The Exchange with KB Podcast

Natalia Karayaneva – Episode 21

Startups, International Real Estate and Propy -The Exchange with Natalia Karayaneva

In The Exchange with KB, host Kirill Bensonoff continues his series of interviews with today’s top innovators and business leaders to know. In the next immigrants who kick-ass instalment, KB is joined by Natalia Karayaneva, founder and CEO of Propy.

Learn more about our guest:

Natalia Karayaneva is the founder and CEO of a proptech company Propy, an advisor to Arrington XRP Capital, and noteworthy Forbes Contributor. Natalia boasts an impressive twelve-year track record in international real estate and real estate development prior to launching Propy, including work in blockchain. Natalia also holds qualifications in software engineering.

Visit: and follow her on Twitter: @NataliePropy


00:00 Introduction and welcome

00:18 Background

01:00 Starting Propy

03:20 Propy and blockchain

06:33 The potential of real estate

07:50 International real estate

08:30 The US vs the world

12:08 Blockchain in developing countries

13:37 Local vs international transactions

15:23 CEO focus

17:43 Challenges of blockchain

20:43 Industry resistance

23:51 Industry costs

27:10 Startup reception

28:14 Comparisons to the US

30:58 What’s next for Propy?

31:50 Conclusion

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