MIPIM UK 2015: The two winners of the first round of the MIPIM Startup Competition, were announced yesterday (Thursday).
UK company OpenSensors.io and Standard Access from the Republic of Ireland will go forward to the final of the competition, to be staged at MIPIM, Cannes, next March.
Two more preliminary rounds will be held at MIPIM Asia, Hong Kong, in December and at MIPIM in Cannes.
The competition, the first global real estate and urban management startup competition, is intended to recognise the most dynamic international new businesses providing solutions for property and urban management.
OpenSensors.io describes itself as an “internet of things company” that enables large numbers of sensors and internet-connected devices to be connected and provides the means to obtain and reuse publicly available real-time data.
Standard Access provides a combination of hardware, software and locks that enable secure access to buildings using smartphones or tablets.