Propel by MIPIM Startup Competition

Seeking top emerging startups in the Real Estate Industry

The Propel by MIPIM Startup Competition, in partnership with global partner Union Investment and real estate tech partner MetaProp, reveals the most promising and innovative startups that tackle the biggest urban challenges around the world.

For the fifth consecutive year, selected startups will pitch their ideas and business models to move the real estate ecosystem forward during Propel by MIPIM events featuring three major international Proptech hubs – Paris, New York and Hong Kong.

2021 Competition Finals

Join us In Cannes on September 7th and be inspired by promising and innovative startups selected throughout our events in Paris, New-York and Hong Kong SAR. Come and hear their pitch and how they are tackling the world's biggest Real Estate challenges and moving the Real Estate ecosystem forward.

Congratulations to the winners from all three stops!

The European stop at Paris

The European stop of the competition was held during Propel by MIPIM – Paris 2020 at Le Centquatre. The most innovative start-ups presented their pitches in four categories: Sustainability, Data, Investment and User Experience.

The stop winners that will continue to the finals taking place during MIPIM at Cannes next June 2021, include Inviertis Properties in the Investment category, SpaceOS in the User Experience Category, CubiCasa in the Data Category, and ThermoTerra in the Sustainability category.

The New York City online experience

The NYC stop finals, backed by global partner Union Investment, took place during day two of the Propel by MIPIM – NYC Online event last December 2020.

The roll call of victors saw DrizzleX pick up the Sustainability prize; Equisafe win in the Investment category; Urban Ground GmbH win for User Experience; while StratoDem Analytics collected the Data award. These four winners now go forward to the grand finale at MIPIM in Cannes.

MIPIM Asia

The MIPIM Asia Awards Forum hosted the Hong Kong stop of the Propel by MIPIM Startup Competition. The last seats for the finals taking place during MIPIM this June at Cannes were filled by Tower360RealXUrbanetic and Roots for the data, investment, sustainability and user experience categories respectively.

Selecting committee 2020-2021

Sponsors and Partners

Global Partner

Global Real Estate & Tech Partner

Sponsors of New York Stop

Partner of New York Stop