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Digital Built Week Americas Innovation + Investor Forum

June 14 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

A component of Digital Built Week Americas, a Digital Built Environment Institute event Co-sponsored by AEC Science & Technology Conference: June 14, 2022 Exhibit: June 15-16, 2022 Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA Shadow Ventures Innovation + Investor Forum 2022 will premier in June as a kick-off event to Digital Built Week Americas 2022. Created as a new sister conference to the highly successful Shadow Summit held annually in Atlanta, Georgia, The Innovation + Investor Forum will build on Shadow Ventures’ legacy to assemble today’s top AECO technology innovators, entrepreneurs, and visionaries. The Forum will bring together top industry executives, angel investors, venture capital, and private equity firms in a high-level networking environment where they will explore new, emerging and potentially game-changing technologies. The $10 trillion worldwide construction industry is demanding technology innovation to drive productivity and transform the way we build. New frontiers promising hyper-growth for investors are emerging as cloud computing, SaaS, AI, VR, and big data usher in a new generation of solutions that were never possible before. Top firms and private investors alike are taking notice of the opportunities and potential of this explosive innovation. The full day program is designed to inspire, educate, and inform both industry entrepreneurs and the investment community — connecting the best ideas with leading sources of capital. As a bonus to all registrants, their pass will allow access to the happenings on two additional days, including Keynotes and the expo where start-ups can showcase their new solutions to current users and experienced developers. The forum will also present ample breaks for networking and developing meaningful connections throughout the event.

Who Should Attend:

  • Design and construction leaders. CEOs and Senior Executives from top design, engineering, construction firms, and owners/operators who need to know about the latest technologies and developments that are driving industry productivity – and which have the potential to be competitive game-changers for their firms and the industry at-large.
  • Entrepreneurs, innovators and start-up CEOs. Emerging growth and later-stage company CEOs and their senior executives who are actively developing technology products and services for the design, construction and real estate. Attendees are encouraged to have new breakthrough technologies and innovative business models, and be prepared to address the criteria of value, proof of concept, competitive advantage and the success factors that will drive their businesses.
  • Leading investors. Executives from top AECO firms with investment funds, venture capital firms, private equity firms, angel investors, and other investment partnerships that seek to explore the potential of the AECO marketplace.
  • Industry analysts and the Press. Industry analysts and qualified members of the press are also invited and encouraged to attend.
  • Building and Construction Product Manufacturers as well as Shadow Ventures’ Limited Partner base, incubator and portfolio startup founders, and select industry professionals.

Synopsis
Explore new frontiers in AEC Tech Venture Investing presented in partnership with the Digital Built Environment Institute. This one-day event will take place as a kick-off event to Digital Built Week Americas 2022 (DBWA) from 8:30 AM to 5:30pm on Tuesday, June 14th and will feature six informative, not-to-be-missed sessions led by industry leading fund investors, corporate strategic executives/investors, and a hand-picked selection of startup founders. Attendees will enjoy two leading-edge panel discussions around venture investing in the built environment and three presentations on emerging technology that is transforming the future of how we design, develop and maintain built assets. The morning will begin with a panel discussion around the current and future states of technology in our industry, followed by a presentation/workshop on What is Venture Investing. The afternoon, Shadow Ventures will facilitate presentations and discussions on digitizing construction workflows, challenges facing strategic investors and a keynote from Shadow Ventures General Partner, KP Reddy. The day will close with a presentation from an emerging tech startup. As part of their registration pass, attendees will also be given admission for the following two days, June 15 and 16 to attend the AEC-ST sessions, the Tuesday and Wednesday evening receptions, the Keynotes, and the expo hall.

Register Here:
https://www.dbei.org/event/digital-built-week-americas-2022/overview/shadow-ventures-innovation-investor-forum/