Today we have added two new speakers to the lineup for the Property Portal Watch Conference in Barcelona. This conference is just over 6 weeks away and is being held from the 1st to 3rd of October.
This conference brings together C-Level managers from around the world to discuss the major issues facing their businesses. We already have over 150 attendees registered and expect to have over at the conference.
Horizontal vs Vertical Sites – Who Wins?
Guido Grinbaum – CEO and Founder at Dridco (Argentina)
Dridco runs property (Zonaprop), cars and jobs vertical portals throughout South America. Each and every day it comes up against strong competition from Naspers, Schibsted and eBay – all of which are horizontal sites. The competition is tough and the jury is still out on whether the horizontal plays will win or whether the pure vertical plays will be the ones to continue to thrive. Guido Grinbaum is the founder and CEO of Dridco and will discuss what’s happening in Sth America and who is winning the horizontal vs vertical game.
Investing in Property Portal - What Investors Look For
Shaun Di Gregorio - Founder of Frontier Digital Ventures (Malaysia)
All property portals go through capital raising whether it is initial funds to bring a business plan to life or funds to accelerate growth. Shaun di Gregorio has been on both sides of the transaction - one as the former CEO of the iProperty Group and the other as an investor with Frontier Capital. This session looks at the how investors make decisions to invest in a particular portal and also how a portal should position itself for investment.