Tag Archive: Ontario

Apr 25 2016

Bridgit closes $1.7m seed funding round

Bridgit, the Ontario, Canada-based construction project management technology startup, has closed a US$1.7 million seed round led by Hyde Park Venture Partners with participation from Vanedge Capital. The business, which I first wrote about in August 2014, plans to use the funding to hire new engineers and salespeople and acquire more US customers for its …

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Dec 01 2010

Two recent UK vendor news releases

Asite, SaaS North America and ReproMAX sign Strategic Relationship A 30 November 2010 release from Asite, says US-based reprographics firm ReproMAX has signed a “major contract” with Asite’s distributor in North America (SaaS North America) to supply and host its “web-based collaborative Software as a Service (cSaaS)”. Let’s just dissect the announcement a little bit…. …

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May 04 2010

COBie – the bridge between BIM and collaboration technologies?

My previous post, It’s been about collaboration all along, highlighted some emerging similarities between UK and US practices with regard to collaborative working – partly driven (at least in the USA) by the need to rethink industry approaches to management of people and processes as building information modelling (BIM) looms larger on the industry horizon. …

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Dec 09 2009

4Projects and profitability

“We’re not always given credit for the consistent profitability we’ve achieved for a business that received no early start-up funding.” I recently met Steve Nelson, finance director of UK construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects, to learn more about the history of the company, its funding and the 2007 management buy-out (MBO) – the meeting took …

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