Tag Archive: Chapoo

Apr 30 2013

Partnerships matter in SaaS collaboration market

Software-as-a-Service construction collaboration vendors will struggle to grow quickly unless they can build effective partnerships with complementary businesses who can help them reach new customers and projects without requiring direct sales team inputs. This message has been reinforced to me three times this week: First, Anglo-German vendor Conject has congratulated UK-based contractor Mace on winning …

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Apr 09 2013

BricsCAD, BIM and Chapoo

The story of BricsCAD and online AEC collaboration is long and complex (BricsCAD… Bricsnet … Bricsys … Vondle – 2007 post … Chapoo – 2012 post), and appears is about to enter a new chapter subtitled “BIM”. Ralph Grabowski‘s CAD business upFront.e-zine reviews the history of BricsCAD’s architectural design software and reports: Last week…, the …

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Mar 14 2013

Bricsnet to rebrand to ProjectCenter

After disposing of its US FM operations, Bricsnet is focused on project collaboration and will be consolidating its growing business under the ProjectCenter brand. I was recently asked: “Whatever happened with Bricsnet?” As the question came from a former investor in the European SaaS construction collaboration pioneer,  it was a little surprising. The Bricsnet back …

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Feb 26 2013

BricsCAD announces Chapoo integration

Relaunched in November 2012, the Ghent, Belgium cloud-based project information and collaboration platform Chapoo (formerly Vondle) will now be available to users of BricsCAD CAD software through an upcoming product release. Users will be able to open a .dwg file from a project on the Chapoo service, and to download and upload .dwg files from and to Chapoo …

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Nov 28 2012

Chapoo formally launches

Chapoo, formerly Vondle (post), has been formally launched (see news release). The cloud-based project information and collaboration platform provider is offering two Software-as-a-Services: Chapoo Premium aimed mainly at architecture, engineering and construction project teams, and a more limited free service. The Premium service is a project information management and collaboration platform. Like other SaaS collaboration …

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Oct 31 2012

Vondle becomes Chapoo

Bricsys, the Brussels, Belgium-based CAD software vendor that also provides a Software-as-a-Service project collaboration platform called Vondle (April 2007 post) is renaming the latter Chapoo, and incorporating some social sharing features. I heard about the name change last week during a telephone conversation with one of its executives, and the news was also broken by …

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