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BuiltWorlds 2021 Venture East Conference
When11.11.2021 - 11.12.2021
11/11 2021 9am CT. Since 2017, BuiltWorlds Venture Conference has been the world’s premier conference focused on venture investing in construction-related emerging technology. Construction tech including planning and design, pre-construction services, construction, modularization, building products and materials, advanced tools, equipment, and robotics, logistics and supply chain, and building and infrastructure operations and management are among the topics we cover. Leading fund investors, strategic investors, and startups gather each year to take the pulse of the industry’s startup ecosystem at the BuiltWorlds Venture Conference.
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Day 1 Schedule
Day 1 of the Venture East Conference opens up with a rundown of the sessions key focuses we will be discussing throughout the conference agenda.
Matt Gray, Founder & Chairman, Builtworlds
Redefining the Built World – Unlocking Innovation and Investment
While the construction industry has typically been slower to innovate than most other industries, leading contractors and technology startups see opportunities for innovation during this era of inefficiency and disruption. The most forward-thinking organizations are partnering and investing in tech startups that are developing state-of-the-art technology solutions to transform the built world and redefine what it means to be a builder. Join Suffolk Technologies operating director Parker Mundt as he discusses his organization’s innovation ecosystem, “Boost” accelerator program successes, and the role specific technologies (such as robotics, data and AI) are going to play in the industry’s future.
Parker Mundt, Operating Director, Suffolk Construction
Venture East Startup Challenge
Badri Hiriyur, Founder and CEO, T2D2
Albert Bou Fadel, CEO, SmartBarrel
Jairo Fernandez, CEO, Binnops
Johnny Maghzal, Head of Product Development, Togal
Neftaly Ramirez, CEO, Hometuls
Fernando Olloqui, Co-Founder & CEO, Licify
Dina Routhier, President, Stanley Black and Decker
Joseph Angotti, Principal, Grouse Ridge Capital
Johannes Paefgen, Director, Boston Technology Office, Hilti
Jay Snyder, President, Big Blue Innovations
The LATAM AEC Venture Landscape
Latam is closing gaps in many industries with the help of technology and many entrepreneurs disrupting in the region. Startups are changing the venture landscape in Latam. AEC, real estate, and Infrastructure are part of this rapid change.
Bernardo Gamboa, Partner, Global Project Strategy
Antonio Luck, Managing Partner, MatterScale Ventures
Neftaly Pallares, Founder, Hometuls
Jairo Fernandez, Founder, Binnops
Martin Schrimpff, Founder and CEO, Kocomo
CEMEX Ventures Pitchday, Construction Startup Competition 2021
The biggest construction startup challenge will conclude with the final pitchday event, where the 10 selected winners will have the chance to present their solutions and companies to a selected jury and the audience. This jury team will be composed of the representatives of the 7 corporations that promoted one of the largest challenges in the Contech ecosystem: CEMEX Ventures, Ferrovial, Hilti, Leonard Vinci, NOVA Saint Gobain, Dysruptek Haskell and GS Futures.
Taco Engelaar, CCO, AI Clearing
Jeremy Hammond, Co-CEO, hyperTunnel
Greg Lawton, Co-Founder, Nodes & Links
Kieran MacKenzie, Founder, Presien
Alastair Blenkin, Founder & CEO, ProcurePro
Gabriel Canadas, Business Developer, RatedPower
Nils Klose, Managing Director, Schüttflix
Wenke Wensing, Communication Manager, Schüttflix
Emiliano Pinto, CEO & Founder, Obralink
Stefan Klanner, Managing Director, Wastebox
Josh Levy, CEO & Co-Founder, Document Crunch
Mauricio Weiss, Investment Manager, CEMEX Ventures
Ciro Acedo, Head of Open Innovation Ecosytem, Ferrovial
Antonia Soler, Director of Hilti Technology Office, Hilti
Guillaume Bazouin, Head of Startup and Intrapreneurship Programs, Leonard Vinci
Benjamin Price, Corporate Venture Capital, NOVA Saint Gobain
Cutler Knup, Director, Dysruptek Haskell
TBC, GS Futures
Investing in ESG
Ben Price, NOVA External Ventures Manager, Saint Gobain
Matt Ohlman, Chief Technology Officer, Shadow Ventures
Zain Mahmood, COO and Co-Founder, Casata
Lionel Foster, Senior Associate, Camber Creek
Winners of Venture East Startup Challenge & CEMEX Ventures Pitchday, Construction Startup Competition 2021 Announced
Day 2 Schedule
The State of Venture in the AEC Industry
Darren Bechtel, Managing Director, Brick & Mortar Ventures
GC turned VC
This panel will examine how the construction/ design/ real estate market is generally lagging behind most industries for tech adoption. Some of the best construction/ design tech ideas are coming from within - not from outside tech shops in Silicon Valley. We will explore how and why construction/ design firms are investing in industry related tech and discuss the future of construction/ design technology and where we will be 5- 10 years hence.
Patrick Murphy, CEO, Togal.AI (Coastal Construction)
Richard Wood, Partner, Construct AI
Fireside Chat: Growth Stage Startups
Exploring the landscape of navigating the MVP roadmap and scaling a startup in the construction technology space. From Pitch to Pilot: understanding the life cycle of emerging technology implementation and expansion. How funding has been secured, when to say no to funding, what happens after receiving funding. What determines the direction of the product roadmap...
Eveart Foster, Director of Technology Adoption, Builtworlds
Mallorie Brodie, CEO, Bridgit
Aaron Priest, CEO & Co-Founder, Vertical Made
Rene Morkos, CEO and Founder, Alice Technologies
The Lifecycle of a Startup: From Series A to IPO
Ever wonder what the journey of a startup from Series A to IPO and beyond looks like in Construction Technology? Well join us as we discuss the Procore Journey from early days to IPO and beyond. Hear from key stakeholders who provide different perspectives including our investors, acquisitions, and partnerships team members on how Procore has evolved and gone from early stage startup to Publicly Traded company and is now investing back into the construction technology ecosystem. No matter what stage or your role at your company there will be something here for everyone.
Kris Lengieza, Global Partnerships & Alliances, Procore
Riggs Kubiak, Entrepreneur In Residence, Procore (Former Honest Buildings CEO - acquired by Procore)
Murali Joshi, Investor, ICONIQ Capital
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