Looking at how developments in Europe may shape industry trends in Australia

    Magnus has been named as a top 10 Global Influencer in PropTech (twice) and is a dedicated Senior Advisor and Chief Product Officer with a 25+ year track record in developing world-class digital solutions. He spent 19 years as Chief Product Officer at the PropTech start up Datscha (Swe) which in 2019 was sold to Real Capital Analytics (US). His role as a Partner at Stronghold Invest includes the digital transformation of existing real estate portfolio companies (Newsec & NIAM), scouting and managing investment opportunities in global PropTech start-up space. In this session we hear what drives him; what are the secrets to his success; in addition to what’s it like to lecture at Cambridge; complete 2 ironman and of course what trends is he seeing that will impact Australia?

    Guest include:
    Magnus Svantegård Partner, Stronghold Invest
  • 16:35 - 17:10

    EMEA OUTLOOK: Europe, the Middle Eastern and Africa: Assessing the Proptech drivers and landscape across different real estate markets

    Europe and the Middle East couldn’t be more different in terms of culture and real estate. Europe has 98% old buildings while the much of the Middle East has been developed over the last 1-2 decades. However, EMEA offers big opportunities for investment and collaboration and a burgeoning opportunity for astute Proptechs.

    Panellists include:
    Amalia Paz Founding Partner, Bricks
    Prakash Senghani Founder, Navatech Group
    Sammy Pahal Managing Director, UK Proptech Association
    Angelica Donati CEO, Donati Immobiliare Group & Advisory Partner, Concrete Ventures
    Moderated by:
    Mete Varas Founder, Euro/Asia PropTech Initiative - UAE

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