Housing in India is characterized by an endemic lack of supply of affordable dwelling units and the successful optimization of costs is critical for the financial viability of an affordable housing project.
We believe that technology will play a vital role in the creation of efficiencies within the real estate ecosystem and all processes in the development cycle will get disrupted by technology in the near term.
The H@ART (HDFC Affordable Real Estate and Technology) Program aims to foster collaborations between technology companies and the real estate sector. H@ART is partnering with multiple stakeholders to drive strategic technological interventions to enhance the affordable housing ecosystem.
The program seeks to mentor, partner and invest in real estate technology companies that accelerate break through innovations and efficiencies within the affordable housing ecosystem.
Provide mentorship by partnering with accelerators, academic institutions, etc
Provide growth opportunities by way of introduction to the developer ecosystem
Cater to the growth and working capital needs of emerging PropTech companies
H@ART Startups will get the opportunity to access institutional capital.
Engage with key participants in the real estate ecosystem to ideate & innovate efficient solutions for the sector.
Opportunities to undertake pilot projects with the top developers of India for product validation and adoption.
Receive technical and business mentorship from domain experts and industry leaders
Showcase solutions directly to the decision makers of potential customers, leading to shorter lead times.
Be at the forefront of industry trends and insights through potential access to conferences and events of HDFC Capital.
We find ourselves at the intersection of real estate and technology and are fostering collaboration between key participants - influencers, innovators and thought leaders, to create a vibrant eco-system under the H@ART Program.
The inaugural edition of the annual H@ART Conference held in May 2019, witnessed participation of marquee real estate developers, leading global investors as well as top finance professionals.
Select real estate technology companies which were chosen as the first partners of the H@ART program, had the opportunity to showcase their solutions to the global audience. These companies were selected through a rigorous process in collaboration with technology stalwarts and sector experts.