n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Two young engineering minds turned entrepreneurs - looking at disrupting the global construction industry : young members' pages

Volume 23, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The idea came from talking about our futures in our final-year civil engineering design room, and discussing whether or not we should apply for a job. We both decided not to go working, but to rather become entrepreneurs and find a business model around advanced technology and civil engineering.

We were inspired by techno-entrepreneurs like the Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk. They applied their technical backgrounds to business, thereby causing a 'disruptive' stir in the respective industries.

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