Digital economy makes its show at MIPIM 2015!

Simon Henry, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of awarded the most influential international property site in China 2014, Scott Picken, Founder and Senior Managing Partner of Wealth Migrate, the Global Real Estate Market Place revolutionising the world of real estate  and Brandon Weber, Founder & CEO of Hightower will speak at MIPIM 2015 on the session “DIGITAL ECONOMY DISRUPTS REAL ESTATE SECTOR: CRUSADERS AT THE DOOR” sponsored by Lennar International.



Digital economy at MIPIM 2015!

The real estate industry is being challenged and accelerated by the digital and network revolutions, as the net economy has definitely changed the nature of its core business activities. Information can be shared instantly on a global scale which opens new opportunities to international real estate markets and demands new approaches and practices, as it is clear that no business nowadays can succeed and grow without embracing digital technologies and in that way, gain exposure to the international property buying force. They call it “Digital REvolution in Real Estate”.



During the conference session, the leading property experts will discuss  opportunities and challenges facing real estate in the digital world and how to transform real estate through modern technologies.


Henry Simon, the Co CEO and Co Founder of, will share his experience in creation of a global platform for real estate information servicing the world’s Chinese communities. Created in 2011, Juwai is a service based business with a strong IT platform working with millions of Chinese property buyers around the world engaged in global property investment.


Brandon Weber‘s background and interests lie at the intersection of technology and commercial real estate. Founder & CEO of Hightower, he will present how to transform commercial real estate through beautiful, intuitive technology. His company’s  core product is the industry’s first cloud and mobile commercial leasing platform.


Scott Picken is a serial entrepreneur, Global Property Fund Manager & Africa’s Leading Global Investor. He is the author of the book “Property Going Global” which was written in association with Clem Sunter and widely recognized as the authority on International Property Investment. He is a master real estate analyst and investment property acquisitions expert and active in several global markets including USA, UK, Australia, Asia and South Africa. In 1998 he wrote his dissertation about how IT was going to revolutionize the property industry and today what he wrote about is affectionately known as crowdfunding. Check out an interesting article on crowdfunding at MIPIM 2015.

Digital Economy MIPIM 2015


Don’t miss the conference session “Digital Economy disrupts real estate sector: crusaders at the door” sponsored by Lennar International at MIPIM 2015!

Access the MIPIM 2015 Online Database and start networking right now!

Check out the MIPIM 2015 Conference Programme!

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James Martin

As Head of Social Media for Reed MIDEM, James Martin oversees social strategy and deployment for MIPIM and MAPIC shows, as well as MIPTV/MIPCOM (TV industry) and Midem (music industry). He is based in Reed MIDEM's Paris office.


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