Updated: Jan 27
Built World Technology Asia announces Darren Bechtel of leading US Built World venture fund Brick & Mortar Ventures as its keynote speaker at BWT Asia 2020.
Singapore (January 21st, 2020) -- Built World Technology Asia is pleased to welcome Darren Bechtel, Founder of California-based Built World investor Brick & Mortar Ventures, as a keynote speaker at South East Asia's definitive built world technology event.
“We are delighted that Darren Bechtel will be joining us at BWT Asia,” said Built World Technology Asia Co-Founder, Neall de Beer. “Brick & Mortar Ventures is a leading global voice on built world technology, driving collaboration between large built world incumbents and innovative tech disruptors.”
Darren has been the single most active early stage investor in Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) and Facilities Management (FM) tech over the past five years, with his first four construction tech deals being Seed round investments into PlanGrid, BuildZoom, BuildingConnected, and Rhumbix.
Since then, Darren and the Brick & Mortar team have invested in over 25 startups aiming to improve productivity, safety, and environmental impact of constructing and caring for the built environment.
There is significant opportunity for built world startups as the industry recognises how tech can bring important value addition to the APAC region. At BWT Asia Brick & Mortar Ventures will be joined by other global VC funds in Singapore including MetaProp, Fifth Wall, CEMEX and WND Ventures amongst others.
At the BWT Asia, Darren will discuss the future of the built world and how the disconnect between humans and the built world can be repaired.
BWT Asia is the second annual event in Singapore and will be hosted at Capital Tower in Singapore on 1-2 April 2020.
About Built World Technology Asia
Built World Technology Asia is a collective who share in a mission to accelerate the digital transformation of Asia’s built world sector. The Alliance was founded by 14&B Ltd, a live events and digital community provider.
To learn more visit https://www.bwt-asia.com/
About Brick & Mortar Ventures
Focused exclusively on venture capital opportunities in "technology for the built world," Brick & Mortar Ventures identifies, backs, and enables emerging companies developing innovative software and hardware solutions for the industries of architecture, engineering, construction, and facilities management.
To learn more visit https://brickmortar.vc/