Ragnar Lifthrasir, MRED

Ragnar Lifthrasir, MRED

Founder, velox.RE / Founder IBREA

Ragnar Lifthrasir is the founder of tech startup velox.RE and president of the non-profit International Blockchain Real Estate Association, founded in 2013.  Ragnar Lifthrasir was one of the first entrepreneurs in the world to apply blockchain technology to real estate. He says, “The purpose of my professional life is to reboot the real estate industry with Bitcoin / Blockchain.”  Forbes Magazine featured Lifthrasir in a video story about how velox.RE is “working to create a legal blockchain version of a property deed that could someday replace paper deeds.” He has an MRED (master of real estate development) and is an alumnus of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.