VRTECH accepting applications for 2021 Start-Up Competition

Spain: Barcelona-based community VRTECH has announced that it is now accepting applications for its fifth annual Start-Up Competition.

Sponsored by Rentals United and Howzat Partners, the VRTECH Startup Awards celebrates the latest innovations in the global vacation rental technology sector and the winner will be crowned the ‘The Best Vacation Rental Tech Startup 2021‘. The awards attract startups from around the world that cover the entire ecosystem of the private accommodation space.

The competition will have three stages before culminating in a final pitch in Annecy, France, at the Vacation Rental World Summit to be held from 16-17 September 2021. The deadline for submitting the first pitch is 30 May 2021 and the subsequent stages include being voted on by qualified judges and finally, by the general public.

Last year’s winner, Revyoos, is described as the “only all-in-one review aggregator for short-term rentals”. The platform is designed to help property managers and owners improve their SEO, credibility and conversions by gathering all their reviews spread across different channels in one place.

Christophe Salmon, CEO and founder of Revyoos, said: “The VRTECH Startup Awards is the best investment in time to generate awareness in the industry, to present your solution, to generate leads and also to make possible partnerships with other tech companies in our industry. Particularly for startups in their very early stage, do not hesitate to register, it is an absolute occasion to validate your ‘MVP’.”

Vanessa de Souza Lage, founder of VRTECH, said: “In our fifth year, VRTECH Startup Awards is really looking forward to sharing all the top new startups in our sector. The vacation rental industry has grown so much in recent years, and VRTECH is in the forefront of witnessing all the creativity and innovation.”

Applicants are invited to submit their applications here.

VRTECH brings together vacation rental industry leaders and game-changers to share ideas and visions through meet-up events, startup competitions, and diverse educational platforms.