In this episode, we sit down with Vlad Opanasiuk, CEO of REDD, emphasizing the unique challenges and opportunities in automating construction processes. He shares insights from a startup accelerator, highlighting the importance of quick execution and adaptability in the industry.
During the episode, we dive into:
- Automation in construction beyond robot factories.
- Vlad's experience in a startup accelerator (Entrepreneur First).
- Construction industry challenges in venture capital circles.
- Construction digital integration
- Data collection driving AI success
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Vlad Opanasiuk, CEO @ REDD (Revolutionary Engineering & Digital Design)
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00:09 – Owen's Intro
00:54 – Shout out to our sponsor
01:09 – Podcast Starts – What is design automation?
05:37 – How do you think the industry is about automation?
09:13 – Incubator and launchpad
12:10 – How venture capitalist invests
14:57 – Ideas don't really matter
16:10 – None of the team had technical background
19:11 – Construction industry is a difficult industry for VC circles
21:58 – Not everything is software
23:00 – We are not selling designs. We are selling risks
26:00 – BIM and ML integration
30:15 – REDD – Revolutionary Engineering & Digital Design
33:10 – Outsourced RnD Department
34:00 – Is this for investor or engineer?
37:15 – What is the main obstacle and why is it not possible to do?
39:21 – how deep the product is, what's the range of this product?
43:48 – Plant based replacement concept
48:55 – Off topic question
52:20 – Ending