Green City Solutions is the most innovative proptech startup in the world. The young company has been selected yesterday at the PropTech Award Ceremony in Berlin. The prize was awarded by Union Investment and the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC). Its goal is to support startups that give new impulses to the real estate industry with their innovative ideas.
The decision was made by an interdisciplinary jury after the eight finalists presented their ideas and products in front of a live audience. They made the shortlist out of a field of more than 200 applications from 46 countries. Green City Solutions convinced the jury and the audience. The startup won the First Prize, as well as the Community Prize. The company was founded in 2014 and develops smart solutions in the field of environmental services, CleanTech and sustainable urban planning for greener and more liveable cities. A team of experts from architecture, mechanical engineering, informatics and biology develops smart solutions in the field of environmental services, CleanTech and sustainable urban planning for greener and more liveable cities.
The Second Prize went to Architrave. The Berlin startup provides a digital real estate management solution through a centralized platform for all management and operational tasks concerning data, documents and processes.
The three winning teams will get a total prize money of 35.000 Euro. On top of this, they will get a space at the GTEC Lab. This means free office space and access to the GTEC network of mentors and investors, as well as to the GTEC Partners, especially Union Investment.
“We are offering the PropTech Innovation Award to identify potentially disrupting business models for the real estate industry. The applications and ultimately the winners showed us what exciting changes our industry is undergoing”, sais Jörn Stobbe, jury member and Managing Director of Union Investment Real Estate, Hamburg. “We want to continue to inspire more innovative startups to come to us with their ideas and business models; that’s why we will offer the Proptech Innovation Award again next year.”
Source : Company