Real estate tech, also known as proptech (property technology), refers to the application of technology and innovation to the real estate industry. It encompasses a wide range of technological solutions and platforms designed to improve various aspects of real estate, including buying, selling, renting, property management, construction, and more.

The integration of technology in the real estate sector has transformed traditional practices, making them more efficient, transparent, and accessible. Real estate tech startups and companies leverage technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality, and blockchain to drive innovation and enhance the real estate experience for buyers, sellers, agents, investors, and other stakeholders.

Top 10 Real Estate Tech Startups Reshaping the Indian Property Landscape

Founder: Varun Chandra and Nikhil Sikri

CEO: Nikhil Sikri

Year Founded: 2015

Impact: aims to simplify the property search and rental experience by providing verified listings, personalized recommendations, and streamlined rental processes. It focuses on offering hassle-free solutions for tenants and landlords.


Founder: Suresh Rangarajan and Pradeep Kumar

CEO: Suresh Rangarajan

Year Founded: 2016

Impact: CoLive is a tech-enabled co-living startup that offers fully furnished and managed shared accommodations. It focuses on providing a convenient and community-driven living experience for students and young professionals.


Founder: Sudarshan Purohit and Ankur Agarwal

CEO: Ankur Agarwal

Year Founded: 2012

Impact: Zenify is a property management company that leverages technology to simplify the rental process for both landlords and tenants. It offers services such as property marketing, tenant screening, rent collection, and maintenance management.


Founder: Srikanth Iyer, Rama Harinath, and Vivek Parasuram

CEO: Srikanth Iyer

Year Founded: 2014

Impact: HomeLane is an online home interiors company that uses technology to provide customized design solutions. It offers end-to-end interior design services, including 3D visualization, project management, and home decor.


Founder: Rahul Bharadwaj and Dinesh Prasad

CEO: Rahul Bharadwaj

Year Founded: 2018

Impact: SquarePlums is a rental management platform that enables landlords to automate property management tasks such as rent collection, maintenance, and tenant communication. It aims to simplify property rental for both landlords and tenants.


Founder: Shailesh Goswami and Sumit Joshi

CEO: Shailesh Goswami

Year Founded: 2014

Impact: Foyr is an AI-powered interior design and visualization platform. It provides tools for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) visualizations, helping interior designers and customers visualize and plan spaces more efficiently.


Founder: Vikram Chari

CEO: Vikram Chari

Year Founded: 2012

Impact: SmartOwner is a real estate investment marketplace that connects investors with curated high-return opportunities. It offers investment options in real estate projects across different asset classes.


Founder: Sanchal Ranjan, Saurabh Kumar, and Saurabh Tiwari

CEO: Saurabh Kumar

Year Founded: 2015

Impact: ZiffyHomes is a co-living and rental management platform that offers fully furnished accommodations with standardized amenities. It focuses on providing affordable, hassle-free rental solutions for working professionals.


Founder: Sanjeev Bikhchandani

CEO: Dhruv Agarwala

Year Founded: 2005

Impact: 99acres is an online real estate platform that provides property listings, search tools, and related services. It serves as a marketplace connecting buyers, sellers, and real estate professionals.


Founder: Brijesh Agrawal

CEO: Sudhir Pai

Year Founded: 2006

Impact: Magicbricks is an online real estate portal that offers property listings, home loan services, and real estate information. It caters to buyers, sellers, and brokers in the Indian real estate market.

Real estate tech has the potential to disrupt and transform the industry, driving efficiency, transparency, and convenience. It aims to address pain points, simplify transactions, and improve user experiences. The adoption of real estate tech solutions is growing rapidly, and it continues to shape the future of the real estate industry.

Please note that the CEO information and impact details might have changed since my last knowledge update in September 2021.