n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Two young engineering minds turned entrepreneurs - looking at disrupting the global construction industry : young members' pages
|Article Title||Two young engineering minds turned entrepreneurs - looking at disrupting the global construction industry : young members' pages|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Aug 2015|
|Pages||68 - 69|
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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