Tag: New York

GoContractor targets safety compliance

Initiafy screen

GoContractor, a safety compliance solution provider founded in Ireland, is expanding in the US market. GoContractor was originally founded in 2012 as Induction Manager Ltd by Sean Fennell (formerly CEO, now SVP Partnerships) and Julie Currid (formerly COO, today chief marketing officer), with offices in London and Dublin. It traded as ‘Initiafy‘, providing online training …

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FieldLens acquired by WeWork

Mobile construction collaboration developer Fieldlens has been acquired by WeWork, the New York-based provider of shared office and co-working space. New York, US-based mobile construction management application developer Fieldlens has been acquired (for an undisclosed amount) by one of its customers: WeWork, also New York-based and a provider of shared office and co-working space. Founded by Doug …

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Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2017/06/fieldlens-acquired-by-wework/

Asite (re)launches in USA

A year after launching its v17 Adoddle update at a St Patrick’s Day event in London (post), London-based SaaS construction collaboration technology provider Asite is staging what it describes as its official launch in North America in New York on 17 March 2015 (news release). The event will include an open bar and traditional Irish music and canapes, …

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Should construction dump email?

FieldLens identifies the time-sink that is email and reopens discussion about the role of email in construction projects. “Should the construction industry dump email?” is the provocative title of a blog post by Kelly Lignos Ziv writing for New York-based mobile construction collaboration vendor FieldLens, and it returns to a topic I’ve discussed many times …

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Asite adds US reseller

London, UK-based SaaS construction collaboration provider Asite has a new US reseller of its Adoddle platform: Microsol Resources, which has offices in New York, Boston and Philadelphia and is an Autodesk Platinum Partner. Emilio Krausz, president of Microsol Resources, says: “We are thrilled to be able to partner with Asite to provide our customers with …

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FieldLens closes $8m funding round

US-based FieldLens gets funding boost to grow adoption of its social construction collaboration platform FieldLens, the New York City, US-based developer of a mobile field management tool for the construction industry, today announced that it had raised $8 million in capital in a Series A round led by Boston-based OpenView Venture Partners. The financing will …

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FieldLens: “the Facebook of construction”?

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Some months ago, a structural engineer friend James Burt alerted me to FieldLens, and we had a long chat about this and related applications before the London launch of BIM4SMEs in April. FieldLens is the work of a New York based development team led by CEO Doug Chambers. It aims to put construction collaboration on …

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Drop into drop.io

I had a transatlantic meeting via Skype this afternoon with three of the people at Brooklyn, New York-based drop.io, providers of “simple real-time sharing, collaboration, and presentation”. Their Software-as-a-Service solution has already achieved some media attention in the US – though the focus to date has been on generic file-sharing rather than on enabling industry-specific …

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