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Cemex Ventures Announces Startups in 2023 Acceleration Program

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Cemex Ventures, the Madrid, Spain-based corporate venture capital and open innovation unit of Cemex, announced the start of the 2023 edition of Leaplab, its acceleration program for startups.

The startup cohort in the 2nd edition Leaplab Acceleration Program will include Introid (Mexico), Mixteresting (Austria), Movener (Chile), Verusen (United States) and Waterplan (United States), five global startups with solutions related to Industry 4.0, electromobility, decarbonization, and water security.

The 2023 cohort will participate in real-scale pilots in close to 100 Cemex sites across 12 different countries during an intensive 14-week period. Over 80 internal and external experts in venture capital, entrepreneurship, and construction will assume roles as mentors, pilot leaders, and master speakers, and assist with solutions testing and enhancement, business advice, educational sessions, and network building. 

Cemex Ventures Leaplab is a platform for joint experimentation, co-creation, and transformation between startups and Cemex, a construction materials and solutions company. The value propositions selected for scale-up in 2023 focus on sustainability, digitalization, and urbanization, key strategic challenges faced by the global construction industry.