Guess what the startup fairy in Chile just brought us???
News that the winner of the 2011 InnovaBBVA, Propiedad Facil (Easy Property), is NOW LIVE!
Big congrats you guys!
Launched in Chile but created by co-founders Guillermo Horno and Adrian Fisher out of Argentina, Propiedad Facil was created to help simplify the process for paying or receiving rent. Utilizing their online management tool, property owners can collect payments and easily manage their properties online. It also gives tenants the ability to use a convenient access card to pay their rent along with the rest of their bills. They can make payments at a host of retail stores, check cashing places at ATM machines among others (currently only available in select cities).
In Chile, Propiedad Facil has secured relationships so that tenants can pay their bills securely and conveniently through WebPay Card, Ripley, Banco de Chile, BCI, BancoEstado, Santander, TBanc and more.
Propiedad Facil CoFounders Guillermo Horno (l) and Adrian Fischer (r)
Digital nomads Guillermo Horno (Argentina) and Adrian Fisher (Argentina by way of USA), often wondered why you could pay every bill for your residence at many convenience stores, check cashing places and retail stores but you couldn’t pay the rent/mortgage for your residence itself. In Argentina where they lived until recently, they said it was a real hassle. And from that hassle their start up was born.
Last Sunday (Nov 27th), HackSantiago teams made their presentations. There were a total of 8 die hard projects that participated in all 48 hours of the Hackathon. Just one project was started Saturday’s night and it didn’t have something ready to show by Sunday.
The topics of developed projects were related with real state, gaming, mobile payments and home automation, amongst others.