Last April 21st we closed submission phase of Construction Startup Competition 2019. Next June 6th we will publish the winners who will attend Pitchday 2019. Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up with our latest news.

The Construction Startup Competition 2019 is a challenge designed especially for entrepreneurs and startups seeking to innovate within the construction sector and lead the transformation of our industry.


By applying to Construction Startup Competition 2019, you can help power the construction revolution with CEMEX Ventures. For us, driving the revolution in our industry is more than just investing, we’re committed to working together to forge a journey towards success.


When you team up with CEMEX Ventures family, you gain access to market and geographic expansion. You’ll also receive advice from industry leaders and benefit from an unparalleled global network. The winners of Construction Startup Competition will have an unique opportunity to interact through:


The top international companies will be invited to meet the winning startups of Construction Startup Competition 2019. Attendees at Pitchday will cover the spectrum, from industry experts to those interested in construction, technology, and investing.

Pitchday 2019

The winners of the competition will be invited to pitch their projects in Mexico. We’ll take care of travel and lodging expenses, so you can focus on wowing us with your solution!

CEMEX Ventures' Portfolio

All the winners will be one step closer to becoming part of our investment portfolio. If you don’t know its benefits take a look. It’ll surprise you!


The winners of the two previous editions of Construction Startup Competition are now part of our investment portfolio or have received an offer. These startups continue to make their mark in the construction industry and are on their way to success.

Collaboration platform for projects, based on Lean-BIM technology.


Solution capable of detecting and helping to prevent accidents on site.


Business management software designed to assist in tracking bids and managing invoices. They're piloting their solution with new clients provided by CEMEX Ventures. Finalists of Construction Startup Competition 2018.



Construction Startup Competition 2019 seeks for innovative construction startups that foster the transformation of the industry in the following areas:

Smart cities and buildings

Build the metropolises of the future by promoting smart cities and buildings with the best resource efficiency. Offer solutions based on crowd-powered & resilient cities, new energy sources, a suitable asset management and assure a proper demolition.

Project design & engineering

Optimize the construction project design and specification process with innovative solutions for the design, engineering and planning. Provide the industry suitable techniques and tools to maximize a construction project’s efficiency and quality.

Supply chain management

Help the key actors of the industry to obtain suitable goods and services at the right place and time they need. Drive the construction industry by optimizing resource sourcing, fleet tracking and inventory management.

Project & jobsite management

Improve productivity, efficiency and the quality of the construction work through a connected & monitored jobsite. Boost labor optimization, develop responsive construction schedules and enhance working capital cycle improvement.

Innovative building materials & construction methods

Build with the materials and methods of the future. Upgrade the way the industry works with smart materials, innovative construction methods and new technologies that empower cheaper, faster and better performing developments.

Investment & financing

Offer solutions to ensure capital needs from large developments to self-builders. Scale new financial sources, optimize loan & credit management and foster new transparency standards in the construction ecosystem.


Learn about the key dates of Construction Startup Competition 2019.

February 19

Construction Startup Competition 2019 Launch

Registration phase opens. All projects can apply at

April 21

Closing of Construction Startup Competition 2019

Registration phase closes.

June 6

Announcement of Construction Startup Competition 2019 winners

The winning startups will be published in our blog and social media. The winners will be invited to pitch their solution in our Pitchday 2019.

July 18

CEMEX Ventures’ Pitchday 2019

The winning startups will be invited to Mexico to present their solutions. Pitchday attendees will consist of industry experts and those interested in construction, technology, and investing.

Discover how we foster the construction revolution, visit our offer for construction startups.