Leaping to build the future together!
To expedite the growth of high-potential early-stage Contech startups, we have designed Leaplab as a platform for joint experimentation, co-creation, and transformation.
By providing strategic services and enabling key resources, our ambition is to catalyze learning, boost growth, and find synergies between early-stage Contech startups and CEMEX to foster the construction industry revolution.
We are looking for early-stage startups with innovations in four market-driven opportunity areas.
Our unmatched network of mentors allows us to rapidly connect the construction industry’s pain points with the best solutions. We are focused on fast learning and early insights during the implementation of emerging technologies.
Are you a Corporate in the construction industry or a potential Mentor and want to disrupt the sector with us?
CEMEX Ventures Leaplab is the startup accelerator program launched by CEMEX Ventures supporting early-stage solutions in the construction technology space. Our purpose is to invite, support and give visibility to global entrepreneurs who are willing to disrupt the construction industry and are interested in accelerating their solution’s development by leveraging CEMEX’s resources and industry knowledge.
CEMEX Ventures Leaplab’s offering mainly include:
The inaugural of the CEMEX Ventures Leaplab Acceleration Program will last 14 weeks, subject to change in future editions.
CEMEX Ventures Leaplab is open to any startup – meaning any company with a solution connected to the construction industry that is at an early stage of development at the time of CEMEX Ventures Leaplab. There will be no territorial limitation to participate in CEMEX Ventures Leaplab.
Backed by one of the global building materials leaders, CEMEX Ventures has become a worldwide recognized partner and top investor in the industry by virtue of its results that signal a strong commitment to supporting the Construction Technology (ConTech) entrepreneurial ecosystem.
CEMEX Ventures Leaplab will offer unique opportunities for co-development and shared value. If you are a high-potential startup with ambitions to revolutionize the industry and build a better future for all, then this program is for you.
CEMEX Ventures Leaplab is looking for audacious startups that can shake up the construction industry with their innovative value propositions.
The program targets early-stage startups with solutions that address critical challenges connected to our company’s strategic priorities and are aligned with CEMEX Ventures’ four focus areas:
1) Green Construction,
2) Enhanced Productivity,
3) Construction Supply Chain,
4) Construction’s Future is Now.
Yes, we accept startups who have graduated from other acceleration programs. Please be transparent and open about your past, potential and ongoing activities with other acceleration programs so we can ensure full respect for all parties’ policies and processes.
Yes, your startup can still join CEMEX Ventures Leaplab. However, please consider that CEMEX Ventures Leaplab’s offering does not imply any financial commitment from CEMEX Ventures to engage in the fundraising of its cohort’s startups. Instead, opportunities will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
No, there is no application fee.
CEMEX is looking to engage in long-term relationships with successful startups in each cohort should their results from the collaboration show positive and strategic value.
In consideration of CEMEX’s devotion of significant resources to the program, should CEMEX Ventures decide to participate in a financial round of, or enter into a services agreement with, a participant, CEMEX will be entitled to a discount based on the total contribution made to such participant during the program.