Sources: Cemex S.A.B. de C.V., Monterrey, Mexico; CP staff
“Apply. Grow. Make Your Mark” is the theme of Cemex Ventures’ Construction Startup Competition 2019. Open to applications and proposals through April 21, it targets entrepreneurs and entities whose business plans or vision align with these areas of opportunity: Intelligent buildings and cities; Supply chain management; Construction with innovative materials and methods; and, Optimization of the productivity, efficiency, and quality of daily work site management.
Candidates can apply here for consideration from the Cemex venture capital unit. Once proposals have been evaluated, selected startups will be invited to northern Mexico headquarters to present their projects in mid-July to an audience of world innovation, investment, and construction leaders. “We have a large offering for startups that enter our portfolio, through which we commit to build together a tailor-made path to achieve the best results,” says Cemex Ventures CEO Gonzalo Galindo. “Beyond pure investment, we offer smart money to understand the needs of the entrepreneur and take advantage of our resources to enable them to lead the construction revolution.”