Startup competition

Pitch your concept that tackles the real estate sector!

  • For the fourth 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 2019 edition will stop by 3 cities, Paris, New-York, 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.

  • Enter the competition

    Stop 1MIPIM PropTech Europe 20-21 June 2018

    Application closed

    Aaron Block Co-Founder & MD MetaProp NYC – Master of Ceremonies Julia Arlt Innovation Real Estate Director PwC Austria Nicolas Bellego Head of Open Innovation ICADE Régis Chemouny Partner KPMG Audit - Head of sector Real Estate & Hotels France KPMG

    Séverine Farjon Managing Director RAISE Sarah Maltcheff Project Manager Paris&Co Joern Stobbe Member of the Management Board COO Union Investemt Real Estate GmbH Marie-Eve Raux Senior Director, Development and Project Management, Europe Ivanhoé Cambridge

    Robin Rivaton Founder Real Estech Ventures Taylor Wescoatt Founder Concrete VC

    Congraluation and see you in Cannes!

    Sensorberg, MIPIM Startup competition, MIPIM PropTech Europe Spaceti, MIPIM Startup competition, MIPIM PropTech Europe

    Thank you for your innovative minds!

    Stop 2MIPIM PropTech New York 6 November 2018

    Application closed

    Aaron Block Co-Founder & MD MetaProp NYC – Master of Ceremonies Constance Freedman Managing Partner Moderne Ventures
    Rich Boyle General Partner Canaan Partners
    Brad Greiwe Co-Founder/Managing Partner Fifth Wall

    Willis Kim Vice President - Head of US West Coast and Canada Union Investment Real Estate GmbH Maria Seredina Director, Strategic Partnerships Zillow Group
    Jonathan Pearce Executive Vice President Leasing, Office and Industrial, North America Ivanhoé Cambridge Dror Poleg Owner Rethinking.RE

    Congraluation and see you in Cannes!

    MIPIM Startup Competition District Technologies, MIPIM PropTech NYC MIPIM Startup Competition onTarget, MIPIM PropTech NYC

    Thank you for your innovative minds!

    Stop 3MIPIM Asia 27-28 November 2018

    Opening of applications
    10 September 2018
    Applications deadline
    28 October 2018
    Competition
    27 November 2018

    MIPIM Startup Competition Hong Kong jury, MIPIM PropTech Asia Aaron Block Co-Founder & MD MetaProp NYC – Master of Ceremonies MIPIM Startup Competition Hong Kong jury, MIPIM PropTech Asia Jayne Chan Head StartmeupHK Invest HK MIPIM Startup Competition Hong Kong jury, MIPIM PropTech Asia Antonio Chan Vice Chairman Hong Kong King Wai Group Limited MIPIM Startup Competition Hong Kong jury, MIPIM PropTech Asia Jonathan Hannam Managing Director Taronga Group Fifth Wall MIPIM Startup Competition Hong Kong jury, MIPIM PropTech Asia Vincent Pavanello Cofounder Real Estech Ventures MIPIM Startup Competition Hong Kong jury, MIPIM PropTech Asia Christopher Tay Senior Investment Manager Union Investment Real Estate

    FinalsMIPIM 12-15 March 2019

    Announcement of winners and prize-giving:
    13 March 2019

    Finalists

    MIPIM Startup Competition District Technologies, MIPIM PropTech NYC MIPIM Startup Competition onTarget, MIPIM PropTech NYC

    Sensorberg, MIPIM Startup competition, MIPIM PropTech Europe Spaceti, MIPIM Startup competition, MIPIM PropTech Europe

  • Selecting Committee

  • The Competition

    How does it work

    The Startup Competition is made of 3 stops: 1st stop in Paris during MIPIM PropTech Europe 2018, 2nd stop in New York during MIPIM PropTech New York 2018, and 3rd stop in Hong Kong during MIPIM Asia 2018.

    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 2019

    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

    • One (1) Ticket for local event (MIPIM PropTech Europe, MIPIM PropTech New York, MIPIM Asia)
    • 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 2 finalists of each city

    • Two (2) free passes for MIPIM 2019
    • Pitching opportunity at MIPIM 2019
    • 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 PropTech Europe 2019, MIPIM PropTech New York 2019, MIPIM Asia 2019
    • Free business corner in the Innovation Forum at MIPIM 2020 (includes four (4) free passes)
    • Brand exposure : visibility in MIPIM 2019 communication tools*
    • Coaching before and during MIPIM 2019
    • Global access to the VIPs of the Real Estate industry via the MIPIM Online Database
    • Automatic selection as a finalist for MetaProp NYC 2019 real estate technology accelerator program

    2nd place

    • Two (2) free passes to MIPIM PropTech Europe 2019, MIPIM PropTech New York 2019, MIPIM Asia 2019
    • Two (2) free passes to MIPIM 2020
    • Brand exposure : visibility in MIPIM 2019 communication tools*
    • Coaching before and during MIPIM 2019
    • 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 2019, MIPIM PropTech New York 2019, MIPIM Asia 2019
    • One (1) free pass to MIPIM 2020
    • Brand exposure : visibility in MIPIM 2019 communication tools*
    • Coaching before and during MIPIM 2019
    • 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

  • 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 2013
    • 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 (MIPIM PropTech Europe, MIPIM PropTech New York, MIPIM Asia)
    • Be able to send representatives to attend MIPIM 2019 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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  • Thank you for your innovative minds

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