Quickie: Siemens invests in Built Robotics

Quickie: Siemens invests in Built Robotics

So much news these days: TechCrunch reported yesterday that Siemens AG has participated in a $33 million Series B financing round at Built Robotics via its Next47 investment division, joining other investors Building Ventures, Founders Fund, Presidio Ventures, Lemnos...
AI hits the commercial mainstream

AI hits the commercial mainstream

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about AI –what is it, how do I use it, what data do I need to gather to feed the machine, what does it even MEAN?? (very angsty, usually in an “am I already behind” panic)– and thought I’d try to...
Quickie: Siemens invests in Built Robotics

Nemetschek’s Q2 strong, slows slightly from Q1

Nemetschek announced today that Q2 revenue was up 15% on an organic basis and 21% overall to €138 million. That’s very, very good but investors will likely focus on the fact that Q1 growth was 27% as reported (23% cc) and 21% on an organic basis. The details:...
Autodesk invests in actual construction startup

Autodesk invests in actual construction startup

You know that Autodesk invests in tech startups. Did you know that they also invest in makers of actual, physical things? Apparently, they do! Autodesk just announced that it has increased its investment in Factory_OS, a “volumetric modular construction...
AEC Quickie: NEMT sells, RIB buys

AEC Quickie: NEMT sells, RIB buys

You might remember that Nemetschek co-owned a company called DocuWare, which is focused on document management and the AEC workflows that surround project documents. The companies have been intertwined for at least a decade but now DocuWare is being acquired by Ricoh...