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Investors discuss how labor shortage is shaking up the construction tech stack

TechCrunch

Construction as an industry has evolved with civilization through the ages. Construction’s digital transformation journey is only just beginning, and the sector offers a ton of space for innovation. To get a clear picture of where construction tech stands today, we spoke with five active investors in the space.

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OMERS Ventures, Turner Construction team up to build the construction tech startup of their dreams

TechCrunch

OMERS Ventures’ Principal Michelle Killoran has long been looking for a construction tech startup to invest in. Meanwhile, Jim Barrett, chief innovation officer at Turner Construction, was facing a similar challenge. Couple that with the fact that the construction industry is complex.”. billion in revenue in 2020.

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Construct Capital’s $300M fund targets critical infrastructure automation

TechCrunch

Construct Capital co-founders and general partners Dayna Grayson and Rachel Holt continue to dive into innovation that some investors may not think is so sexy, but actually runs behind the scenes so that our food gets to grocery stores every week and our packages arrive when they say they will.

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Formwork Labs aims to build ‘the YC of construction tech’

TechCrunch

Construction tech is one of those sectors that has not historically been considered “sexy” in a startup world that often favors glitzier technology. But construction fuels the commercial and real estate industries, which in turn impacts all of us in one way or another. Construction tech startups are poised to shake up a $1.3-trillion-dollar

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Going Beyond Good Intentions: Wissam Akra’s Trailblazing Journey in Transforming the Construction…

Jason Malki

Going Beyond Good Intentions: Wissam Akra’s Trailblazing Journey in Transforming the Construction Industry It’s a strange, wonderful, and sometimes scary time for industries that are impacted by the adoption of AI into their day-to-day work. Construction is no different. I’ve dedicated my life to the construction industry.

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AI-First Company Cosmos Innovation Announces $19.7M in Series A Funding

AsiaTechDaily

Register Cosmos Innovation , a Singapore-based AI-first firm specializing in developing next-gen perovskite silicon tandem (PST) solar cell technology, has successfully secured $19.7 Cosmos Innovation’s Series A round also witnessed participation from various notable investors. million in total funding.

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The Philippines Government Collaborates with Marikina City to Foster Innovation and Startups

AsiaTechDaily

Register The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in collaboration with key officials from Marikina City’s 2nd District, has introduced the pilot programs and services of the Marikina Creative and Innovation Hub at the Center for Innovation and Technology for Enterprises (CITE) in Marikina City, the Philippines.