Vik Tara, PropTech entrepreneur and CTO at Technology Blueprint and PropCo, has won the Lifetime Achievement award at the 2018 UK PropTech Association awards.

The prestigious ceremony was held on 2nd May at Radicals and Victuallers in Angel, London.

The UKPA awards ceremony was established to recognise the achievements of individuals and organisations in both the property and property technology sectors.

The UKPA represents and assists companies and individuals in the UK’s PropTech world by encouraging and promoting engagement between technology businesses and the property sector.

Tara holds multiple C-level positions including manager director/CTO of Technology Blueprint and developer and marketer of PropCo, a market-leading property management solution which is extensively used by companies including Countrywide.

He is also the managing director and founder of Tech Blue Software, a fast-growth Indian software company offering? consultancy and support to companies based in UK, USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

In addition to this, he founded the highly innovative and ground-breaking PropTech mobile app Rentr, a comprehensive lettings app designed for both landlords and tenants and CheckDocs, a simple tool to help landlords conduct ‘right-to-rent’ checks on prospective tenants.

“I’d like to thank the UKPA for this prestigious award; as a founding member, I am honoured and thrilled for the recognition,” said Tara.

“The UK PropTech industry is home to a great deal of talent and innovation and the UK community of PropTech individuals is at the leading edge of technology and innovation, helping to drive the ongoing digital transformation of the UK property industry.”

Eddie Holmes, chairman of the UKPA, said: “Over many years, Vik has demonstrated clear dedication and passion in the development and growth of the UK PropTech world.

“He possesses over 30 years of experience in PropTech, delivering solutions like PropCo across the UK property industry.

“He has also been a major support of the UK PropTech Association. Vik’s credentials are most impressive and the judges certainly agreed.”