Toolbox Group’s PropTech platform Mallcomm has been awarded Software Innovation of the Year at the 2018 Digital Entrepreneur Awards in Manchester, UK. This is the second award for Mallcomm having won Appster’s Best Enterprise App, and follows hot on the heels of being short-listed for the 2018 MAPIC Award for Best Shopping Centre Innovation.
The Digital Entrepreneur Awards are the only national awards dedicated to championing digital entrepreneurialism and innovation across the UK. Now in their 14th year, they cover categories encompassing every component of today’s online business ecosystem – from enigmatic leadership to forward-thinking development and cutting-edge creative.
Michelle Buxton, Toolbox Group Managing Director, comments: ”We are so delighted that Mallcomm continues to get recognition from both within the real estate sector and also in the wider digital arena. Our technology team are dedicated to taking PropTech to the next level, and it is fitting that we’re now seen as part of an elite group of the country’s best innovators.”
Mallcomm is the leading mobile platform for tenant engagement and operational management in more than 350 shopping centres around Europe with a recent expansion in the USA. Following in the success of Mallcomm, its sister product Raven has been developed to create community in, and manage, office, mixed use and other real estate classes.
Among the judging panel were Jacqueline de Rojas, president of techUK and chair of the Digital Leaders Board; Heather Waters, enterprise manager at NatWest; Vikas Shah, CEO of Swiscot Group; Susie Ma, founder and CEO of Tropic Skincare; Naomi Timperley, co-founder of Tech North Advocates and chair of Capital Pilot; and Jon Woodall, founder & managing director of Space 48.
Commenting on the DEAs, de Rojas said: “We are known as a nation of innovators and of entrepreneurs. It is quite simply a privilege to judge the technologies and innovators at the frontier of change. The UK is a nation of technological significance and shining a light on entrepreneurship in this space is a way of investing in our digital future.”
“I have seen the smallest of changes make the biggest of differences and I am delighted to see the creativity of our digital entrepreneurs fixing real-world problems that are worth solving.”