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Mar 01, 2021

Smart Buildings: What are they and how do they work

Gone are the days when being cool and being smart didn´t pair up: smart is cool (a wise choice many could have appreciated back in their school days). Nowadays, there is something about adding the word “smart” ahead of common objects that automatically makes it seem, well… smarter. From smartphones, to smart cars and of […]

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Feb 17, 2021

What are the six stages of a startup?

A startup is an entrepreneurial project that seeks, either with their own investment or with the help of a third party, to undergo a journey towards successful monetization of a product or service. Although the failure rate is high, the most valuable companies in 2020 are, and have been, startups like Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, […]

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Dec 23, 2020

12 MONTHS AND A PANDEMIC: THE LONGEST YEAR IN HISTORY!

This 2020 is a year to forget! But at CEMEX Ventures, there are 5 things we want you to remember. We´ve been getting used to riding the wave and solving the challenges the construction industry encounters daily. From substantial improvements to completely different processes in the way we build, there are the highlights of 2020 […]

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Nov 11, 2020

Meet the Winners: Construction Startup Competition 2020

Almost 700 construction revolutionaries competed to become the missing piece in the industry during the fourth edition of Construction Startup Competition, the most powerful startup challenge in the construction industry. This competition has been the prime event of CEMEX Ventures since its beginnings. The first edition was celebrated in 2017 and it has kept getting […]

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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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