CEMEX Ventures is thrilled to announce the last, but not least, stage of our second external challenge. The 2018 Construction Startup Competition is reaching its most exciting part, the #CXVPitchDay, when the 7 most promising startups across the world will pitch their projects to a qualified jury. During the competition, projects from more than 45 [...]Read more

Amador López is an expert in Data Science, specializing in predictive analysis of highly non-linear biological, social, and industrial systems. He trained as a theoretical physicist and has been a professor and researcher at the Autonomous University of Madrid and UC Davis (USA). He has collaborated in European programs, one of them with the Hospital Vall [...]Read more

"From planning, control, resource management, quality analysis, and analytics: everything can be created from our platform." Franco Giaquinto. Franco Giaquinto -founder and CEO of Ipsum, was in the process of developing a mobile application that could assess the prestige of construction professionals when he discovered that there were many challenges in the industry. At first, [...]Read more

The connection between everyday devices and the Internet is becoming more common, giving way to the well-known technology, Internet of Things. This technology facilitates day-to-day work and offers solutions and benefits in reducing costs and risks in several industries. Not only you can see it in cars, appliances, or televisions connected to the Internet, in [...]Read more

Santiago Castagnino is a Partner and Managing Director in the Madrid office of The Boston Consulting Group. Santiago leads BCG's Engineering & Construction sector globally, and is an advisor to the World Economic Forum on this subject. He is also responsible for the Industrial Goods Practice Area in BCG Iberia. Q. Analysis of the present [...]Read more

CEMEX Ventures has lived 2017, becoming a recognized Corporate Venture Capital in the construction ecosystem, through the search for disruptive business models that change the course of the industry. Particularly notable is their ambition to complement with external talent the internal capabilities of CEMEX . The first efforts of this 2017 have result with more [...]Read more

Building On-site, reducing operation and logistic costs, and even modifying designs at the moment are some of the benefits of 3D Printing in construction. With software development, structure designs change from pencil sketching to digital format. 3D Printing appears, allowing to built from a nano piece to concrete houses in 48 hours in a systemic [...]Read more

New ideas and projects, seeking to solve the construction challenges, were presented to CEMEX Ventures in its First Open Call. Focused on its four operational areas, and open on a global scale, the first initiative of this Corporate Venture Capital knocked on thousands of entrepreneur’s doors, disruptors and construction innovators. It counted on the participation [...]Read more

The investment in drones is growing exponentially and its use in the military sector has reached multiple fields such as mining, industrial or agricultural, also reaching construction. The investment of drones in construction is relevant in all phases of its lifecycle, driving it to the day to day of technological innovation and reducing risks, time [...]Read more

CEMEX Ventures, CEMEX´s Corporate Venture Capital, is launched as an open and collaborative platform for innovation focused on the detection, development and commercialization of disruptive and revolutionary projects. This brand-new business unit works to solve the problems located in the construction industry, offering entrepreneurs the experience and knowledge of the sector and access to infrastructure. [...]Read more