The 2018 MetaProp Bridge @ Columbia University
Welcome to the world’s first International PropTech accelerator program. The Bridge takes the best of the NYC-based growth accelerator programming to offer European PropTech startups a gateway into North American markets.
We focus on growth to pair high potential international startups with award winning investors, enthusiast mentors and diverse real estate, technology and institutional partners.
2018 Program Outline
April 3, 2018 - July 10, 2018
Application Deadline: March 20, 2018
- Up to USD 250,000 investment from MetaProp funds
- Up to 6 teams per session
- 12 week program
- 7 week European "Stretch" session
- 1 week break/move
- 4 week US "Sprint" Session
- 5 city North American road show
- 4 assigned mentors (2 US, 2 international) from MetaProp RE200 pool
- Discounted or free attendance at dozens of local, national and international industry roundtables and networking events
Phase I: European "Stretch"
April 3, 2018 - May 24, 2018
Partner showcase and private welcome drinks
Markets and business culture
PropTech “Hubs, Nodes and Influencers”
US real estate law, and startup law
US data sources for prospecting clients
Communication (introduction, meeting, follow-up, written communication) etiquette
Warm up week
Phase II: US "Sprint"
June 5, 2018 - July 5, 2018
Weekly sales/business development “Goal Setting and Review” sessions
Private lunches with matched mentors
US communications (PR and Marketing) workshop
Roadshow NYC, Chicago, LA, SF and Toronto (subject to change)
For frequently asked questions, please click here.
RE200 International Mentors
RE200 is MetaProp NYC’s exclusive mentor network of CEOs and CIOs of major real estate corporate players, investors, and recent founders or executives of successful real estate tech startups.
RE200 mentors are 80+ of the most accomplished leaders in the real estate technology ecosystem, including the following cross-border PropTech enthusiasts:
NYC Program Partners
The MetaProp Pre-Accelerator at Columbia University participants benefit from access and exposure to MetaProp's corporate, industry and government partners, including leading firms on the cutting edge of real estate innovation.
Special thanks to our London partner, Concrete.