Your startup at EXPO REAL 2018 in Munich!

Are you an up-and-coming, creative technology startup that wants to profoundly change the processes and procedures of real estate with your ideas and products?

Then we’re looking for you for our Real Estate Innovation Contest 2018!

You get the chance to:

  • Reach an audience of 40,000 key decision makers
  • Be part of the fair and win a workspace worth EUR 6.950,-
  • Pitch your startup at EXPO REAL in October 2018
  • Network with industry leading experts and investors


Discuss with experts.

A new highlight for trade fair visitors at EXPO REAL: The “Leadership” panel brings to the stage high-calibre experts from different real estate sectors. They discuss the subject of digital innovation at all stages of a property’s life cycle on the stage of the Real Estate Innovation Forum: investment and marketing, project development and management. The future of the real estate office and workplace will also be presented.

You can look forward to keynote speakers and panel discussions on current trends.


Connect with investors.

The Tech Alley – Your chance to optimally position your startup at EXPO REAL 2018. The winning startups from the pre-selection round will each receive their own workplace in the Real Estate Innovation Forum at EXPO REAL. This is the ideal platform for connecting with an audience of trade fair participants.

At the Tech Alley trade visitors come in direct contact with forward-looking solutions for the real estate sector. Here you can feel the pulse of digital innovation. Startups can get information in real time, get in contact with industry leading investors and explore what makes their company future-proof.


Pitch your startup live on stage.

The perfect kick off for your idea: at the Startup Battlefield, startups are live on stage for short elevator pitches. They present their ideas to an international specialist audience from the real estate sector and a high-calibre jury. The participating startups will first be selected by a jury among all applicants.



Kristi Hakkaja
CEO at Moderan
»We believe the Real Estate Innovation Network and EXPO REAL combo is a great value for any proptech company – it’s a business opportunity Moderan would not want to miss!«

Patrick Burkert
CMO at Go-PopUp
»The Real Estate Innovation Network is great platform to get exposure and attention from high-level professionals and partners within our industries.«

Arnaud Trousset
CEO at Geomatrix
»We were very happy to take part in first Real Estate Innovation Forum at EXPO REAL 2017 in Munich, pitch along best European proptech companies, and develop a network of potential partners in the whole of Europe.«



    • Participators are new startups (sole proprietorship or partnership).


    • Companies must not be older than 5 years and they must demonstrate growth development.


    • The participating startups must offer a software or/and a hardware that provides a solution to the real estate industry. The company’s product must be placed into one of the following categories: Invest, Market, Plan & Build, Work, Manage & Operate, or Smart Cities.


    • Over 50 % of the participating startup must be privately owned, in other words, belong to an individual person or the founders (100 % for sole sole proprietorship).


    • The startup’s turnover from the previous business year must be lower than 10 million euros.


    • The company’s current valuation must be lower than 30 million euros.


    • Winners of the Real Estate Innovation Contest 2017 cannot apply for a new award.




International Trade Fair for Property and Investment

October 8 – 10, 2018 | Messe München