INSITE IT is Winner of the DBS Awards 2017

By CIOReview | Friday, September 15, 2017

VIENNA: The Austrian-based software company INSITE IT GmbH wins start-up initiative Digital Building Solutions (DBS). Therefore the company can present itself from october 4th to 6th 2017 at the Expo Real in Munich (Germany), Europe's largest B2B trade fair for real estate and investors. In addition, it received one of the coveted places at WeXelerate, Austria's newly opened start-up hub.

"Digitize today's building industry" was the motto for almost 100 start-ups from the DACH and CEE countries who have provided their digital and disruptive software/hardware solutions as well as services for planning, construction, operation and financing of buildings. The 15 finalists presented their ideas to the audience and the jury as part of a live pitch in Vienna. Including INSITE IT all together 3 Austrian companies have qualified in a jury voting for the DBS Award 2017. The public prize - boasted to more than 200 guests in the construction and real estate sector - went to a Swiss company.

INSITE IT was described by the jury as particularly customer- and user-friendly. With Insite LMS, according to the jury's opinion, a coherent, beneficial product with great benefits was presented by Thomas Roithmeier, CEO and co-founder INSITE IT.

Huge innovation potential in the construction sector

In order to go a step further and to increase the digitization level of the industry, IG Lebenszyklus Bau (an Austrian kooperation for construction) initiated Digital Building Solutions. This association consisting of more than 70 companies and has set itself the goal to optimize processes in the construction sector.

"The submitted ideas reflect the potential in the construction and real estate industry to optimize processes through digital solutions. Start-ups now have very good chances to gain a foothold in this industry," the start-up-expert Daniel Cronin, who accompanied the scouting process and moderated the final pitch, summarized the result.