PARIS, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — MIPIM today announces the selected candidates of the MIPIM Startup Competition for the second round in Hong Kong. The competition, which recognises the most dynamic international startups offering real estate and urban management solutions, will bring startups from around the world to MIPIM in Cannes in March 2016 to compete in the finals.

The MIPIM Startup Competition, the first global real estate & urban management startup competition was successfully launched during MIPIM UK and for the second round in Hong Kong, 22 companies from 15 countries participated in the competition with the selected candidates for the final in Cannes being:

  • Brickvest (UK)
  • Funtopia Franchise (Bulgaria)
  • Parallax Technologies (China)
  • Source Capital (Singapore)
  • TimeNote (Israel)

The selected candidates will receive professional coaching by Innovation Agency FaberNovel before pitching their projects to the international jury.

MIPIM Director Julien Sausset said: "We are delighted to see that the second round of the MIPIM Startup competition in Hong Kong received a healthy number of interesting companies with innovative ideas, and it is very clear that Asia Pacific is building up a vibrant startup eco-system. As the MIPIM Startup Competition aims to find the industry’s best and brightest, we are looking forward to the second round in Hong Kong and hear more about the respective projects and ideas."

Following the second round in Hong Kong, the last preliminary selection round for the finals of the MIPIM Startup Competition will take place during MIPIM 2016 in March.

Application deadline to participate in the MIPIM round is February 10, 2016.

* Entry details for The MIPIM Startup Competition can be found here

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