When we first started building the CopperWorks application, we spent a few months learning about problems in the construction industry with the goal and promise of finding or building tech solutions. The first major obstacle to overcome was the labor shortages already present in pre-COVID America in 2018. We could see and recommend some off-the-shelf solutions for project management from a data perspective. Still, one key feature needed to be added: a user experience allowing project managers to search visually and assign based on geolocation and drag-and-drop capabilities. Before building an application, we sought to understand the existing manual sticky notes and whiteboard processes. This discovery would allow us to fully wrap our heads around the problem and solutions the company had already navigated. We then went to work to build an iPad app that simplifies construction management.

We designed, developed, and patented an award-winning iOS application over 2 years to a valuate over $25M.

Over the last few years of building this application, we have learns the ins and outs of the construction industry. We have subsequently invested in several products that solve real problems in the vertical. CopperWorks is one of many applications produced, and we are in the process of making a public version of the product to bring to market.

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