We are proud to announce the 9 finalists of the PropTech Innovation Award. More than 200 startups from 46 countries have applied for the 35.000 Euro prizes and the very best have been chosen to pitch their ideas in Berlin on May 17th.

The chosen startups will be on stage in front of a distinguished jury and an audience of investors, academics, and an international startup community – and we hope you will join us to celebrate the best startups paving the way in the field of proptech. (Click here to reserve your free seat)

And now, here are the finalists:

  • DRS Defect Radar, a cloud-based SaaS solution for construction documentation and defect management in real estate projects;
  • Architrave, provides a digital real estate management solution through one centralized platform;
  • casavi, a cloud-platform solution for digital property management;
  • Green City Solutions develops smart solutions in the field of environmental services, CleanTech and sustainable urban planning;
  • BrickVest disrupts the model of how to invest in real estate around the globe;
  • ALLVR creates a cloud-based business platform for visualization and communication on virtual reality headsets;
  • Building Radar is an online search engine to spot new construction projects worldwide and track their progress from planning to realisation;
  • Opinum, an online portal that centralizes and gives sense to building data;
  • PointGrab is a machine learning and computer vision company that provides innovative sensing platform to the smart building industry.


14:30 – Doors open
15:00 – Welcoming remarks by Christoph Raethke, Director of Education at GTEC
15:10 – Keynote by Ragnar Lifthrasir, founder of the International Blockchain Real Estate Association, on the topic of technology in real estate (What are the big problems in real estate? How can technology solve these problems? When is technology truly significant?)
15:30 – Startups pitching with panel discussion in between
17:30 – Presentation of awards
18:00 – Networking, drinks and finger food


And finally, we are very proud to welcome our highly distinguished jury members to the Ceremony and would like to extend our gratitude to them:

Jury members:

  • Dr. Dirk Hecker (MD, Fraunhofer Allianz Big Data)
  • Ron Hillmann (MD, BVP Berlin Venture Partners)
  • Benjamin Rohé (MD, GTEC)
  • Prof. Wolfgang Schäfers (Professor of Real Estate Management, IREBS)
  • Christian Schulz-Wulkow (MD, Ernst & Young Real Estate)
  • Jörn Stobbe (COO and MD at Union Investment Real Estate)
  • Jan Thomas (CEO of NKF and Editor of startup magazine Berlin Valley)

Book one of the limited tickets now – the Ceremony will be followed by a get-together with drinks, snacks and a chance to meet the PropTech startups and real estate professionals.

We look forward to seeing you there! You can follow along on Facebook or on Twitter at with the hashtag #PropTechAward

Reserve your free seat here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/proptech-innovation-award-ceremony-tickets-33762485503

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