Startup competition

  • In 2016, MIPIM launched the 1st ever international global real estate startup competition for the most promising and innovative startups tackling the biggest urban challenges around the world. The MIPIM Startup Competition 2017 is organized with global real estate tech partner MetaProp NYC and will be hosted in major international hubs for property tech: New York, London and Hong Kong.

  • Agenda

    1

    New York

    Entries now closed

    Key dates

    Opening of applications:

    26 August 2016

    Deadline for applications:

    Pre-selected candidates:

    28 September 2016

    New York jury

    Karin Brandt

    Founder & CEO
    coUrbanize

    Geoff Lewis

    Vice President of Product
    Honest Buildings

    Caren Maio

    Co-Founder & CEO
    Nestio

    Michael Mandel

    Co-Founder & CEO
    CompStak

    Mark Paris

    Venture Partner
    Urban.Us

    Maria Seredina

    Senior Manager, Corporate Development
    Zillow

    Sara Shank

    Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Management
    Beacon

    Jameson Weber

    Vice President of Product Strategy
    Hightower

    New York pre-selected candidates

    BUILDING CATEGORY
    Ravti FINALIST
    TRANSACTION CATEGORY
    StackSource FINALIST
    2

    London

    Entries now closed

    Key dates

    Opening of applications:

    31 August 2016

    Deadline for applications:

    Pre-selected:

    10 October 2016

    London jury

    Thomas Le Diouron, Impulse Partners

    Thomas Le Diouron

    Chief Executive Officer
    Impulse Partners
    Juliette Morgan, Cushman & Wakefield

    Juliette Morgan

    Partner, Global Tech Group
    Cushman & Wakefield
    Rohan Silva, Second Home

    Rohan Silva

    Co-Founder
    Second Home
    Taylor Wescoatt, Seedcamp

    Taylor Wescoatt

    PropTech Specialist
    Seedcamp

    London pre-selected candidates

    BUILDING CATEGORY
    Chainels FINALIST
    CITY CATEGORY
    ParkBee FINALIST
    TRANSACTION CATEGORY
    Storefront FINALIST
    3

    Hong Kong

    Entries now closed

    Key dates

    Opening of applications:

    04 October 2016

    Deadline for applications:

    Pre-selected:

    10 November 2016

    Hong Kong jury

    Antonio Hang Tat Chan, Executive Vice Chairman, King Wai Group Public Company Limited

    Antonio Hang Tat Chan

    Executive Vice Chairman
    King Wai Group
    Robin Chiang, Venture Partner, MindWorks

    Robin Chiang

    Venture Partner
    MindWorks
    Ginger Cheng, Managing Director, Large Hong Kong & China Corporates Head, DBS Bank

    Ginger Cheng

    Managing Director, Large Hong Kong & China Corporates Head
    DBS Bank
    Acacia Leroy, Trend Strategist, TrendWatching

    Acacia Leroy

    Trend Strategist
    TrendWatching

    Hong Kong pre-selected candidates

    BUILDING CATEGORY
    Cunio FINALIST
    CITY CATEGORY
    Addweup FINALIST
    TRANSACTION CATEGORY
    Popular Street FINALIST

    finals at mipim

    Key dates

    Announcement of winners and prize-giving:

    15 march 2017(evening)

    Finalists

    Smart Building category

    Smart City category

    Transaction category

    Mipim jury

    To be announced soon
  • Sponsor and partners

  • Selecting Committee

  • The competition

    CATEGORIES

    Startups will have the opportunity to submit their application under 3 categories

    CATEGORY 1: BUILDING
    Facility management, services, design, architecture, occupancy management, energy efficiency, material.

    CATEGORY 2: CITY
    Transport, energy, construction, urban planning, architecture.

    CATEGORY 3: TRANSACTION
    Crowdfunding, investment management, marketplace.

    JUDGING CRITERIA

    The ability to respond to a need in the real estate industry;

    The quality and scalability of the technical innovation;

    The ability to be profitable on a global level.

    FINALISTS‘ PRIZES

    2 free badges for MIPIM 2017

    Shared booth at MIPIM 2017 in the Innovation Forum

    Visibility in MIPIM 2017 communication tools including MIPIM websites, online programme planner, newsletters, press releases, official printed programme, onsite signage, MIPIM magazines, social media

    Personalised coaching to prepare their final pitch

    Access to the Online Database

    3 hours of presentation coaching from MetaProp NYC founders

    WINNERS’ PRIZES

    1 year of free access for 1 person to our 2017-2018 international real estate markets, including MIPIM Japan 2017, MIPIM UK 2017, MIPIM Asia 2017 and MIPIM 2018

    Free shared booth at Mipim 2017

    Free booth at MIPIM 2018 in the Innovation Forum

    Visibility in MIPIM 2017 communication tools including MIPIM websites, programme of conferences, newsletters, press releases, MIPIM magazines, social media …

    Global access to the VIPs of the Real Estate industry

    At least €75,000 worth of media visibility, brand exposure and coaching

    Automatic selection as a finalist for MetaProp NYC 2017 real estate technology accelerator program located in the heart of Silicon Alley

  • Application process

    WHY APPLY?

    Stand out at the global real estate & urban management startup competition.

    Gain visibility among the international press & real estate industry.

    Meet potential business partners and investors at leading international real estate events.

    Get feedback on your business model from powerful & innovative decision-makers including the founders of global real estate tech partner MetaProp NYC.

    WHO CAN APPLY?

    Provide a solution for the real estate industry in 1 of the 3 categories.

    Demonstrate their capacity to move the real estate ecosystem forward with an innovative business model, technology, service or content experience.

    Be business-ready (already launched or in beta).

    Be independent.

    Be genuinely original and innovative, with international viability.

    Demonstrate a business impact for potential partners & MIPIM attendees.

    Be able to send representatives to attend MIPIM 2017 in Cannes if selected as finalist to pitch at the finals

    HOW DOES IT WORK?

    1) A selecting committee will review all online applications for each city and for each category, and will pre-select 9 startups (3 per category in each city).

    2) Pre-selected start-ups will pitch their projects in front of an audience and a local jury, who will select 1 finalist per category in each country.

    3) Selected finalists in each category and in each city will attend the Finals at MIPIM 2017.

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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