Crowdfunding in Real Estate: from Colombia to the US

Rodrigo Niño Speaks at Harvard Business School Real Estate Summit: Last week the Harvard Business School (HBS) hosted their Annual Real Estate Summit with the most Prominent Harvard alumni from the real estate industry. Participants at the event  included, Nitin Nohria, Dean of HBS; Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Companies of India; Michael Spence, ...
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What is Crowdsourcing?

Crowdsourcing is the practice of obtaining services, ideas, or content through an online call for a large group of people around the world. This manner, initiatives and more and better solutions can be gathered in a short period of time. Crowdsourcing allows best creative people, regardless of the country where they live, exerting tasks ...
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Karim Lakani: Director of NASA Tournament Lab and Jury Member for Prodigy Design Lab

Karim Lakhani , Management professor at Harvard Business School and Director of the NASA Tournament Lab will be part of the jury for the Cotel 17John crowdsourcing contest . He works with TopCoder to demonstrate the effectiveness of crowdsourcing platform and the applicability to scientific research. At the Quantitative Social Science Institute, professor Lakhani ...
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Airport Business Hub

The  Airport Business Hub in Bogota is the first office building in the country designed through crowdsourcing, with the participation of more than 80 design firms from 20 countries, and more than 42 thousand people on social networks. After wondering how bright the marble of an office can be, or more importantly how relevant is such ...
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17John: the first Cotel in the world

Prodigy Network launches 17John as the first Cotel in the world. 17John is an extended-stay hotel in the heart of the financial district of Manhattan, which is conceived to connect its guests and allow collaborating among them. The Cotel concept represents the new generation of hotels worldwide, and is based on providing connectivity between ...
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AKA Wall Street

The hotel AKA Wall Street marks a milestone as the first commercial real estate project in the United States funded through crowdfunding. AKA Wall Street is a 120-million dollar project fully funded and currently under construction. Its doors will open in the second quarter of 2015. It is located on the corner of William ...
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How to Turn Business Travel Into a Cultural Experience

PSFK has partnered with real-estate crowdfunding company Prodigy Network to crowdsource the designs for their most recent project 17John, an innovative hotel in the heart of New York City’s Financial District. This series of articles provides inspiration for readers wishing to be a part of the project and join the crowd in designing the first Cotel. Lack of time presents ...
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Why the Hotel Lobby is the Office of the Future

PSFK Labs, February 6, 2014. @psfk http://www.psfk.com/2014/02/hotel-lobby-modern-workplace-prodigy-cotel.html#!vwm1Y PSFK has partnered with real-estate crowdfunding company Prodigy Network to crowdsource the designs for their most recent project 17John, an innovative hotel in the heart of New York City’s Financial District. This series of articles provides inspiration for readers wishing to be a part of the project and join the crowd in designing the first ...
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