Nexity is thinking up new housing models and new ways of working and living everyday life. In association with innovative partners, we are working together to build the city of the future and we believe innovation can deliver improvements to our clients’ lives.
Nexity’s innovation strategy is structured around three main topics:
In order to disseminate, support and coordinate innovation for all its employees, Nexity provides assistance to all its operational personnel in their innovative actions through:
The teams also maintain a permanent watch activity for the Group’s deciders and entities
The real estate business lines must reinvent themselves in response to technological, societal and environmental revolutions. Nexity’s strength in this contact lies in the collective intelligence of its employees. A range of actions has been set up to harness this intelligence:
Startup Studio, our internal incubator
Startup Studio, which has been running for three years, is located at the heart of the Group’s registered office. Every year, this 250-square-metre space is the venue for two promotions of five projects with a four-month accompaniment programme, during which each team has the methodology to transit from the idea to the functional product including obtaining the first revenue.
Nexity invests in various startups in the real estate industry, in two ways:
> Through its investments in professional venture capital funds:
Demeter Partners, specialist in investing in startups specialising in the climate-based energy and environmental transition;
Newfund Capital, which focus on technology and the digital transition;
Elaïa Partners, specialising in deep tech.
> By investing directly in startups:
Intent Technologies, operator of IntentPlatform, the french leader in real estate data management.
Anticafé, a network of cafés dedicated to coworkiong.
Urban Campus, a company that designs and operates urban co-living and coworking spaces.