HEGIAS AG named the most promising global virtual reality start-up for the construction industry

Zurich, 30 March 2023 – Swiss start-up is among the 10 most promising virtual reality companies worldwide.

After analysing more than 3800 tech start-ups worldwide, the independent research institute StartUs Insights has selected HEGIAS AG as the most promising virtual reality company for the construction industry worldwide.

StartUs Insights specialises in the analysis of tech start-ups, technologies and tech trends and is headquartered in Vienna. In their report “Top 10 Industries Driving Virtual Reality (2023)”, they present 10 of the 3844 most promising start-ups and scale-ups and their solutions. The award is based on extensive research conducted by StartUs Insights to identify the most innovative virtual reality start-ups worldwide.

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HEGIAS improves construction planning, communication and safety on site

HEGIAS has developed the world’s first automated and cloud/browser-based virtual reality visualisation and communication solution for the design, construction and real estate industries.

With HEGIAS VR, 3D plans can be viewed, discussed, materialised and furnished in the virtual world by one or more people at any time during the planning and construction phase, regardless of location.

HEGIAS VR thus reduces misunderstandings in communication with the client, the future users of a property and all stakeholders. Furthermore, it supports the planning, sales and letting process of real estate as well as furnishing concepts.

The StartUs Insights award is another accolade for HEGIAS AG and underlines the Swiss company’s commitment to the meaningful use of virtual reality in the world of real estate.


Swiss PropTech start-up HEGIAS AG has developed the world’s first automated, browser-based virtual reality solution for the planning, construction and real estate industry. The PropTech company, based in Zurich and Lugano, was founded in 2017 and now employs 30 people. The company name regularly appears in the top ten lists of the most promising start-ups in Europe. HEGIAS’ pioneering technology enables planning data to be viewed, discussed and modified in real-time by several people simultaneously and from any location in the virtual world within minutes.

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Patrik Marty, CEO of HEGIAS AG
+41 43 501 17 71, @patrik.marty

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