JLL India- India’s largest International Property Consultancy and Invest India- National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency are bringing this exciting proptech accelerator programme. The programme aims to discover game changing solutions driving cutting edge innovations across the real estate sector.

The program is powered by AGNIi- National Technology Commercialization Program and Startup India- an initiative to boost the startup ecosystem in India, which are key government initiatives housed under Invest India

Top 3 solutions stand a chance to win upto INR 25 Lakhs and top 10 solutions to win upto 20 plug and play seats

Everything begins with an idea.
What’s yours?

Share your business ideas on any of the below themes to be a part of JLL IDEAs. We are excited to partner with you to take real estate to its next high

Ideas to reduce energy use, waste, reducing carbon footprint etc.

Improving availability and reliability while reducing the cost of managing your assets.

Making real estate transactions quick, transparent and efficient.

Managing optimized and efficient transport operations for a large urban workforce.

Use of technology to connect and engage employees with their work environment through networked platforms, software, sensors and collaboration systems.

Procurement Management, Supply Chain Management, Project Monitoring, Documentation, VR/AR etc.

Technology to bring efficiency in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting, security and other systems of a building.

Ideas for smart utilization of office space through effective occupancy and space planning systems.

Through Blockchain and other technologies.

Ensuring minimum downtime of building systems with efficient operation, control and oversight of real estate.

Tap into the terabytes of data generated through IoT sensors, other building systems and deliver actionable insights using AI/ML algorithms.

Smart cafeteria apps, wayfinder, meeting room booking apps, desk booking apps and any other ideas which enhance an employee’s experience in a workplace.

JLL Ideas

This programme will drive multiple initiatives to provide tech companies and startups a platform to drive service and product innovation in Real Estate.

JLL Hackathon


Hackathon Format

Phase 1(a) - Online

  • Register and submit your solutions and plans
  • Top 50 solutions to be selected by end September

Phase 1(b) - In Person Hackhthon

  • Ideate, Develop and Showcase
  • Top 10 solutions to be selected and rewarded by November 13

Phase 2 - Shark Tank

  • Participants would be invited to present their solutions to an eminent jury
  • Top 3 solutions will be facilitated

Phase 3 - Ongoing

  • Ongoing incubation
  • Mentorship by JLL & Industry Leaders
  • Discussions on potential funding with investors


Concurrent 2-city Onsite Hackathon – November 13

Grand Finale – November 22

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  • What is the selection process?
    Startup Challenge entries will be pre-screened by a panel of experts including leaders from JLL, venture capitalists and investors. Top 50 will be shortlisted and invited for an in person hackathon to shortlist top 10 winners. These top 10 winners will get awards and then be invited for a JLL Shark tank where an eminent jury will shortlist and announce top 3 winners in India.
  • What should I know about submitting?
    • All individual/ teams will have to submit a pitch deck along with the online application form.
    • Ensure you address all the points mentioned in the guidelines so that your application is evaluated on all the merits. Please name the file as "company name_pitch deck".
    • Teams have an option to provide a link to elevator pitch video or financials in an excel format. Please note that this is completely optional, you should submit it if you feel you can explain the product better with the help of an elevator pitch. The pitch video should be no longer than 1-2 minutes.
  • Any other rules I need to keep in mind?
    • Business plans must be targeting the Indian market or developing an India focused product and/or service. Any idea or business plan outside this scope will not be considered.
    • The individual/ core team should already be working on the idea to bring the product/service to the market in future or have already launched the product/service.
    • Judges’ decisions shall be final.