PropTech Ireland selected to partner with global organisation to innovate technology-driven
solutions for smart cities.

Leading Cities, the global non-profit organisation focused on improving quality of life in
cities through smart city solutions, today announced an exclusive Irish partnership with
Proptech Ireland, the innovation hub driving digital transformation of the planning,
construction and property industries in Ireland and beyond. Leading Cities hosts the
international accelerator programme, AcceliCITY, for industry innovators developing Smart
City solutions and, in addition to accessing investment and international expertise, Irish
start-ups will pitch for the opportunity to deliver their innovative property-related solutions
to cities right across the globe.

“It is not sufficient to mentor and prepare start-ups so you can point them in the direction
toward success. They must be put securely on the path of success, with investment funding,
clients and revenue,” said Michael Lake, President and CEO of Leading Cities.

“Ireland is a small marketplace that values innovation, access to the Leading Cities network
globally will allow problem-solvers here to create solutions that benefit many cities around
the world. Change is inevitable, our aim through this partnership is to facilitate the change
makers while educating the industry”; explains PropTech Ireland founder, Carol Tallon

About Leading Cities
Leading Cities is a global leader in Smart City solutions, city diplomacy and collaboration
advancing sustainability and resilient city strategies and technologies. With its global
network of world-class cities, Leading Cities has built bridges to share best practices, urban
solutions and lessons learned among city leaders. Former Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny serves
on the Global Advisory Board. For further details, see

About Proptech Ireland

Established in early 2016, Proptech Ireland acts as a bridge, connecting innovators and
solution-providers with the traditional planning, construction and property industries to
test, validate and deploy their technological solutions. We drive innovation by encouraging
and facilitating collaboration between the innovators and the industry. For further details,

Issued on behalf of Leading Cities and Proptech Ireland by Property District PR

For further information please contact

Michael Lake
Leading Cities

Carol Tallon
Proptech Ireland
+353 87 4193251

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