The Power of Consolidation in a Fragmented Software Industry

The Power of Consolidation in a Fragmented Software Industry
The Power of Consolidation in a Fragmented Software Industry podcast

The Power of Consolidation in a Fragmented Software Industry

This episode of the AEC Trailblazers: The Founders Files features Matt Perrott, a passionate Melbourne surfer and civil engineer turned software guru. Matt co-founded a company with his former boss’s boss, proving great ideas can come from anywhere. He shares his journey of launching BuildPass, a construction software business during COVID, tackling the challenge of managing complex construction sites with never-ending communication needs and changing projects.

Dive into Matt’s philosophy on entrepreneurship, including his views on balancing resources with client feedback, making decisions out of data, versus following your intuition and gut, and the commercial pros and cons of building features mostly based on client input.

Listen to Matt as he reveals how BuildPass transformed from a safety app into an operating system for construction sites. This cloud-based software streamlines operations by replacing a jumble of traditional apps, emails, and paperwork.

Don’t miss Matt’s inspiring story and how BuildPass is consolidating the construction tech landscape!


Picture of Matt Perrott<br>Co-Founder, CEO at BuildPass

Matt Perrott
Co-Founder, CEO at BuildPass

Switching from civil engineering into the software world, Matt has always been fascinated by construction tech. In 2021 along with Aaron Vanston, he co-founded BuildPass, a cloud-based software that helps businesses streamline their operations by replacing traditional apps, emails, and paperwork, serving as an operating system for construction sites. Before BuildPass, Matt worked as a software engineer in tech companies and served as a tutor at the University of Melbourne.

Most of his time is spent with builders and subcontractors brainstorming better ways to manage safety, but when he's not he'll be finding his way to the coast for a surf. His passion for the water has driven him to support as head water polo coach and club captain of the Portsea Surf Life Saving Club.

Picture of Valentin Noves <br>CEO at e-verse

Valentin Noves
CEO at e-verse

A versatile leader with broad exposure to projects and procedures and an in-depth understanding of technology services and product development. He has a tremendous passion for working in teams driven to provide remarkable software development services that disrupt the status quo. He is a creative problem solver who is equally comfortable rolling up his sleeves or leading teams with a make-it-happen attitude.

Picture of Samuel Barcenas <br>BIM Consultant Founder of AVES

Samuel Barcenas
BIM Consultant Founder of AVES

A highly motivated and experienced architect with a proven track record of success in designing and delivering innovative and sustainable buildings. He is also a BIM expert with a deep understanding of how to use technology to improve the efficiency and quality of the design and construction process.


DESIGN PROCESS ACCELERATORS FOR THE AEC INDUSTRY. e-verse's main expertise is to automate, streamline, and connect every stage of the design process, building solutions to help your business grow at a faster pace by leveraging technology. As architects and engineers who code, they transform your design construction requirement into accurate solutions that fit your needs.

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