Bricks And Bytes Podcast

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Transforming Construction Through Early-Stage Startups – Vivin Hegde – Q&A

This Q&A is taken from the full podcast episode we recorded with Vivin. Q: Can you tell us about your background and how you ended up in venture capital? A: My journey to venture capital was not a straight path. I was born and raised in India, where I became a mechanical engineer. After a…

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“Generalists Will Die” – Why Construction VC Firms Will Outperform Generalists – Vivin Hegde, GP Zacua Ventures

“Construction tech funding went from less than 30 million in 2012 to around 7 billion in 2022, a more than 60x increase in just 10 years.” ***Sign up to the #1 Newsletter In Construction Tech. Join over 1,000 like-minded Founders, Investors and Techies disrupting the way we build. SIGN UP HERE*** In this episode, we had Vivin…

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The GS Futures Formula – Yaniv Lusana & Aaron Toppston – Q&A

This Q&A is taken from the full podcast episode we recorded with Yaniv and Aaron. Q: Can you tell us about GS Group and GS Futures? A: GS Group is a large Korean conglomerate with three main business lines: retail, energy, and construction/real estate. GS Futures is the venture capital arm of GS Group, primarily…

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Identifying High-Impact Construction Tech Opportunities | Aaron Toppston & Yaniv Lusana – GS Futures

Ever wondered how major VC firms evaluate and invest (or reject) in construction technology startups? In this episode, we sit down with Aaron Toppston and Yaniv Lusana of GS Futures, a major venture capital firm backing the next generation of construction technology. Discover how they're identifying the “painkillers” that are transforming the industry, from autonomous…

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A Vertical SaaS Perspective – Omar El Hayat – Q&A

This Q&A is taken from the full podcast episode we recorded with Omar. Q: Can you tell us about Euclid Ventures and your investment focus? A: Euclid Ventures is a first-check fund focused on investing in vertical software and software-enabled platforms in large, underserved industries. We lead $1-3 million rounds and generally invest at the…

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Why Construction Is The New Hotbed Of Tech Innovation| Omar El-Ayat, General Partner at Euclid Ventures

Join us as Omar El-Ayat, general partner at Euclid Ventures, takes us on a journey into the exciting world of vertical SaaS – and explains its phenomenal impact on the construction industry. Discover how purpose-built software is tackling age-old challenges in construction, helping businesses overcome fragmentation and streamline complex processes. Plus, hear why investing in…

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BBBC 01/06 – Innovations, Challenges, and Investor Perspectives On Sustainable Building Materials

Are you curious about the latest innovations in sustainable building materials and the challenges of bringing them to market? 🤔 In this episode of Bricks and Bytes Broadcast, we had Gregory Dewerpe, founding partner at AO PropTech, and we got to learn about the complexities of retrofitting for energy efficiency, the role of venture capital…

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Building The Trust That Makes Millions | Construction Tech

The construction technology sector is undergoing a renaissance, with investment pouring in and a growing awareness of the industry’s need to modernize. But for startups entering this arena, success isn’t just about having a great product. It’s about understanding the unique landscape of construction and tailoring your go-to-market strategy accordingly.

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Where The Gold Lies In Construction Tech| BB Expert Excerpts

The construction technology sector is undergoing a renaissance, with investment pouring in and a growing awareness of the industry’s need to modernize. But for startups entering this arena, success isn’t just about having a great product. It’s about understanding the unique landscape of construction and tailoring your go-to-market strategy accordingly.

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Construction-Innovation’s New Success Blueprint | BB Expert Excerpts

Venture capital is pouring into the construction innovation, going from £4.5 billion pre 2019 to a staggering £30 billion. Yet, experts in this field are starting to recognize that to hit the gold – they have to come up with more than flashy gadgets and Silicon Valley buzzwords. Construction industry demands its own algorithm and technology to align with their go-to-market strategies.

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