News - 28.02.2024
The number of property technology start-ups has risen. Young companies are hardly feeling the effects of the general tech slump.
According to the “Swiss Proptech Report 2022”, the number of proptechs has increased sixfold to 360 since 2016. Particularly strong growth was recorded in the categories of virtual and enhanced digital representations of properties, financing and services.
In contrast, the proptech categories of asset management, rentals/landlord communication and blockchain topics stagnated. And, according to the authors of the study, the proptech map had to be adjusted in some areas because it has proven increasingly difficult to distinguish genuine technology start-ups from conventional start-ups that are merely making greater use of digital tools.
“The LED lamps from LEDCity are designed to reduce electricity consumption for outdoor lighting by 90 per cent by dynamically adapting to lighting requirements.”
Three of them made it into the group of the hundred best Swiss start-ups at the beginning of September: Urbio, based in Sion, develops software that enables property owners, real estate companies and local authorities to switch to renewable energy sources more quickly.
LEDCity’s LED lamps are designed to reduce electricity consumption for outdoor lighting by 90 per cent by dynamically adapting to lighting requirements. And proptech Oxygen at Work wants to use sensor control and plants to improve indoor air conditions in buildings.