Tech-Enabled Startups Redefining India’s Construction Industry

In the vast landscape of India’s construction industry, a new wave of disruption is sweeping through, powered by the innovative prowess of tech-enabled startups. These visionary companies have set their sights on transforming the way buildings are designed, constructed, and managed, leveraging cutting-edge technologies to bring unprecedented efficiency, sustainability, and scalability to the forefront.

In the vast landscape of India’s construction industry

The construction industry, known for its old-fashioned operational methods, has historically lacked significant frameworks for data capturing and maintenance activities. However, with the demand for timely project delivery at an all-time high, the global infrastructure market is undergoing a paradigm shift towards reengineered processes and technologies. As reliance on equipment has increased, the necessity for comprehensive frameworks to monitor, maintain, and manage these crucial assets has become necessary. Automation systems are being embraced across various industrial segments, alleviating labor burdens, and driving significant market growth. Unfortunately, India’s infrastructure industry has yet to fully embrace automation, persisting with manual processes and causing the unorganized sector to experience sluggish growth.

Recognizing the need for digital transformation, team NBM&CW embarked on a journey to uncover the pioneers leading this revolution, resulting in insightful interviews with cutting-edge startups such as Buildo.Market, Equip9, Elixia Inc, Pace Robotics, PowerPlay, TappetBox, Tracecost, and Onsite.

Askar Poonthala - Buildo.Market
Buildo.Market is to provide a one-stop solution for construction-related materials and services in India
The idea behind Buildo.Market is to provide a one-stop solution for construction-related materials and services in India, driven by the changing customer purchasing behavior during the pandemic. Previously, people hesitated to select materials without ... Read More
Sanket Sheth - Elixia Inc
Elixia Inc is deploying technology
An efficient logistics system is an interplay of technology, infrastructure, and manpower and we are currently lagging in all these factors. The logistics sector is the backbone of economic growth; its efficiency has a direct influence on the growth of other ... Read More
Gaurav Bhushan - EQUIP9™
EQUIP9’s advantage of Quick Search for Certified Operators
Our vision is to bring every entity that belongs to heavy equipment industry on a future digital platform to achieve more with a focused tech competent core team. EQUIP9’s advantage of Quick Search for Certified Operators makes it convenient for ... Read More
Akshansh Agarwal - Onsite
construction businesses in India
In around 2 years, over 100,000 construction businesses in India have transitioned from their traditional methods to adopting Onsite, a tech-enabled startup that is disrupting the country’s construction industry by providing a range of benefits such ... Read More
Srinivas K Pai & Ayushmoy Roy - Pace Robotics
make robots ubiquitous in construction projects
Robots offer a remarkable advantage, being able to accomplish tasks with a speed ten times faster than traditional methods, while also reducing costs by threefold. Moreover, they guarantee consistent quality, eliminate physically demanding tasks ... Read More
Iesh Dixit - Powerplay
Powerplay is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application designed for construction clients
The construction tech ecosystem in India is poised for growth with advanced technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality to enhance the sales experience and improve project efficiency. The construction industry in India has historically been slow ... Read More
Nishant Maitre - TappetBox
helping construction companies to ease the data-capturing process
We are helping construction companies to ease the data-capturing process for logsheets, services, job cards, fuel and expense transactions, fuel station management, and inventory transactions. The construction industry operates in an old-fashioned manner ... Read More
Prabh Paul - Tracecost
Tracecost offers an innovative solution
Surging demand for prompt project delivery is driving global infrastructure towards automation, but India’s industry lags behind in adopting automated processes. Tracecost offers an innovative solution to address this gap, providing remarkable benefits ... Read More
NBM&CW, August 2023
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Prabh Paul - Tracecost

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