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Jul 20, 2020

Rebartek: “construction startups are the ones that are going to change the industry”

Rebartek is a Norwegian construction startup that prefabricates rebar cages and aims to become a one-stop shop in order to solve all the rebar pains. The winners of Construction Startup Competition 2019 aim to have their mobile factory ready by 2022 so they can serve clients in multiple markets. In this interview with Max Trommer, […][...]

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Jul 15, 2020

IPSUM: “This competition is the place to be!”

It´s been three years since IPSUM was proclaimed the winner of Construction Startup Competition 2017. In this interview with Franco Giaquinto, IPSUM´s Co-founder and CEO, he reminisces on his participation on the first edition of the competition and invites all Contech startups to apply and join this year´s call. Like he says, it is indeed […][...]

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Jul 14, 2020

READY-SET-PITCH: a unique opportunity for winning startups

Construction Startup Competition winners will get to participate in Builtworlds Venture Conference on Chicago by the end of 2020. Since the launch of Construction Startup Competition 2020 on May 19, the competition´s organizers have shared all the benefits they offer to participating startups. This year, besides combining five key industry players that are driving innovation […][...]

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Jul 02, 2020

KNOWIFY: “we wouldn´t be where we are if it weren´t for this competition!”

Knowify, a New York based startup and winner of Construction Startup Competition 2018, helps small contractors digitally transform their businesses by making their workflows more efficient. We invited their CEO, Marc Visent, to share his experience as a Contech entrepreneur and his participation in the competition. Take a look at Knowify´s interview:   What makes […][...]

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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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