It’s no secret that social media has become an influential presence in our lives, but how can individuals and businesses harness this powerful tool to solve problems and drive innovation? Be a part of the conversation next week as Prodigy Network leads Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding: A Social Media Revolution In Real Estate. This panel discussion will bring together some of today’s brightest minds to explore how social media can be used to reframe problems and their solutions by putting human issues back at the core. Part of Social Media Week 2014, the talk will take place at 12:00PM-1:15PM on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Highline Stages – INNOVATE (440 West 15th Street New York, NY 10011), but you’ll need tickets to get in. Luckily, we’re giving away campus level passes (worth $249) to 10 people, and it’s easy to get one. Just comment below with a question you’d like to ask the panel, or tweet your question with the hashtag #mycotel. The 10 best questions will be rewarded with passes!
Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding: A Social Media Revolution In Real Estate will explore the potential of social media to get people to think differently and activate systemic change in fields like real estate. The talk will focus in specifically on how “the crowd” can collaborate for the collective good. Prodigy Network will also discuss the work they are doing at 17John Street in New York City, the first “Cotel” (or crowdfunded hotel) in the world. The esteemed panel will be made up of:
Karim R. Lakhani, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School (@klakhaniLinkedIn)
Graham Hill, Founder, LifeEdited.com (@ghillLinkedIn)
Rodrigo Nino, CEO and Founder, Prodigy Network (@ProdigyNinoLinkedIn)
Piers Fawkes, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, PSFK (@piersfawkes)
Don’t miss your chance to attend the talk in person – comment below with a question for the panel to enter for a free pass.
ABOUT PRODIGY NETWORK
Founded in 2003, Prodigy Network specializes in connecting its international network of individual investors with opportunities to participate in institutional grade assets. With its proven crowdfunding model and use of a third party fiduciary, Prodigy Network has shifted real estate investment opportunities and returns – that once were solely accessible to large investors – to small investors. As the driving force behind the world’s largest crowdfunded skyscraper BD Bacata, Prodigy Network has led six international and U.S. based crowdfunded projects, raised more than $175 million from 3,800 investors, and built projects worth more than $600 million. Prodigy Network’s vision is to advance crowdfunding as an innovative and dynamic way of doing business through democratizing real estate investments. Prodigy Network is headquartered in New York, New York. For more information visit: www.prodigynetwork.com/en
To stay on top of the latest developments in crowdfunded real estate, follow Prodigy Network on Twitter (@prodigynetwork) and be a part of the design of their Cotel by signing up for their competition starting on February 20th here.
*PLEASE NOTE: Inhabitat is providing passes only to social media week, we are not covering transportation to and from Social Media Week, so you must live in New York City, or already be in NYC in order to win one of these passes.