Tag Archive: Specifiedby

Nov 03 2015

SpecifiedBy raises further funding

UK construction product data start-up SpecifiedBy has closed a second seed round of investment of £350,000. Some 18 months after securing an initial round of seed funding (post), Edinburgh & Newcastle based startup, SpecifiedBy, has closed a second seed round of investment of £350,000, led by existing investors IP Group Plc and Northstar Ventures, with …

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Oct 01 2014

Specifiedby’s Beta advanced product search

Specifiedby continues to develop its construction product selection tools, testing an advanced product search tool to help specifiers find exactly the product and associated information they need. I met Darren Lester, CEO of Specifiedby, on Monday for a quick lunchtime beer in London. He gave me an update on how the platform had moved forward …

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May 02 2014

Builders’ Conference surveying UK BIM uptake

Founded in 1935, the Builders’ Conference is a UK construction trade association, and one of the UK’s largest bodies of main contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers and consultants. It provides tender information and market intelligence, provides educational information, and champions the issues affecting members. With the UK government mandating building information modelling (BIM) for public sector projects …

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Apr 01 2014

AEC startup SpecifiedBy closes funding round

SpecifiedBy is another UK startup applying social media approaches to construction industry communications, and has closed its seed funding round. In January 2013 I wrote about an AEC social media startup, SpecifiedBy, ahead of its UK launch. It has just achieved another milestone in its development, closing a seed investment round of £125,000, led by …

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Feb 21 2014

A BIM R&D funding opportunity for SaaS vendors

UK SaaS construction collaboration technology vendors may take advantage of collaborative funding opportunities opened by a new Technology Strategy Board competition for collaborative R&D funding called “Digitising the construction sector”. The call complements an existing competition to create a digital tool for building information modelling (brief), and also supports the UK’s current BIM initiative. It …

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