Accelerating the Real Estate Evolution

Thanks for being part of the PropTech Innovation Summit 2021!

The PropTech Innovation Award together with its annual PropTech Innovation Summit are one of world's most prominent property technology events with the tech industry joining the real estate industry. On June 23rd, the fifth PropTech Innovation Summit provided a forum for sharing insights around digital business models for the real estate sector.

The entire Video Content of the Summit

The PropTech Innovation Award and Summit were completed successfully with 180 complete and finalized startup applications from 40+ countries and 520 live spectators who came together to watch 4 stages with over 7 hours of live streaming displaying 50 speakers, 15 startup finalist, 6 judges of excellence and 6 elite real estate partners bringing together key-findings and insights to the industry spread across the globe.

You can now watch all the sessions below. We hope you enjoy rich content that was created and look forward to next years event with you.

The five Category Sessions with Semi-Final Pitches

  • Future Proof Offices hosted by Bosch and Run this place

  • Supporting Real Estate Value Chains hosted by Drees & Sommer

  • Smart & Sustainable: Connected Cities and Buildings hosted by Cushman & Wakefield

  • Re:Create Retail hosted by iMallinvest Europe

  • New Concepts for Urban Living hosted by the Class Foundation

  • Into the Future: Key Findings of the Sessions



Welcome and Introduction

with Maria Gross, Jens Wilhelm and Martin Kloss



The big Final of the Proptech Innovation Award

with GOOD MONDAY, imerso, limehome, Placense and Wishibam



Fireside Chat with Planradar

with Sander van de Ridjt and Martin Kloss


Wishibam has won the PropTech Innovation Award 2021

•    Second and third prizes go to proptechs from Denmark and Israel
•    180 entries from 40 countries
•    Total prize money of EUR 40,000

  • The three trophies of this year's PropTech Innovation Awards
  • 1st place: Wishibam. The picture shows founder Charlotte Journo-Baur (centre) surrounded by well-wishers Klaus Mennickheim, Managing Partner of iMallinvest (left), Christoph Holzmann, COO of Union Investment Real Estate (second from right) and presenter Martin Kloss (right).
  • 2nd place: The workspace management platform Good Monday from Denmark, winner of the category "Future Proof Office Places". In the middle is Mik Strøyberg, founder and CEO of the company. On the left is Tawab Ghafuri, Head of Product at Union Investment Real Estate Digital GmbH, second from left is Stefan Radermacher, IoT Solution Sales - Connected Building, Bosch.IO., second from right is jury member Christoph Holzmann, COO of Union Investment Real Estate GmbH and presenter Martin Kloss is on the far right.
  • Third place: Placense from Israel, winner of the category "Smart & Sustainable: Connected Cities and Buildings". In the middle is Dan Gildoni, co-founder and CEO of the company, together with his daughter. On the right are jury member Christoph Holzmann, COO of Union Investment Real Estate GmbH, and presenter Martin Kloss (far right). On the left are Elsbeth Quispel, Head of Real Estate Strategy & Innovation at Cushman & Wakefield, next to her colleague Verena Bauer, Head of Marketing & Communications.

The Semi-Finalists of the five Categories

Smart and Sustainable: Connected Cities and Buildings

Future Proof Office Spaces

Re:Create Retail

New Concepts for Urban Living

Supporting Real Estate Value Chains

The Jury

In line with the high professional standard of the competition, the jury for the PropTech Innovation Award 2021 comprises experts from a range of disciplines and with a strong international Background.

  • Andrew Knight
    Data & Tech, Thought Leadership & Analysis, RICS

  • Benjamin Rohé
    Founder and Chairman of the Board, GERMANTECH

  • Dr. Christoph Holzmann
    COO, Union Investment Real Estate GmbH

  • Dr. Claudia Nagel
    CEO and Founder at High Rise Ventures GmbH, Founder of Kiwi.KI Gmbh, Board Member of Immofemme e.G., Professor at bbw University

  • Franziska Teubert
    Managing Director at Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V.

  • Sam Anders
    COO, Physee

Our Category Partners

Your Contacts

Anna Yukiko Bickenbach
Event & Program Manager

+49 176 20202710


Manuela Vogel

Manuela Vogel
Union Investment Real Estate GmbH
Senior Marketing Manager