Startup competition

Pitch your concept that tackles the real estate sector!

  • For the fifth 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 MIPIM Startup Competition 2020 edition will stop by 3 cities: Paris during MIPIM PropTech Europe (1-2 July 2019), New York during MIPIM PropTech New York (12-13 November 2019) and Hong Kong during MIPIM Asia (25 to 27 November 2019) major international hubs for PropTech, where the selected startups will pitch their ideas and business models to move the real estate ecosystem forward.

    Learn more about the terms and conditions to enter the MIPIM Startup Competition.

  • MIPIM Startup Competition 2020 edition

    Stop 1MIPIM PropTech Europe 1-2 July 2019

    Opening of application:
    15 April 2019
    Applications deadline:
    26 May 2019
    Competition:
    1st July 2019

    Selected startup to pitch at MIPIM PropTech Europe

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    Stop 2MIPIM PropTech New York 12-13 November 2019

    Opening of applications:
    26 August 2019
    Applications deadline:
    6 October 2019
    Competition:
    12 or 13 November 2019

    Stop 3MIPIM Asia 25-27 November 2019

    Opening of applications:
    9 September 2019
    Applications deadline:
    20 October 2019
    Competition:
    between 25 and 27 November 2019

    FinalsMIPIM 10-13 March 2020

    Announcement of winners and prize-giving:
    11 March 2020

  • 2019 Winners

  • Selecting Committee

  • The Competition

    How does it work

    The Startup Competition is made of 3 stops: 1st stop in Paris during MIPIM PropTech Europe 2019, 2nd stop in New York during MIPIM PropTech New York 2019, and 3rd stop in Hong Kong during MIPIM Asia 2019.

    A selecting committee will review all online applications for each stop and will pre-select 6 startups for their capacity to answer real estate challenges and needs. For each stop, the 6 startups pre-selected will pitch their project in front of an audience and a local jury who will select 2 finalists.

    The 2 selected finalists in each city will be in the fast-lane to join the Finals at MIPIM 2020

    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 6 selected startup of each city

    • Pitching opportunity at the local event (MIPIM PropTech Europe, MIPIM PropTech New York, 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 selected startups of the Paris and New York stop:
      - 1 startup co-working space at the local event (MIPIM PropTech Europe, MIPIM PropTech New York) which includes:
      - Two (2) Tickets with access for both days
      - Desk + 2 chairs
      - Signage with your start-up’s name
      - Free listing and access to the event’s online database to help you prepare and organise meetings and network
      - Free Wifi
      - Access to 2 full days of conferences & sessions
    • For the selected startups of the Hong Kong Stop:
      - Two (2) Tickets for local event (MIPIM PropTech Europe, MIPIM PropTech New York, MIPIM Asia)

    For the 2 finalists of each city

    • Two (2) free passes for MIPIM 2020
    • Pitching opportunity at MIPIM 2020
    • 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*
    • Five (5) pre-booked meetings with VCs and/or accelerators

    *A 75K€ value of 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 PropTech Europe 2020, MIPIM PropTech New York 2020, MIPIM Asia 2020
    • Free business corner in the Innovation Forum at MIPIM 2021 (includes four (4) free passes)
    • Brand exposure : visibility in MIPIM 2020 communication tools*
    • Coaching before and during MIPIM 2020
    • Global access to the VIPs of the Real Estate industry via the MIPIM Online Database
    • Automatic selection as a finalist for MetaProp NYC 2020 real estate technology accelerator program

    2nd place

    • Two (2) free passes to MIPIM PropTech Europe 2020, MIPIM PropTech New York 2020, MIPIM Asia 2020
    • Two (2) free passes to MIPIM 2021
    • Brand exposure : visibility in MIPIM 2020 communication tools*
    • Coaching before and during MIPIM 2020
    • Global access to the VIPs of the Real Estate industry via the MIPIM Online Database

    3rd place

    • One (1) free pass to MIPIM PropTech Europe 2020, MIPIM PropTech New York 2020, MIPIM Asia 2020
    • One (1) free pass to MIPIM 2021
    • Brand exposure : visibility in MIPIM 2020 communication tools*
    • Coaching before and during MIPIM 2020
    • Global access to the VIPs of the Real Estate industry via the MIPIM Online Database

    *A 75K€ value of media coverage including: MIPIM websites, online programme planner, newsletters, press releases, official printed programme, onsite signage, MIPIM magazines, social media

  • 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 2014
    • Already have revenue, less than €2M
    • Have less than 20 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 (in Paris during MIPIM PropTech Europe 2019, in New York during MIPIM PropTech New York 2019, in Hong Kong during MIPIM Asia 2019)
    • Be able to send representatives to attend MIPIM 2020 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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