2ND ANNUAL VACATION RENTAL TECH COMPETITION

COMPETE, LEARN, EXCEL!

SCROLL DOWN TO SEE OUR 3 FINALISTS!

WHAT'S THE VRTECH STARTUP COMPETITION?

In its second consecutive year, the competition aims to get the most innovative young start ups in the  vacation rental industry the limelight they deserve. The VrTech competition celebrates the creativity and bright minds that our industry has attracted in recent years… Last year’s winner was Hello Here welcome app!

This year 3 finalists will compete on stage:

2018 Finalist: Stasher

Chosen by VRMIntel live! Crowd in London

2018 Finalist: Roomonitor

Chosen by a Jury of Experts & Investors

2018 Finalist: Swikly

Chosen by the Public

HOW CAN I WIN THE AWARD?

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I SUBMIT MY PITCH DECK (FREE!)

Fill in the form below and upload your pitch by the 1st of July 2018.

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GET VOTED ON BY JUDGES

Your pitch deck will be shared with a number of judges (TBC from the industry + investors) who will grade you based on the problem you’re solving, the solution you’ve created for it, your professionalism, marketing and team. They will vote and 1 winner will be moved onto the next stage… the final in Lake Como!

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GET VOTED ON BY THE PUBLIC

All entries in the arena or pitch deck submission will get entered onto a website where the public can vote – anyone in the world! The winner for this will also participate in the final. Voting will be open to the public from 1st of July until 31st of July 2018.

FINALS

PITCH IN THE FINAL > 6th-7th of October 2018, Como (Italy)

If you are one of the chosen finalists we will get you in front of your potential clients… literally! The competition final is at the Vacation Rental World Summit (Lake Como, Italy, 6th-7th of Oct. 2018) where you’ll have 10 minutes to pitch your business… and it is the crowd of property managers and owners that will decide on the award winner… and that’s because your product needs to be useful to them!

Win in Lake Como and receive the one & only tech award recognised by the vacation rental industry.

COMPETITION RULES- READ CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU APPLY

  1. Your Tech startup must be founded after 1st of January 2015 .
  2. Your service must be a technology exclusively aimed at vacation rental professionals / or owners (property management or listing sites companies cannot apply)
  3. If you’re a selected finalist you must commit to present in Como 6th & 7th of October 2018. While you won’t need tickets to get into the Vacation Rental World Summit (paid by our sponsor) you will need to take care of your own accommodation and transport. Note that if you enter the competition and do not comply with this rule, you will never be allowed to present at a VrTech Event or to compete again.

SPONSOR & PRIZES

HOWZAT Partners is an investment fund which invests in digital business.

As the winner of the VrTech 2018 Competition you will get:

  • Access to Howzat Partners’ investment fund large network of contacts
  • A Workshop day with one of Howzat Partners founders
  • A tech consultancy day with the Head of Tech DD at Howzat Partners
  • 2 tickets for the Slush Start up conference in Helsinki  DEC 4-DEC 5

VRM Intel is a industry News for the Professional Vacation Rental Manager.

As the winner of the VrTech 2018 Competition you will get

  • a free ad and a free article in the VRM Intel Magazine, a quarterly publication which is mailed to 1000s of VR professionals

OUR JURY

Meet the judges

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Simon Lehmann

Industry Consultant

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Sascha Hausmann

Industry Investor

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Cliff Johnson

VP of Sales @ Rented

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Amy Hinote

Founder VRMIntel