New Plans and Summer Events in Tow for the South Street Seaport

Since they were first revealed back in October of 2013, plans for the seaport’s renovation have continued to expand in regards to construction and restoration, as well as community and cultural programming. As described in their “development vision,” the company hopes to not only transform the neighborhood into a vibrant place to shop, dine ...
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World Trade Center Memorial is Cultural Respite Amidst the Downtown High Rises

Manhattan’s Financial District is in the midst of an exciting transformation as it stirs new growth amongst its commercial and entertainment centers. Not only has the area established new interactive parks and premier retail spaces, but it has also recently unveiled the finished World Trade Center Museum – a complimentary addition to the existing ...
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Harnessing the Collective Intelligence of the Crowd: Be a Curator Not an Expert

Last month at PSFK’s annual conference Prodigy Network’s Founder and CEO, Rodrigo Niño, spoke about the power of the collective intelligence, and posed the following question, “How can we better utilize the intelligence of the crowd to create positive change in our society?” Niño cited two contrasting examples to support his statement. The first was a video ...
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Crowdfunding commercial real estate with Rodrigo Nino

Erin Ade, host for BOOM BUST @RT, interviewed Rodrigo Niño, who is considered to be pioneering a new type of investment for the little guys. Niño’s firm, Prodigy Network allows smaller investors to participate in large scale commercial projects that previously only big players could acquire. “Just imagine your chunk of change helping billed the ...
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A Face in the Crowd: Worth Magazine Interviews Rodrigo Niño

  Worth magazine, an American financial, wealth management and lifestyle publication, recently published an article about Rodrigo Niño, the founder and CEO of Prodigy Network. The article was titled, “A Face in the Crowd,” and featured an interview with Mr. Niño focused on the evolution of his career in real estate, and the creation ...
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Social Media = Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing is defined as the obtaining of information or input for a particular task or project by enlisting the services of a number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet. I work for Relevance New York, a New York City PR company specializing in real estate. What recently became clear is ...
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How Digital Services Can Transform the Hospitality Industry

The digital revolution has not only changed the way we interact with each other, but it has also transformed the way many industries do business – one of the first to see a monumental shift was the travel and hotel industry. Where we once browsed brochures and booked trips through travel agents, we now ...
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Rodrigo Niño Speaks at Harvard Business School Real Estate Summit:

Crowdfunding in Real Estate: from Colombia to the US 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, Nobel ...
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