RENT 2020 competition

PARIS | March 31 & April 1

THE PropTech start-up       FF2i Innovation Trophy

Will you be THE PropTech start-up of 2020 ?

LA Start-up RENT ORPI, through a jury of professionals, rewards the young company presenting the most promising innovation for real estate.The aim of this competition is to raise the profiles of young innovative companies in the sector.

START-UP
ORPI

Important dates

Competition closing date: 12/10/2020

Prize giving date: During the show / Pitch of the 4 finalists at the conferences

Presentation date of the des 8 selected finalists: Tuesday, 29th October 2020

Who can enter the competition?

Candidate companies, French or international, must have been created after January 1st, 2017.

The innovation must be already operational when the competition application is sent.

The innovation must relate to a service for real estate professionals (real estate agent, property manager, developer, commercial real estate) and directly relate to the marketing or management real estate.

All decisions of the selection committee and the jury are final.

The winner

The winner of the competition will be awarded the prize in the presence of the press and fellow real estate professionals. They will have the opportunity to present their project to the ORPI committee during a special session reserved for this purpose, and also to ORPI partners during an exclusive event.

How the competition works

The competition will be rewarding the business project rather than the actual innovation itself. The jury will focus on accessing the potential of the project, the quality of the team, and the significance of the proposed solution.

The choice of winner takes place over four stages:

  1. Applying for the competition: Candidate companies should submit their presentation file on rent.immo in the form of a video of less than 1mn30 and a presentation deck. Both must be received before the 12th October, 2020.
  2. Selection of finalists: The jury will examine the applications and chose the eight finalists who will be invited to the public presentation on the 29th October.
  3. Public presentation: On the 29th October, each finalist will pitch for 5 minutes maximum and answer questions from the jury who will deliberate at the end of these presentations. This stage of the competition will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m and will be followed by a cocktail.
  4. New in 2020: The last 4 finalists will pitch at the RENT Show before a major conference in room 1 and the attendee audience can vote to choose their favourite start-up. Each attendee vote is worth 1 vote.
  5. Announcement of the winner: The announcement of the winner and the award ceremony will take place before a major conference, on November 5 during the RENT Show.

THE jury

To decide who will be the RENT start-up for 2020, we have assembled a jury made up of experts, entrepreneurs and financiers and covering all the main real estate professions.

Julien Villeneuve

Président du jury, Directeur Marketing, digital, Innovation. ORPI

Pauline Duval

Directrice Générale du Groupe Duval

Pauline Feld

Directrice opérationnelle d’AC3

Thibault Remy

Président de Meilleurs Agents

David Boucher

Directeur de la veille et des études digitales, Nexity

François di Dio

Directeur marketing immobilier, leboncoin

Mathias Flattin

Axeleo

Sponsor

With more than 1,250 points of sale and 7,000 employees, Orpi is a key player in real estate and is the leader with respect to the number of points of sale. Created in 1966 on the initiative of several real estate agents who decided to pool their property files, Orpi is still the leading real estate network in France. The uniqueness of Orpi lies in its organization as a cooperative. More than 900 associates share the cooperative values of sharing, solidarity, and commitment. Orpi positions itself as a project facilitator for its clients: sellers, buyers, lessors, tenants and property management companies. 

FF2i Innovation Trophy

The objective is to show off the dynamism of the sector by highlighting the best innovations of the RENT 2020 fair. The winner of this competition will be chosen by the jury after having met the exhibitors who have applied to take part. The award ceremony will take place in the presence of the press and professional community and the award will be presented by the president of FF2i.

INNO-VATION
FF2I

THE jury

Président Stéphane Scarella

Président de la FF2i

Alexandre Heraud

Directeur des participations ANAXAGO

Arnaud Viallaneix

CMO de Geoxia

Gaelle Aubrée

Directrice Générale adjointe Monemprunt.com

Hervé Parent

Associé chez Property Business Accelerator

Important dates

Competition closing date: 12/10/2020

Prize giving date: During the RENT fair on 05/11/2020

Date of presentation of the 8 selected finalists: October 29, 2020

Who can enter the competition?

Companies, French or foreign, exhibiting at RENT 2020

The innovation must be already operational when the competition application is sent.

The innovation must relate to a service for real estate professionals (real estate agent, property manager, developer, commercial real estate) and directly relate to the marketing or management of real estate.

All decisions of the selection committee and the jury are final.

The jury

The jury is chaired by the President of the FF2i and is made up of a panel of members representing the different sectors of the FF2i: real estate portals, real estate networks, software publishers, developers and investors.

How the competition works

The competition will be rewarding the business project rather than the actual innovation itself. The jury will focus on accessing the potential of the project, the quality of the team, and the significance of the proposed solution.

The choice of winner takes place over four stages:

  1. Applying for the competition: Candidate companies should submit their presentation file on rent.immo in the form of a video of less than 1mn30 and a presentation deck. Both must be received before the 12 October, 2020.
  2. Selection of finalists: The jury will examine the applications and chose the eight finalists who will be invited to the public presentation on the 29th October.
  3. Public presentation: On the 29 October, each finalist will pitch for 5 minutes maximum and answer questions from the jury who will deliberate at the end of these presentations. This stage of the competition will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will be followed by a cocktail.
  4. Announcement of the winner: The announcement of the winner and the award ceremony will take place during the RENT evening event on Wednesday 5/11 at Porte de Versailles.

The winner

The winner of the competition will be awarded the trophy in the presence of the press and real estate professionals. They will have the opportunity to present their project to the Anaxago investment commitee, a member of the FF2i, during a special meeting of the committee, and also present their products and services to Anaxago partners during an exclusive event.

The French Federation of Internet Real Estate is the largest community of PropTech companies in France. Established in 2003, it brings together all the real estate players in France. More information on ff2i.org