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Top 10 PropTech Startups to Watch in - 2021

Real estate experts and major industry stakeholders are increasingly betting big on proptech, which is emerging as the key enabler and future growth driver for realty. Advancements in digital technologies have created numerous opportunities for the proptech players to create revolutionary solutions. Today, proptech startups are providing a wide range of novel solutions, underpinned by the latest technologies, for real estate agents to capitalize on.

Proptech startups are providing innovative solutions for real estate agencies to transform residential properties into smart homes and attract millennial buyers. Additionally, automated valuation models hold tremendous potential to manage fast-paced real estate sales. These data-based valuation models help real estate agents as well as building owners to sell properties quickly. On the other hand, proptech startups are combining edge computing and artificial intelligence (AI) to develop a comprehensive solution for bolstering the physical security of properties. This involves utilizing security hardware along with surveillance data in a much more productive and efficient way.

As such, the technological transitions in the arena open up a universe of new possibilities for proptech startups to develop and introduce innovative solutions. This implies that real estate players looking for competent solutions have to choose from a plethora of options.

To make this task easier and assist business leaders in identifying the right proptech solution providers, PropTech Outlook presents to you “Top 10 PropTech Startups to watch in - 2021.” A distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, Analysts, and the PropTech Outlook editorial board has selected the most promising proptech startups. In our selection process, we looked at the company’s offerings, core competency, news/press releases, client testimonials, milestones, and other recognition.

    Top PropTech Startups to Watch in

  • HomeKey Systems is redefining the home experience for owners by collaborating with new home builders to create a house-specific maintenance plan that leverages all of the information available about the homes once the appliances have been installed. With an objective to empower homeowners with information pertaining to the house, HomeKey tracks a list of items in a standard new house to create comprehensive data, encompassing paint colors, fixtures, appliances, warranties, manuals, parts, and clean care items available to the owner. Additionally, HomeKey educates and shows homeowners what they need to accomplish each month through monthly to-do lists and reminders

  • Housefolios offers a suite of innovative tools within its software platform to provide analytics and a digital marketplace with one-click add-on services

  • SmartRent is an enterprise home and automation company that develops software and hardware to empower property owners, managers, and home builders to effectively manage, protect, and automate daily operational processes

  • Zeus Living is a PropTech company that continues to revolutionize the corporate housing and relocation industry by providing travellers with a better experience while renting a place to stay. The company manages properties as corporate rentals on behalf of landlords and makes the booking process easy and seamless. As Zeus Living takes care of all essential services, including WiFi, utilities, furniture, applications, and leases, travellers do not have to go through the intricacies of the renting process

  • CrowdComfort


    CrowdComfort collaborates with REITs and landlords to provide complete cleaning transparency and accountability within their real estate footprints. It also helps them identify cost savings while being a value-added service to retain and acquire new customers. With CrowdComfort, Users can get Real-time cleaning tracking and compliance by location and type. In addition, the company works with some of the most forward-thinking REITs and landlords across the U.S., helping to provide cleaning transparency that gives them confidence in a safe, healthy return to the office

  • Propertymate


    Propertymate is a New York-based startup that allows homebuyers to search and compare new residential constructions. With the help of Propertymate, users can find the best new homes while discovering thousands of new construction homes and communities. Additionally, by linking customers with housebuilders and brokers, the platform hopes to automate and streamline the new building transaction process. Dan Hnatkovskyy and Sofia Vyshnevska created Propertymate in 2018. The startup will graduate from the Austin-based accelerator program Techstars in 2020."

  • Qualia


    Qualia is a digital closing platform utilized in the United States by real estate professionals, lenders, title and escrow operations, and home buyers and sellers. The company's technology, which processes real estate transactions for millions of consumers each year, connects users from all over the real estate ecosystem to coordinate every closing stage via a secure title, escrow, and closing platform. Qualia is built by a team of experts from the technology, banking, and real estate industries. To offer a secure, seamless homebuying experience, Qualia integrates an enterprise title and escrow production platform, a nationwide vendor marketplace, and an online closing room for customers

  • RentSpree


    RentSpree offers award-winning software known in all 50 states for its universal tenant screening process, renter management, partnership program, and rental screening API, which allows any platform to implement an automated screening process for as little as one week. RentSpree's mission is to pioneer a new rental method that enables all renters, landlords, and agents to engage appropriately.RentSpree, located in Los Angeles, California, is influencing the future of the housing markets in the United States

  • Updater


    Updater facilitates the 45 million Americans who relocate each year. Users of Updater can transfer utilities, update accounts and records, forward mail, and do a variety of other things. In addition, thousands of relocation professionals (from real estate brokers to property managers) rely on Updater's business solutions to save client's hours by providing a branded and personalized Updater experience.Located in New York City, Updater has acquired roughly $200 million in funding from Fidelity International, Softbank Capital, IA Ventures, Second Century Ventures, Commerce Ventures, and significant Australian institutional funds

  • VERO


    VERO is developed to simplify and automate all activities for landlords and tenants. As a result, each process, from screening through retention and everything in between, is simpler, faster, and more linked. The company combines extensive industry knowledge with a forward-thinking approach, bringing together its hands-on experience as real estate operators with the greatest developers, product managers, and user experience specialists