GenieBelt – Press kit

We are on a mission

GenieBelt was born out of frustration whilst trying to solve the same problems on construction sites time and time again. After working with a crazy amount of construction companies we’re ready to change the dinosaur ways of the industry. We want to feel proud of the industry we love whilst constantly shaking things up at the same time. We want to bring modern technologies to construction in a no-nonsense, affordable, simple and easy-to-use way.

We want to build the future of construction.

GenieBelt at a glance

Communication
  • Get started in minutes
  • Track everything from change orders to material delivery
  • Always up-to-date construction schedule
Field reporting
  • Everyone is up-to-date in real-time
  • Real-time notifications are sent to affected parties
  • Changes made on-site are shown immediately in the schedule
Overview
  • Never lose track of vital information
  • No more resource misallocation
  • Get on top of your projects and tasks in real-time
Instant reports
  • Never write up weekly reports
  • Get progress reports, photos and daily weather reports
  • Easily distribute project updates as PDF files

Company structure

Executive team
Klaus Nyengaard
Klaus Nyengaard

CEO, Co-founder

After starting his career at McKinsey & Co, Klaus was CEO of the successful JUST EAT business, taking it from 40 employees to over a 1000 in five years, leading to an IPO of £1.5 billion in April 2014. Klaus is very active on the Startup scene and is a board member and investor in several  growth companies and start-ups. He is also one of the Co-Founders and Partners at GenieBelt and is now up for the challenge at LetsBuild.

Ulrik
Ulrik Branner

Executive and Board

Ulrik is our Chief Genie. With a long commercial background and experience with various startups, he’s bringing GenieBelt to a construction site near you.

Gari Nickson

CMO, Co-Founder

Gari is a chartered surveyor and has been working in the construction industry for years, but usefully, he’s also a tech geek at heart & loves to sell.

Bob
Bob Leung

CTO

Bob’s an architect, but as well as buildings he’s passionate about designing software that construction people will actually use. He will deliver you the best products and user experience.

Thomas Goubau

CRO

After graduating from KU Leuven in Belgium, Thomas worked for 7 years at BT Global Services worldwide before completing his MBA at INSEAD in France. His passion for solving complex problems using software led him to co-found Aproplan in 2012.

Nikolaj Berntsen

Technical Director, Co-Founder

Nikolaj’s developed, built, deployed and maintained in diverse areas within IT. He’s managed server architectures, projects and teams. He’s our technical authority with a PhD in physics.

Read more information about funding, investments, and company data at: Cruchbase and Angel.co

Working at GenieBelt

GenieBelt office b&w
Office photo 1
Lunch Room photo

Press kit

You can download press material from our Dropbox folder.

We are featured in

“GenieBelt, a European project management platform for the construction industry, raises €2M.” Read full article here.

“GenieBelt helps construction workers manage projects using a web based platform or mobile app that gives them access to all of the programmes, tasks and drawings they need at the touch of a button.” Read full article here.

“GenieBelt is based on the idea of a shared, real-time, interactive project Gantt chart (schedule) accessed from a desktop or mobile phone to get construction projects completed faster and make collaboration easier.” Read full article here.

“GenieBelt provides real-time access to project overviews and updates, which can be filled form the job site using a mobile device.” Read full article here.

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