Bricks And Bytes Podcast

Owen Drury

Construction Tech PR – What Are ConTech PR Best Practices?

Introduction In the dynamic world of construction technology (ConTech) startups, securing funding is a crucial milestone. Naturally, founders want to celebrate and publicize these achievements to build credibility and momentum. However, the decision to engage in PR around funding rounds should be approached with thoughtfulness and nuance. This article explores key considerations for ConTech startups…

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BBBC 13/04 – Europe’s Hottest Startup, Retrofitting, PR Best Practice & Nonsense

With ageing housing stock and increasing environmental targets, retrofitting emerges as a critical solution. In this episode, Patric, Owen & Martin dissect the challenges and opportunities inherent in this market, emphasizing the crucial role of data analysis and physical substance in guiding effective retrofitting decisions. The conversation extends to the significance of platforms like Enter.de,…

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Anthony Hauck – Hypar – Q&A

This Q&A is taken from the full podcast episode we recorded with Anthony. Q: Can you tell us about your journey from an IT director in an architectural engineering firm to creating the world’s first cloud-based design automation platform? A: My journey started with trying out AutoCAD 2.6, the first version with snapping. As I…

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Can Hypar’s Advanced Algorithm Take Over Architects? | Design Automation w/ Anthony Hauck

Can an advanced algorithm replace human architects someday? In this mind-bending episode, we sit down with Anthony Hauck, CEO of Hypar, for a fascinating conversation on the future of design automation. Join us as we explore how Hypar’s design automation tool is designing complex architectural 3D models for us. Anthony reveals how he went on…

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Tech Comes To Rescue Amid Construction-Climate Crisis

The development industry has left the planet with more toxic waste than anyone else. A staggering 40% of global greenhouse gas is credited to the building sector. A study by the World Green Building Council, reveals that construction is currently the single biggest culprit for global greenhouse gas emissions. Our current construction model is failing…

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Tom Deane – ProjectMark – Q&A

This Q&A is taken from the full podcast episode we recorded with Tom. Q: Can you tell us about your journey from college roommates to co-founders of ProjectMark? A: My co-founder Noel and I have known each other for over 17 years, starting as college roommates. After gaining extensive experience in the construction industry, we…

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The Underdog Story of Construction’s Hottest Startup

What would you risk to pursue your dream? For Tom Deane, it meant everything – even if it meant putting in his last penny to go all-in on a bold vision. In this must-listen episode, Tom Deane, Co-Founder of Project Mark shows us what it really takes to be successful in the startup world. He…

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BBBC 06/04/24 – Okibo’s $7.85M Funding, Construction Labor Shortages and Robotics Revolution

Okibo, a groundbreaking robotics company, has recently secured $7.85 million in equity funding. Their innovative product—a drywall finishing and painting robot—guided by AI and sensors, offers a transformative solution to address the persistent labor shortage and enhance efficiency in construction projects. In this episode, we explore how robotics are reshaping the construction landscape and how…

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Michelle du Plessis – Shft – Q&A

This Q&A is taken from the full podcast episode we recorded with Michelle. Q: How and why did you get into BIM consulting? A: My husband and I are both architects by profession. When we moved to the UK from South Africa in 2016, our qualifications didn’t fully transfer. Rather than redo our studies, we…

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Journey From Carpentry to ConTech CEO That Raised $13.6 Million | Fraser Patterson

How do you go from dusty job sites to a Silicon Valley boardroom? In this episode, we meet Fraser Patterson – Founder and CEO at Skillit, a New York based con-tech company that’s changing the way construction businesses find skilled workforce.    His journey began in a Hogwarts-like boarding school in Scotland. After finishing education, he…

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