STARTUP COMPETITION

Pitch your concept that tackles the real estate sector!

  • For the third year, the MIPIM Startup Competition, in partnership with global real estate tech partner MetaProp NYC, will reveal the most promising and innovative startups that tackle the biggest urban challenges around the world.

    The 2018 edition will stop by 3 cities, New-York, London and Hong-Kong, major international hubs for proptech, where the selected startups will pitch their ideas and business models to move the real estate ecosystem forward.

    MIPIM Startup competition 2017 finals
  • MIPIM 2017 Startup competition winners

  • The Competition

    HOW DOES IT WORK

    The Startup Competition is made of 3 rounds.

    A selecting committee will review all online applications for each stop and will pre-select 9 startups for their capacity to answer real estate challenges and needs. For each stop, the 9 startups pre-selected will pitch their project in front of an audience and a local jury who will select 3 finalists.

    The 3 selected finalists in each city will be in the fast-lane to join the Finale at MIPIM 2018

    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

    SELECTED STARTUPS AND FINALISTS PRIZES

    FOR THE 9 SELECTED STARTUP OF EACH CITY

    • One (1) Ticket for local event (MIPIM PropTech Summit, MIPIM UK, MIPIM Asia)
    • Pitching opportunity at the local event (MIPIM PropTech Summit, MIPIM UK, MIPIM Asia)
    • Coaching before and during the local event
    • Access to key decision makers who attend the local event
    • Visibility on all MIPIM communication and local event*
    • Authorisation to mention their MIPIM Startup Competition recognition in their promotional activities

    FOR THE 3 FINALISTS OF EACH CITY

    • Two (2) free passes for MIPIM 2018
    • Pitching opportunity at MIPIM 2018
    • Three (3) hours of personalised coaching from MetaProp NYC founders
    • Direct access to key decision makers via MIPIM online database
    • Visibility on all MIPIM communication and local event*
    • Shared business corner at MIPIM 2018 in the Innovation Forum

    *Media coverage including: MIPIM websites, online programme planner, newsletters, press releases, official printed programme, onsite signage, MIPIM magazines, social media

    WINNERS’ PRIZES

    1st place

    • Three (3) free passes to MIPIM UK 2018 & MIPIM Asia 2018
    • Free business corner in the Innovation Forum at MIPIM 2019 (includes four (4) free passes)
    • Brand exposure : visibility in MIPIM 2018 communication tools*
    • Coaching before and during MIPIM 2018
    • Global access to the VIPs of the Real Estate industry via the MIPIM Online Database
    • Automatic selection as a finalist for MetaProp NYC 2018 real estate technology accelerator program

    2nd place

    • Two (2) free passes to MIPIM UK 2018 & MIPIM Asia 2018
    • Two (2) free passes to MIPIM 2019
    • Brand exposure : visibility in MIPIM 2018 communication tools*
    • Coaching before and during MIPIM 2018
    • Global access to the VIPs of the Real Estate industry via the MIPIM Online Database

    3rd place

    • One (1) free pass to MIPIM UK 2018 & MIPIM Asia 2018
    • One (1) free pass to MIPIM 2019
    • Brand exposure : visibility in MIPIM 2018 communication tools*
    • Coaching before and during MIPIM 2018
    • Global access to the VIPs of the Real Estate industry via the MIPIM Online Database

    *Media coverage including: MIPIM websites, online programme planner, newsletters, press releases, official printed programme, onsite signage, MIPIM magazines, social media

  • Agenda

    1

    New York

    Competition soon

    Key dates

    Opening of applications:

    24 July 2017

    Deadline for applications:

    MIPIM Startup Competition

    11 October 2017

    New York jury

    Aaron Block, MetaProp NYC, New-york MIPIM Startup Competition jury

    Aaron Block

    Co-Founder & MD
    MetaProp NYC – Master of Ceremony
    Dan Hughes, RICS, New-york MIPIM Startup Competition jury

    Dan Hughes

    Director
    RICS
    Maria Seredina, Zillow Group, New-york MIPIM Startup Competition jury

    Maria Seredina

    Sr. Manager, Corporate Development
    Zillow Group
    David Eisenberg, CBRE, New-york MIPIM Startup Competition jury

    David Eisenberg

    SVP Digital & Technology
    CBRE
    Sandy Jacolow, Silverstein Properties, New-york MIPIM Startup Competition jury

    Sandy Jacolow

    Chief Innovation Officer
    Silverstein Properties
    Matthew Abeles, BuiltWorlds, New-york MIPIM Startup Competition jury

    Matthew Abeles

    Co-Founder
    BuiltWorlds
    Brendan Wallace, Fifth Wall, New-york MIPIM Startup Competition jury

    Brendan Wallace

    Co-Founder
    Fifth Wall

    Pitch your concept in front of key decisions makers during MIPIM Proptech NYC Summit and get a change to be selected for the finale in Cannes at MIPIM 2018.

    2

    London

    Entries to open soon

    Key dates

    Opening of applications:

    31 July 2017

    Deadline for applications:

    MIPIM Startup Competition:

    19 October 2017

    London jury

    Aaron Block, MetaProp NYC, London MIPIM Startup Competition jury

    Aaron Block

    Co-Founder & MD
    MetaProp NYC – Master of Ceremony
    Dan Hughes, RICS, London MIPIM Startup Competition jury

    Dan Hughes

    Director
    RICS

    Pitch your concept in front of key decisions makers during MIPIM UK to get a chance to be selected for the finale in Cannes at MIPIM 2018.

    3

    Hong Kong

    Entries to open soon

    Key dates

    Opening of applications:

    11 September 2017

    Deadline for applications:

    MIPIM Startup Competition:

    28 November 2017

    Hong Kong jury

    To be announced soon

    Pitch your concept in front of key decisions makers during MIPIM Asia get a chance to be selected for the finale in Cannes at MIPIM 2018.

    finals at MIPIM

    Key dates

    MIPIM

    13-16 March 2018

    Announcement of winners and prize-giving:

    Mipim jury

    To be announced soon
  • Selecting Committee

  • Application process

    WHY APPLY?

    NETWORKING

    Save time and money on acquisition of customers, business partners, and investors, incubators / accelerators.

    BUSINESS

    Get feedback on your business model from powerful decision-makers.

    LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL REACH

    Free visibility among the real estate industry & leading media.

    COACHING

    Receive free personalised coaching to prepare your pitch. Get feedback from an international innovation agency to close the gap with your potential partners.

    WHO CAN APPLY?

    To enter the MIPIM STARTUP COMPETITION categories, startups must :

    • Provide a solution for the real estate industry: they must demonstrate their capacity to move the real estate ecosystem forward with an innovative business model, technology, service or content experience
    • Be created after 2012
    • Already have revenue, less than €2M
    • Have less than 10 employees
    • 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 each local event
    • Be able to send representatives to attend MIPIM 2018 in Cannes if selected as finalist to pitch at the finals

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION

    Download Terms and Conditions

    Contact

    Maud Chevalier, Senior Conferences Manager
    maud.chevalier@reedmidem.com
    Direct line: +33 1 79 71 9644 | Mobile: +33 6 22 32 8832

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