Tag Archive: Dublin

Nov 17 2014

Basestone wins €10k startup prize

Basestone, the London-based construction SaaS and mobile start-up which I first profiled in January, and which upgraded its solution to Basestone 2.0 in September, recently celebrated another landmark. It was crowned Best Startup at Web Summit, Europe’s biggest technology conference, in Dublin, beating 1500 startups to a €10,000 prize, plus mentorship from sponsors Coca Cola and …

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Mar 25 2013

Mobile surveying hotting up

Keep taking the tablets… more and more construction-oriented apps are being delivered on mobile devices. Last month, I wrote about SaaS specialist KyKloud and how it had extended beyond its initial focus on asset management to provide some powerful iPad-based mobile survey functionality. It’s not the only vendor looking at this market. In the past …

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Jul 20 2010

Site Clean-up iPhone app

Earlier this year I met up in London with Peter Daly, founder and MD of Dublin-based software developer SmartBuilder Software Ltd, and we talked about the future of construction collaboration technologies and about mobile solutions in particular. I recently met Peter again when he talked about his first iPhone application at the Be2camp East 2 …

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Mar 09 2008

Investing in a dot.com/SaaS business: a history

In the late 1990s and into the first year or so of the 21st century, the dot.com boom say billions invested in new online ventures across great swathes of industry and commerce. The global architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industry was no different. Millions were pumped into new start-ups by venture capitalists, business angels and …

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