PTZ Accelerator 2020

The First Proptech Accelerator in Israel

After a very successful Batch #1, we can’t wait to begin our 2021 Program!
The Israeli Proptech scene is taking off and this is your chance to be a part of it!
The Proptech Zone Accelerator is an israeli industry-first program in real estate tech innovation. The Accelerator’s goal is to combine leading professionals and experts in the global real estate industry with early stage startups.
The Accelerator is the ultimate platform for early stage startups to connect with key real estate professionals, tech experts & business leaders.

We are seeking the most promising startups which will disrupt the traditional industry, and want to scale their business in the global market.

Program Benefits
  • A 5 month tailor-made program. 2021 Applications close on 15 February; Batch #2: March - July
  • Deep mentorship process led by top CEO’s, serial entrepreneurs and investors, covering both the business aspect and the real estate industry aspect, matched for the specific needs of your company.
  • Workshops, team meetings, office hours
  • Connections to potential design partners / POC, angel investors, VC’s and Proptech funds
  • A bridge to the global market, with a primary focus on the US
  • Being part of a like-minded, supportive and collaborative community and environment
  • Demo Day - pitch your Startup to an audience of leading investors
  • The accelerator program concludes in a delegation to New York with leading proptech players
Requirements
  • Early stage
  • Dedicated founders' team
  • Working MVP
  • Market traction
Partners
  • HubSpot for Startups logo
  • WOPA logo
  • mipim logo
  • JLL logo
  • Reality Fund logo
  • Tidhar logo
  • SilverTech Ventures logo
  • AMOT logo
  • AWS logo
  • BDO logo
  • Pearl Cohen logo
  • Monday.com logo
Our Mentors
Yael Urman Chief Information Officer, Silverstein Properties
David Aron Innovation, Tishman Speyer
Ziv Shor Country Manager, JLL
Elad Madany RE Developer & Investor
David Feldstein Solution Architect, AWS
Naor Caspi Head of Innovation, Tidhar
Ben Haghani Founder, Steelpoint Property Group
Chen Rosen Managing Partner, Reality Ventures
Gili Lichtman Startups Biz Dev, AWS
Dani Milo CEO, Electra FM
Avi Halfon CMO, Amot
Matan Zahari Director of Process and Control, Amot
Lilach Musman Architect, Real Estate Development Consultant
Avishay Kimeldorf Architect, Chief of Project Management, Reality Investment Funds
Gil Hod Investment Specialist
Efrat Tolkowsky Gazit Globe Real Estate Institute
Jonathan Fishman Founder, Bizydev
Boris Segal Director, Digital Partnerships, EMEA, CBRE
Phil Carpenter CMO, ALICE Technologies
Josh Mintz Partner, Waveline Venture Fund
Pavel Livshiz Partner, Hetz Ventures
Toby Moskovits Founder & CEO, Heritage Equity Partners
David Wertheimer Technology & Global Partner, BDO
Doron Latzer Founder & Senior Partner, Pearl Cohen
Yariv C. Ben-Ari Partner & Co-Chair Israel Group, Herrick
Anna Moshe Senior Partner, Pearl Cohen
Sapir Ben Harosh Senior Associate, Pitango
Michelle Taycher Nishry Senior Investment Manager, Qualcomm
Shai Ronen Founder, Nav-in.com
Donna Griffit Corporate Storyteller and Pitch Alchemist for Start Ups
Yuval Ratsabi Non-Dilutive Fundraising Specialist
Eli Goldstein V.P. of Business Development, Blue Square Real Estate
Omri Avisaf Chief Storyteller & CO-Founder, Quatro
Ohad Shalev Co-founder and Head of Design, Hello
Eitan Chitayat Founder & Creative Director, Natie Branding Agency
F.A.Q
What are the key dates of the application process?

Application deadline is on February 15th, 2021.

Selection process will take place between February 16th – March 2nd.

Program:  March- July 2021.

How does the application process work?

The application is completed online. You will receive an email confirmation after submitting the application. As part of the selection process, we will review your application, hold a phone conversation with you and if you pass this first stage, you will be invited to a face to face interview. 

Proptech Zone Accelerators’ tech experts and investors will finish reviewing applications by the beginning of March 2021. 

How do you choose which companies to accept into the program? What is the criteria?

We are on the lookout for companies which can benefit from our real-estate tech experts and investors, and connections to the leading real estate companies. Most important selection criteria include:

  • Real estate technologies addressing a large market need
  • Fully committed team (CEO & CTO)
  • A working MVP/Prototype
  • Have initial market traction

And  if you are now ready to scale up your business in the global market, then the Proptech Zone Accelerator is a good match for you

What the PTZ program includes? And how long does the program run?

The 4.5 month PTZ program contains 3 pillars: (1) Bi-monthly meetings with our professional mentors and program team, (2) Bi-monthly workshops led by leading real estate sharks, investors, tech experts and entrepreneurs  (3) on-demand meetings with the ecosystem specialists and professional partners. The program will end with a Demo Day for which the startups will prepare by means of pitch training workshops. 

Graduate startups of the program will have the opportunity to join a unique delegation, meeting key players in the real estate industry and investors in NYC. (fingers crossed Covid goes away 🙂 )

How does Proptech Zone help me?

We have built the perfect platform to connect great startups with the leading key players in the real estate industry. We are aiming to help startups grow their business by creating business opportunities for them and providing them with deep mentorship from real estate professionals and top CEOs.

What if I am not based in Israel?

While the accelerator is physically based in Tel Aviv, we encourage startups from all over the world to participate as the program is focused on the global Proptech industry.

Coworking space will be provided while accommodation and visa requirements will be up to you.

What if I still have questions?

Please write to us at nicole@proptechzone.com

Key Dates
ENDED Application Season
April 30th Application Deadline
May 10th Selection Process
June 7st Startup Announcement
June 25th Opening Event
November 13th Closing Event
2020 Accelerator Cohort
Proptech Zone Community

In 2020, our first Proptech Zone Accelerator took place. 6 startups were carefully selected by a professional committee, and took part in the 5-month program. In total the companies raised $2.4 million, acquired new customers and pilots, and recently became our Program Alumni.