MIPIM - The Global Urban Festival
11-14 March 2025
Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

Propel by MIPIM Startup Competition - Cannes

The startup competition will be back at MIPIM in Cannes!

The Propel by MIPIM Startup Competition in partnership with MetaProp reveals the most disruptive solutions and business models in the world of real estate!


Discover the 2022 winners at Propel Station in Cannes!

Meet the most innovative startups tackling the world's biggest Real Estate challenges! The 4 winners from our 2022 start-up competition will be showcasing their projects and solutions at the Propel Station exhibition zone at MIPIM 2023 in Cannes.


Data track

CentralF is an analytical tool providing multi-scenarios analytics based on true data, boosted with 3d party data sets, and benchmarks created on industry/client type bases. They help companies leadership to make data-reliable decisions on optimization of their facilities and workforce management strategies.


Investment track

Apricot enable someone who is not yet mortgage to find a home, which they will purchase on their behalf and rent back to them. On the other side of their platform, they give investors access to a diversified portfolio of single family assets with a planned exit.


Sustainability track

Oaktree Power is a Green Demand Side Response (DSR) aggregator who monetises the ability of commercial buildings to reduce electricity use at certain times, effectively 'selling' the reduction into various flexibility markets using their novel digital technology. They reduce carbon emissions & electricity costs and generate a new income stream.


User Experience track

Parametric solutions provide a SaaS platform for automated architecture. They help architects and property developers to make informed decisions in early stages of the design process. With smart algorithms and AI they generate a multitude of building options in minutes rather than weeks. 

Meet the Startup Competition 2022 Judging Committee

Zach Aarons
Co-Founder & General Partner


Julia Arlt
Global Digital Real Estate Leader

PWC Austria

Guillaume Bazouin
Head of Startup and Intrapreneur Programs


Aaron Block
Co-Founder & Managing Partner


Dan Hughes

Alpha Property Insight

Nicolas Kozubek
Propel by MIPIM Director

RX France

Jeanne Massa
CEO & co-founder


Tanguy Quero

JLL Spark

Propel by MIPIM Global Industry Partner