Jul 21, 2020

CEMEX Ventures: Construction Startup Competition is our prime event of the year!

We interviewed our very own Gonzalo Galindo, Head of CEMEX Ventures, prior to the closing of the application phase of Construction Startup Competition 2020. Gonzalo, who has worked for CEMEX for the past two decades, recognizes our parent company´s innovation efforts since early in the 1990s. Yet with the creation of CEMEX Ventures, CEMEX´s open […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]