BuiltWorlds 2021 Venture East Conference


11.11.2021 - 11.12.2021


W Miami Beach 2201 Collins Ave Miami Beach, 33139

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.

2021 Speakers

Meg Baldini

VP, Corporate Development, Procore

Bernardo Gamboa

Partner, Global Project Strategy

Ibon Iribar

Venture Capital Analyst, CEMEX Ventures

Darren Bechtel

Founder & Managing Director, Brick & Mortar Ventures

Paul Shahriari

Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Ecomedes

Ben Price

NOVA External Ventures, Saint Gobain

Eveart Foster

Director, Technology Adoption, BuiltWorlds

Parker Mundt

Operating Director, Suffolk Technology, Suffolk Construction

Patrick Murphy

CEO, Togal

Jack Forde

Relationship Manager, BuiltWorlds

Badri Hiriyur

Founder and CEO, T2D2

Antonio Luck

Managing Partner, Matterscale

Albert Bou Fadel

CEO, SmartBarrel

Jairo Fernandez

CEO, Binnops

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Day 1 Schedule

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM

Welcoming Address

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.

Presented by:
Matt Gray, Founder & Chairman, Builtworlds

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM

BOOST-ing Strategic Value through Accelerator Programs

Presented by:
Parker Mundt, Operating Director, Suffolk Construction

9:50 AM – 11:00 AM

Venture East Startup Challenge



11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Networking Break

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

The LATAM AEC Venture Landscape

Moderated by:
Bernardo Gamboa, Partner, Global Project Strategy

Antonio Luck, Managing Partner, MatterScale Ventures
Ana Gonzalez, Director of the Miami Initiative, SoftBank
Neftaly Pallares, Founder, Hometuls
Jairo Fernandez, Founder, Binnops

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Analyst Luncheon

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Cemex Pitch Event

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Networking Break

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Investing in ESG

Moderated by:
Paul Shahriari, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Ecomedes

Matt Ohlman, Chief Technology Officer, Shadow Ventures

4:50 PM – 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Networking Reception

Day 2 Schedule

8:00 – 9:00

Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM

Welcoming Address

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM

The State of Venture in the AEC Industry

Presented by:
Darren Bechtel, Managing Director, Brick & Mortar Ventures

9:50 AM- 10:20 AM

GC Investing: Expanding Technology through Acquisitions and In-House Development

Presented by:
Patrick Murphy, CEO, Togal.AI (Coastal Construction)

10:20 AM – 10:35 AM

Networking Break

10:40 AM – 11:10 AM

Fireside Chat: Growth Stage Startups

Moderated by:
Eveart Foster, Director of Technology Adoption, Builtworlds

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

The Lifecycle of a Startup: From Series A to IPO

Moderated by:
Kris Lengieza, Global Partnerships & Alliances, Procore

Riggs Kubiak, Entrepreneur In Residence, Procore (Former Honest Buildings CEO - acquired by Procore)
Murali Joshi, Investor, ICONIQ Capital

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

Closing Remarks

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