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Spark Notes – June 22, 2023


As JLL’s corporate venture arm, JLL Spark actively seeks to innovate and discover emerging technologies for our clients. Danny Klein, Spark’s Innovation Lead, provides a deeper look into our strategy behind partnering with key startups in the PropTech marketplace, investing in technologies that address commercial real estate challenges.
Learn more in our latest blog post: JLL Spark Investments Drive Innovation for JLL and Our Clients 

What’s new with our startups

PropTech Outlook at Midyear 2023
Dealpath CEO and Co-founder Mike Sroka is quoted in Commercial Observer’s article, providing his positive perspective on the rate of PropTech adoption.

Insights in the media from JLL

Global Corporate Venturing Powerlist 2023: Raj Singh
JLL Spark’s managing partner is recognized on this list of 100 leading corporate venture professionals.
JLL CTO Yao Morin Talks Data and Technology Strategy for CRE
Yao talks with Commercial Observer on the importance of aligning tech with JLL’s business lines.

Connect with our team at the following events
Toronto, Canada | June 26-29, 2023
Laurent Grill is attending.
Routes to Decarbonization – Find the Right Path for your Real Estate
JLL hosts a webinar on how to develop a sound decarbonization strategy.
June 27, 2023 | 8:00-9:00 am Pacific Time
Registration is open to all.
FORTUNE Brainstorm Tech 2023
Park City, Utah | July 10-12, 2023
Raj Singh is attending.
IMN’s ESG & Decarbonizing Real Estate Forum
Dana Point, California | July 18-19, 2023
Laurent Grill is a panelist on the session “Creating a Roadmap and Framework When Selecting and Migrating to New Software Tools and Technology.”

Learn more about the current landscape of PropTech investing

More Startups Throw in the Towel, Unable to Raise Money for Their Ideas | June 9, 2023
Europe Moves Ahead on AI Regulation, Challenging Tech Giants’ Power | June 14, 2023
AI Startups Have Tons of Cash, but Not Enough Data. That’s a Problem. | June 15, 2023
Companies Continuing to Clamp Down on Remote Work | June 18, 2023
LMRE’s 2023 PropTech Salary Survey
Participate in the survey before July 5th. Results will be shared publicly in September.
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