With the new event series "New Connect", which celebrated its premiere on February 22, 2018 at PwC’s Berlin office, representatives of established real estate corporates as well as PropTechs were able to network and discuss challenges and chances of cooperation. The series of events enables PropTechs to highlight their innovative solutions for the real estate industry, while offering representatives of the established players in the real estate industry the opportunity to inform about upcoming tasks in the course of digitization. The series of events is organized by the PwC Real Estate Consulting Team (David Rouven Möcker, Katharina Götzen and David Nadge) in cooperation with the BVDS (Federal Association of German Startups) and its PropTech platform.
Around 45 people attended the kick-off event on 22 February 2018 in the conference rooms of PwC’s Berlin office. The participants included PropTech founders and representatives of established real estate companies. The lectures discussed the biggest challenges of cooperation between the two parties:
Following the lectures given by PropTechs and Corporates, the participants used the opportunity to discuss current issues and findings in an informal atmosphere and make new contacts. The event series "New Connect" will be continued on a regular basis. Invitees are exclusively representatives of PropTechs, real estate companies and associations.
David Rouven Möcker
Senior Manager, PwC Germany
Tel: +49 30 2636-1666
Consultant, PwC Germany
Tel: +49 30 2636-2480