Construction Technology News


Jul 18, 2023

These are the most sustainable cities in the world

Urbanization is the shift of populations from rural to urban areas. And in the last two centuries, this phenomenon has resulted in the rapid creation, growth, and development of new cities across the entire world, establishing them as centers of economic growth and popular culture. As of 2018, more than half the world’s population was […][...]

Jul 12, 2023

2022 Leaplab edition: Pilot outcomes

According to recent data, almost 90% of all startups fail. Why? Because of common mistakes such as targeting the wrong market or conducting insufficient research, along with a lack of expertise, funding, or a proper marketing strategy. To a certain extent, every entrepreneur is the pilot of his/her startup, steering the company to success and […][...]

Jul 11, 2023

How 3D printing in the construction industry works

By: Ibon Iribar, Investment and Open Innovation Advisor at Cemex Ventures Ibon is responsible for analyzing investment and development opportunities in 3D printing and other promising solutions along the entire construction value chain, helping startups grow in the industry. 3D printing is one of the greatest technological advances and innovations of the 21st century. Its […][...]

Jun 20, 2023

Sustainable development, examples and goals

As the construction industry undergoes an inevitable revolution, this time we hope it looks a little bit different. Rapid industrial development has ushered us into the modern era, but it has also brought about enduring damage to our built and natural environments. Did you know…? The five warmest years on record have occurred in the […][...]

Jun 08, 2023

Four areas of investment in Contech

One of the most common challenges for investors (e.g., banks, [corporate] venture capitalists, hedge funds, etc.) is having a limited deal flow. With so many startups in the ecosystem, it can be hard to find clarity in all the chaos. Couple that with a misalignment of interests between startups and investors and a lack of […][...]