Leonard is partner for the seventh edition of the Construction Startup Competition

For the fourth consecutive year, Leonard is taking part in the launch of the Construction Startup Competition 2023, in partnership with Cemex Ventures and seven other prominent construction leaders worldwide. This competition, which is the largest in the industry, seeks to identify the most promising solutions in sustainable construction, productivity enhancement, supply chain management, and emerging construction techniques and technologies. Applications are open until July 2, 2023.

Leonard and CEMEX Ventures, the corporate venture capital and open innovation unit of CEMEX, have teamed up to announce the opening of applications for the seventh edition of the Construction Startup Competition. This competition is the largest of its kind in the construction sector and is aimed at promoting collaboration and advancing promising startups and business models.

For the seventh edition, CEMEX Ventures and Leonard are collaborating with world leaders in the construction industry such as Black & Veatch, Dysruptek by Haskell, Ferrovial, Hilti, NOVA by Saint-Gobain, Trimble and Trimble Ventures, and Zacua Ventures.

The competition is seeking solutions that can make construction more sustainable, productive, agile, and innovative. Startups that compete in this competition have a unique opportunity to showcase their solutions to the best investors in the sector.

After the application phase, the organizers will deliberate and select the winners who will be invited to the Pitch Day, the final phase of the competition. The Pitch Day is scheduled for November 2023 and will take place during the Dimensions User Conference organized by Trimble from 6 to 8 November. During this event, the finalists will present their solutions to a jury as well as to a panel of investors and leading construction and technology companies.

The Construction Startup Competition has attracted more than 2,500 startups from over 80 countries since its first edition. The 2023 edition is now inviting all startups in the sector to participate and take up the challenge by submitting their application until 2 July.

If you are a startup in the construction industry, this is your chance to showcase your innovative solutions!

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