Lead the disruption

You have until June 3rd
2018 to apply!

How Does #CXVStartupCompetition18 work?

CEMEX Ventures, CEMEX’s open innovation platform and Corporate Venture Capital unit, launches “Construction Startup Competition 2018” which objective is to find Tech startups that want to change and disrupt the construction industry.

CEMEX Ventures Construction Startup Competition launched!

Opening of the project submission stage, all the projects will be submitted at here

Submission stage closed

Projects will be accepted until June 3rd

Finalists publication

Selection of startups with most potential which will be invited to Pitch Day event in Madrid.

Pitch your startup at Pitch Day in Madrid

The finalists will pitch their startup to the jury and a pitch will be chosen winner of 3.000€. The CEMEX Ventures Investment Committee will announce which teams will have the possibility to join CEMEX Ventures for an incubation/acceleration phase and/or to be invested by CEMEX Ventures.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We want to accelerate and invest in construction startups focused on our key areas:

URBAN
DEVELOPMENT

Understand, influence and capitalize on modern urban growth through smart cities’ technologies and sustainable initiatives.

IMPROVING
CONNECTIVITY

Facilitate coordination among agents within the construction ecosystem, through new technology, driving transparency and efficiency to the industry.

NEW TRENDS
& TECHNOLOGIES

Develop and exploit the latest technologies in construction, from 3D-printing to drones, from Robotics to IoT and Augmented or Virtual Reality.

REINFORCE FINANCE
RESOURCES

Pilot and scale new financial resources for urban projects, new mechanisms for transparency, and alternative financing models for the construction industry.

All finalists will be invited to our Pitch Day event in Madrid, including transportation and accommodation.

They will be subjected to access to the CEMEX Ventures’ offering. The best pitch will be rewarded.

What are you waiting for?

WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN US?

All finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their project to the jury and access the following:

FUNDING

The finalists will have access to a potential investment from CEMEX Ventures.

INCUBATION &
ACCELERATION

The most promising startups will be incubated and accelerated. They will receiving the required resources to bring them to the next level.

COACHING &
MENTORSHIP

We’ll assign mentors that will coach the selected teams and help them to rapidly scale their businesses.

ACCESS TO CEMEX’S
NETWORK

Best in class industry experts, clients, etc. will help the selected teams to correctly address their potential customers’ needs and consolidate their business model.

Construction Startup Competition 2017

Discover last year winner and runner up.

IPSUM, last year’s winner, and PRYSMEX, 2017 runner up, have had access to funding, mentorship, acceleration from CEMEX Ventures and all the support from CEMEX’s network.

Ready to become the startup that will change the construction industry?