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Total Prizes: 12.000 euro!

The winner will be short listed on PropTech Demo Day Bucharest - June 2019
They will have a booth at Future Proptech London - May 2019
Qualified for International Chapter at Mipim PropTech Hackathon Paris - July 2019
Fast track acceleration by PropTech Romania - 2019
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    First Place

    5.000 €
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    Second Place

    2.500 €
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    Third Place

    1.000 €
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    Category winners

    6 X 500 €
  • Silviana Petre Badea, CEO JLL România

    „JLL is committed to leading the digital transformation of real estate services to the lasting benefit of our clients and our business. Accelerating us towards that goal, JLL have launched two years ago JLL Spark, a new initiative that allows us to innovate in the areas of proptech, complementing companie’s existing services and strengths.”

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  • Silviana Petre Badea, CEO JLL România

    „JLL is committed to leading the digital transformation of real estate services to the lasting benefit of our clients and our business. Accelerating us towards that goal, JLL have launched two years ago JLL Spark, a new initiative that allows us to innovate in the areas of proptech, complementing companie’s existing services and strengths.”

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  • Silviana Petre Badea, CEO JLL România

    „JLL is committed to leading the digital transformation of real estate services to the lasting benefit of our clients and our business. Accelerating us towards that goal, JLL have launched two years ago JLL Spark, a new initiative that allows us to innovate in the areas of proptech, complementing companie’s existing services and strengths.”

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Why participate?

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  • Connect the community
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    Facilitate the purposeful dialogue between traditional real estate players and technology drivers

  • Make a difference
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    Create and help he promotion of digital transformation solutions that are meaningul and fruitful for the property industry

  • Generate useful solutions
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    Advice, mentor and promote those solutions answering real life challenges; Facilitate the implementations of pilots and proof of concepts

  • Promoting the PropTech
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    Increasing the awarness of Proptech vertical and exposure of innovative solutions

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Mentors Panel

  • mentor Monica Obogeanu

    Startup Programs Manager

    Orange Romania

  • mentor Raluca Brebeanu-Motoca

    Head of Marketing

    Ceetrus Romania

  • mentor Adrian Erimescu

    Entrepreneur

    Imobiliare.ro

  • mentor Cristian Negrutiu

    Co-founder

    Sparking Capital

  • mentor Cristina Toncu

    Techcelerator Program Director

  • mentor Dragos Nicolaescu

    Executive Coach | Startup Advisor | Angel Investor

  • mentor Florin Furdui

    Country Manager

    Portland Trust Romania

  • mentor Octavian Matache

    Commercial Manager

    Speedwell

  • mentor Raluca Matei Simacek

    HR Director

    SIMACEK

  • mentor Silviana Petre Badea

    Managing Director

    JLL Romania

  • mentor Tiberius Pircalabu

    PropTech Startups Founder | Startup Advisor

    Pragmatic Solutions

  • mentor Marius Barbu

    Head of Asset Management

    NEPI Rockcastle

FAQ

What is a Hackaton?

A hackaton is a physical place where great minds and coffee make ideas turn into prototypes. In ours, mentors and real customers join the teams and help pushing things forward.

Who can apply?

The Hackathon is open to those who are interested in real estate technology and innovation and have an interesting project or other idea to develop within the scope of the challenges proposed. You can participate in the Hackathon in groups of minimum 2 people or teaming with other groups. The maximum number of team is forecasted around 20.

Why Join?

It is the first European level PropTech Hackathon!

An exceptional opportunity to come together with other startups and the real estate and property management professionals in a challenge that shall lead to innovation, sharing ideas, implementing new solutions to complex issues and experimenting with the latest technologies and innovations.

How to apply?

Sign up on our event page at http://realestatehackathon.com/.

Do we have to develop a solution from scratch?

No, there is no need to have the solution issued from scratch. The use of already functional products that could represent a solid base for a new and innovative solution is encouraged.

What Is to be delivered?

At the end of the event each team has to deliver a pitch deck that comprises a matching between the challenge requirements and the solution thought bout by each team.

Who judges the winners?

The winning teams will be decided by a jury made up of industry experts, business angels and professionals appointed by the sponsors.

What are the evaluation criteria for the selection of the winning team?

The jury will analyze and evaluate all works submitted by the teams, in accordance with the following four evaluation criteria: Relevancy, Functionality, Presentation.

The main criteria shall be directed towards the business value of the business case submitted and presented to the sponsors/judges.

What is the theme for the Hackathon?

The main theme of the Hackathon is, “Let’s tech real estate”.

Participants will be asked to use the newest of the digital technologies in creative, innovative ways to benefit real estate players, with a view to offering pragmatic solutions to the raised challenges.

The goal of these challenges are to create prototypes of products and ideas that are able to use the data gathered in order to have a disruptive impact on the real estate sector by creating a new and valuable ecosystem.

What are the awards?

Winning teams will be awarded to following prizes:

  • First Place: 5000 €
  • Second Place: 2500 €
  • Third Place: 2500 €
  • Six category winners: 500 € each

Other benefits of the event?

Besides the already mentioned prices, there will be plenty of time for networking with interesting VC’s and business angels (Dragos Nicolaescu, Gap Minder, Sparking Capital, etc) and representatives of the big names among the real estate field (Global Worth/Portland Trust, JLL, Studium Green Wings, NEPI, Ceetrus, Element development).

What is the hackathon calendar and timing?

  • Application: April 1st, 2019 – April 10th, 2019
  • Announcement of the Hackathon participants: April 5th, 2019
  • Date of Hackathon: April 12-13th, 2019
  • Location: Globalworth Tower A, 8th Dimitrie Pompeiu Street, Pipera, Bucharest

First day of the event shall be dedicated to choosing the challenges and discussing with the mentors. The creative work shall commence.

On the second day, the demo day, each team shall be presenting a solution containing as many details as possible. These discussions shall lead to solving any technical boundaries that arise and shall lead to a practical implementation of the solution.

What about the IP rights?

The work created by the participants will be and remain their own property.

What is the language of the event?

The Hackathon and its evaluation processes will be in English, due to the participation of a few foreign language speaking participants and speakers.

Will we be provided food during Hackathon?

Yes, you will be provided food and non-alcoholic drinks throughout the event.

What should I bring with me for the contest?

Contestants must bring their own computers, ID cards and other tools they may need (charging device, mouse, keyboard, USB flash drive, etc).

Do we need to be at the contest area during the whole activity?

Yes. It would be strongly recommended for all participants to be at the contest area for the duration of the event, as it will facilitate the collaboration and interaction with all other teams and the real estate sector representatives that are present.

What will be provided during the contest?

  • Up to date working area
  • Free wi-fi access
  • Two-day food and beverages
  • Mentors for groups
  • Welcome kit

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