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Jun 30, 2020

CEMEX VENTURES WILL RECYCLE PLASTIC TO PRODUCE CONCRETE AND AGGREGATES THROUGH ITS INVESTMENT IN ARQLITE

CEMEX Ventures invests in Arqlite SPC, a startup that produces, from plastic waste, light recycled aggregates with a low CO2 footprint and greater durability for drainage, precast, and lightweight concrete systems for non-structural use. Arqlite SPC was the winner of CEMEX Ventures Global Construction Startup Competition 2019 challenge. The 2020 Competition remains open until July […][...]

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Jun 25, 2020

Leonard: “we need to partner with the best and most innovative players to tackle the industry’s challenges”

Leonard, VINCI Group´s innovation and foresight platform, and one of the main incubators in Europe dedicated to the future of cities and infrastructure, focuses on finding innovators, and discovering trends in new mobilities, artificial intelligence, construction technology and climate resilience. On this interview with Julien Villalongue, Managing Director of Leonard, we discuss what Leonard offers […][...]

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Jun 18, 2020

NOVA by Saint-Gobain: from the Versailles Palace to working with startups in the Contech industry

NOVA, the external venture arm of Saint-Gobain, works closely with startups working on the development of innovative materials that help the performance of buildings. We interviewed NOVA by Saint-Gobain´s leaders Minas Apelian, Vice President of Internal and External Venturing (and Bruce Springsteen fan!), and Sven Harmsen, Director of External Venture Strategy. Take a look at […][...]

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Jun 17, 2020

GOFOR CLOSES 9.8M SEED ROUND LED BY BUILDERS VC

Round will fuel expansion across North America. GoFor Industries, a provider of last mile logistics solutions, announced today the closing of its seed round of $9.8 million led by Builders VC, CEMEX Ventures, Mucker Capital, Plug and Play Ventures, Panache Ventures, I2BF Global Ventures, and the Capital Angel Network. The company’s on-demand logistics platform helps […][...]

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Jun 12, 2020

Arqlite: It´s great to work with big brands who are constantly innovating and supporting startups

Check out this interview with Sebastian Sajoux, CEO & Founder of Arqlite. The Argentinian startup, winner of Construction Startup Competition 2019, developed a proprietary process to transform unrecycled plastics into highly efficient construction materials. What makes Arqlite´s solution different to others in the industry? “Our technology differs from others because we are capable of recycling […][...]

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