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  •   The Colorado Springs Business Journal recently sat down with newly appointed CEO David Kirshenbaum to discuss his new role with Emagispace and the future of the company.   “Big Fortune 500 companies are moving away from traditional [office structures] to co-working space where no one has an office or desk of their own,” said … Continue reading "The Colorado Springs Business Journal Profiles New CEO David Kirshenbaum"
     

    The Colorado Springs Business Journal recently sat down with newly appointed CEO David Kirshenbaum to discuss his new role with Emagispace and the future of the company.

     

    “Big Fortune 500 companies are moving away from traditional [office structures] to co-working space where no one has an office or desk of their own,” said Kirshenbaum. “In the short run, the future is fleshing out our Privacy Pod universe and growing it into a room universe while continuing to compete heavily in the office and co-working spaces.”

     

    Subscribers can access the full article here.

  •   Colorado Springs Gazette recently spoke with Emagispace CEO David Kirshenbaum about his new role and the company’s plans to increase sales, product development and related operations.   “We believe this is a transformational technology and is changing interior construction to a greener, cheaper and faster assembly method,” Kirshenbaum told the publication. “Even though the … Continue reading "Colorado Springs Gazette Talks With CEO David Kirshenbaum"
     

    Colorado Springs Gazette recently spoke with Emagispace CEO David Kirshenbaum about his new role and the company’s plans to increase sales, product development and related operations.

     

    “We believe this is a transformational technology and is changing interior construction to a greener, cheaper and faster assembly method,” Kirshenbaum told the publication. “Even though the real estate industry is slow to adapt, we offer faster delivery at a fraction of the cost of traditional construction, where the materials end up in a dump when the space is reconfigured. Our walls can be used as many times as needed.”

     

    To learn more about Kirshenbaum’s new role, read the full article here.

  • Work Design Magazine included Emagispace in a roundup of “what’s next when it comes to emerging workplace products” featured at NeoCon’s 50th show in Chicago.   The article notes that “creating a sustainable building block technology that allows for the reconfiguration of any space, the [Emagispace] Clickwall System customizes any wall through magnetic wall coverings, … Continue reading "Emagispace Featured in Work Design Magazine"

    Work Design Magazine included Emagispace in a roundup of “what’s next when it comes to emerging workplace products” featured at NeoCon’s 50th show in Chicago.

     

    The article notes that “creating a sustainable building block technology that allows for the reconfiguration of any space, the [Emagispace] Clickwall System customizes any wall through magnetic wall coverings, panels, and cling wraps allowing for easy re-use and re-design.”

     

    To read more about Emagispace at NeoCon, view the full article here.

  • socalTECH published an article about Emagispace’s recent Series B funding announcement where the company raised $5.06 million in a round led by Alpha Edison.   The piece notes that the funding was led by Alpha Edison, and also included US News, Fischer Capital Investments, March Capital Partners and Jeremy Zimmer, CEO of UTA.   Additionally, … Continue reading "Emagispace’s Series B Funding Covered in socalTECH"

    socalTECH published an article about Emagispace’s recent Series B funding announcement where the company raised $5.06 million in a round led by Alpha Edison.

     

    The piece notes that the funding was led by Alpha Edison, and also included US News, Fischer Capital Investments, March Capital Partners and Jeremy Zimmer, CEO of UTA.

     

    Additionally, the publication details that the startup's blocks are used to construct cubicles, "privacy pods," retail space, and other interior structures.

    The complete article can be found here.

  • LA Techwatch recently included Emagispace’s closing of $5.06 million in a Series B funding round led by Alpha Edison in a roundup piece about the largest startup funding rounds in L.A. The piece included Emagispace in the No. 9 spot.   The full article can be accessed here.

    LA Techwatch recently included Emagispace’s closing of $5.06 million in a Series B funding round led by Alpha Edison in a roundup piece about the largest startup funding rounds in L.A. The piece included Emagispace in the No. 9 spot.

     

    The full article can be accessed here.

  • Noel Maxam, co-founder and CEO of Emagispace, recently wrote an article in Construction Executive discussing how modular construction can have an unprecedented impact in helping to speed up recovery efforts in the wake of natural disasters.   “Modular construction allows disaster relief and nonprofit organizations to rethink how they can play a part and make … Continue reading "Noel Maxam Writes Article for Construction Executive on Disaster Relief"

    Noel Maxam, co-founder and CEO of Emagispace, recently wrote an article in Construction Executive discussing how modular construction can have an unprecedented impact in helping to speed up recovery efforts in the wake of natural disasters.

     

    “Modular construction allows disaster relief and nonprofit organizations to rethink how they can play a part and make an impact during times of crisis. With the help of tools such as a screwdriver or cordless drill, anyone with a little construction knowledge can offer support and construct walls, privacy areas for families, temporary and permanent shelters without waiting for the Army Corps of Engineers or other skilled professionals, which can sometimes take weeks or even months.”

     

    Read more about how Emagispace can support natural disaster relief efforts here on the Construction Executive website.

  • Petsky Prunier included Emagispace in a roundup article about recent startups that have raised funding. The piece notes that the company will use the new round of funding for product development.   To read more about Emagispace’s recent Series B funding, the full article can be accessed here.

    Petsky Prunier included Emagispace in a roundup article about recent startups that have raised funding. The piece notes that the company will use the new round of funding for product development.

     

    To read more about Emagispace’s recent Series B funding, the full article can be accessed here.

  • NewsCenter.io, an online publication dedicated to startup news, covered Emagispace’s closing of $5.06 million in a Series B funding round led by Alpha Edison.   The article notes that Emagispace plans to use the funding to bolster its current EmagiKit™ offerings, expanding the company’s Privacy Pod Plus, and leveraging its patented EmagiBlock technology.   The … Continue reading "NewsCenter.io Announces Emagispace’s $5.06 Million Raised in Series B Funding"

    NewsCenter.io, an online publication dedicated to startup news, covered Emagispace’s closing of $5.06 million in a Series B funding round led by Alpha Edison.

     

    The article notes that Emagispace plans to use the funding to bolster its current EmagiKit™ offerings, expanding the company’s Privacy Pod Plus, and leveraging its patented EmagiBlock technology.

     

    The full article can be accessed here.

  • PYMNTS included Emagispace’s closing of $5.06 million in a Series B funding in a roundup article about recent B2B startup funding.   According to the article, “Construction equipment supplier Emagispace, which bills itself as a ‘building block technology company,’ said that it raised a bit more than $5 million in Series B funding, where that … Continue reading "Emagispace’s Series B Funding Featured in PYMNTS"

    PYMNTS included Emagispace’s closing of $5.06 million in a Series B funding in a roundup article about recent B2B startup funding.

     

    According to the article, “Construction equipment supplier Emagispace, which bills itself as a ‘building block technology company,’ said that it raised a bit more than $5 million in Series B funding, where that round was led by Alpha Edison. The company makes reusable building platforms that can be deployed quickly. The funding, said Emagispace, will boost its EmagiKit offerings geared toward the workspace.”

     

    To learn more about Emagispace’s recent Series B funding, read the full PYMNTS article here.

  • Inc. Magazine recently featured Emagispace client Earth Angel in an article about startups working to cut production company’s carbon footprint.   According to the article, Earth Angel has various partnerships, including Emagispace for its eco-friendly construction materials–that provide sustainable products on set.   To learn more about how Emagispace is aiding organizations in their quest … Continue reading "Inc. Magazine Includes Emagispace in Feature About Green Startup"

    Inc. Magazine recently featured Emagispace client Earth Angel in an article about startups working to cut production company’s carbon footprint.

     

    According to the article, Earth Angel has various partnerships, including Emagispace for its eco-friendly construction materials--that provide sustainable products on set.

     

    To learn more about how Emagispace is aiding organizations in their quest for sustainability, read the full Inc. article here.

  • Commercial Construction & Renovation Magazine featured an article about Emagispace being named a “Top 10 Most Innovative Company” by Fast Company in the Live Events category.   Emagispace earned the No. 10 spot on the Top 10 Live Events list this year for its innovative design approach of making interior spaces flexible, cost efficient and sustainable.   … Continue reading "Emagispace’s Recognition as “Top 10 Most Innovative Company” Featured in Commercial Construction & Renovation"

    Commercial Construction & Renovation Magazine featured an article about Emagispace being named a “Top 10 Most Innovative Company” by Fast Company in the Live Events category.

     

    Emagispace earned the No. 10 spot on the Top 10 Live Events list this year for its innovative design approach of making interior spaces flexible, cost efficient and sustainable.

     

    The full article can be viewed on the Commercial Construction & Renovation website here.

  • Emagispace recently teamed up with Screen Gems in a film called Proud Mary. The film used the company’s EmagiBlocks as 20-foot wall set backdrops for Benny’s office and Mary’s apartment – scenes within the movie. The Emagiblocks enable companies like Screen Gems to eliminate waste by reconfiguring the blocks for additional sets, films and purposes. … Continue reading "Exhibitor Shares Insight on Emagispace’s Partnership with Screen Gems"

    Emagispace recently teamed up with Screen Gems in a film called Proud Mary. The film used the company’s EmagiBlocks as 20-foot wall set backdrops for Benny’s office and Mary’s apartment - scenes within the movie. The Emagiblocks enable companies like Screen Gems to eliminate waste by reconfiguring the blocks for additional sets, films and purposes.

     

    “At Emagispace, we have a passion for providing our customers with innovative solutions, and with Screen Gems, given its focus on a greener world, it makes sense they chose EmagiBlocks on their Proud Mary set,” said Noel Maxam, founder and CEO of Emagispace. “Creating sustainable products is at the top of our priority list, and production teams, like Screen Gems, realize the importance for the film industry to invest in re-useable solutions.”

    For more information on the partnership and how your company can use Emagiblocks like Screen Gems, click here for the article on the Exhibitor website.

  • Builder Magazine recently featured Emagispace in an article discussing the EmagiBlocks, and how there are several different ways to reconfigure an interior space – not to mention, in only minutes!   As mentioned in the article, “EmagiBlocks are engineered with horizontal and vertical channels in the interior to accommodate electrical and plumbing systems. The blocks … Continue reading "Even Builder Magazine Sees the Endless Possibilities with Emagispace"

    Builder Magazine recently featured Emagispace in an article discussing the EmagiBlocks, and how there are several different ways to reconfigure an interior space – not to mention, in only minutes!

     

    As mentioned in the article, “EmagiBlocks are engineered with horizontal and vertical channels in the interior to accommodate electrical and plumbing systems. The blocks can be easily configured and reconfigured to incorporate doors and windows. Virtually any material can be used as wall cladding, including vinyl, wood laminate, metal, glass, drywall, or custom 3D-printed reliefs. Wall coverings can be replaced and reused.”

     

    To find out more about Emagispace and how EmagiBlocks can revolutionize your space, click here for the Builder Magazine article.

  •   Noel Maxam, co-founder and CEO of Emagispace, contributed an article in Construction Today detailing how modular construction can aid natural disaster relief. Noel discusses how the use of innovative building block technology can help rebuild communities faster and more cost-effectively than traditional purpose-built structures.   “Imagine a solution that allowed disaster relief teams to … Continue reading "Emagispace CEO Discusses Disaster Relief with Construction Today"
     


    Noel Maxam, co-founder and CEO of Emagispace, contributed an article in Construction Today detailing how modular construction can aid natural disaster relief. Noel discusses how the use of innovative building block technology can help rebuild communities faster and more cost-effectively than traditional purpose-built structures.

     

    “Imagine a solution that allowed disaster relief teams to quickly construct shelters virtually anywhere in the world with pop-up medical treatment centers, and privacy walls for victims impacted by tragedy. If you needed desks, checkpoints, privacy for medical treatment or interior walls that are movable and reconfigurable, on-demand modular construction would be the clear answer: One product meeting the needs of many, instead of many products meeting the needs of too few.”

     

    Read more about how Emagispace can support natural disaster relief efforts here on the Construction Today website.

  • People believe that modular design could be the future of interior buildouts and tenant improvements. Emagispace is a Los Angeles-based modular design company that launched a modular building block system. Emagiblocks allows for personal customization and design. The new Emagiblocks use modular panels and very few tools are then required for the moveable walls. It … Continue reading "Bisnow"

    November 16, 2017

    Bisnow Article

    People believe that modular design could be the future of interior buildouts and tenant improvements. Emagispace is a Los Angeles-based modular design company that launched a modular building block system. Emagiblocks allows for personal customization and design. The new Emagiblocks use modular panels and very few tools are then required for the moveable walls. It takes the company a fraction of the time to complete a build out with Emagiblocks.

    Emagiblocks are packed and shipped in a 10-by-10 flat package and can fit in almost any trunk and closet. After Noel Maxam, CEO and founder, saw the waste of theatre sets getting torn down and broken after each set, he saw a need for something new. Emagiblocks are a sustainable design and have many different uses.

    Sony and Revlon are some of Emagispace’s current customers. Emagispace recently received $4.2 million in Series A funding. With that money, the company will continue to grow and make a larger product line. Read more about Emagispace in this article: https://www.bisnow.com/national/news/office/this-company-is-bringing-modular-build-outs-to-interior-design-76921?rt=44791

  • Funding Snapshot: Interior Construction and Design Startup Emagispace Snags $4.2 Million Series A Company: Emagispace Amount invested: $4.2 million Series/Round: Series A Investors: Alpha Edison (lead), Jeremy Zimmer, Circle Ventures and 54 Madison Company description: Developer of a sustainable building block technology that makes it possible to re-imagine the construction of interior space. Subscribers can … Continue reading "Wall Street Journal Pro (Paywall)"
    WSJ Article

    Funding Snapshot: Interior Construction and Design Startup Emagispace Snags $4.2 Million Series A

    Company: Emagispace

    Amount invested: $4.2 million

    Series/Round: Series A

    Investors: Alpha Edison (lead), Jeremy Zimmer, Circle Ventures and 54 Madison

    Company description: Developer of a sustainable building block technology that makes it possible to re-imagine the construction of interior space.

    Subscribers can learn more about Emagispace here:

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/funding-snapshot-interior-construction-and-design-startup-emagispace-snags-4-2-million-series-a-1501015773

  • This new modular construction company just raised $4.2 million in Series A funding By Connie Loizos July 25, 2017 https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/25/this-neat-new-modular-construction-company-just-raised-4-4-million-in-series-a-funding/  

    November 12, 2017

    This new modular construction company just raised $4.2 million in Series A funding

    By Connie Loizos

    July 25, 2017

    https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/25/this-neat-new-modular-construction-company-just-raised-4-4-million-in-series-a-funding/

     
  • Contract Furnishing News released an article about how “Modular design could be the future of tenant improvements and interior build outs.” Modular design is an idea that is catching on in the interior design world, and designers don’t see it going anywhere anytime soon. Emagispace created a building block modular wall system that allows for … Continue reading "Contract Furnishings News"

    November 10, 2017

    Contract Furnishing News

    Contract Furnishing News released an article about how “Modular design could be the future of tenant improvements and interior build outs.” Modular design is an idea that is catching on in the interior design world, and designers don’t see it going anywhere anytime soon. Emagispace created a building block modular wall system that allows for interior customizations.

    Recently, Emagispace received $4.2 million in Series A Funding led by Alpha Edison. The funds will be used to expand the company’s product line. Read the article here about the “future of tenant improvements:”

    https://www.cfn.news/news/2017/7/26/modular-design-could-be-the-future-of-tenant-improvements 

  •   Our modular construction company, Emagispace, recently raised $4.2 million in Series A funding led by Alpha Edison and later accompanied by a few others. We manufacture building blocks that can be used to build interior gallery system art displays, cubicle walls, tradeshow displays, living spaces and much more! Noel Maxam, founder and CEO, first … Continue reading "Mobile Scout"

    November 08, 2017

    MobileScout.com
     

    Our modular construction company, Emagispace, recently raised $4.2 million in Series A funding led by Alpha Edison and later accompanied by a few others. We manufacture building blocks that can be used to build interior gallery system art displays, cubicle walls, tradeshow displays, living spaces and much more!

    Noel Maxam, founder and CEO, first thought of the idea while he was building store sets for a film school. He came across some complications but partnered with an MIT engineer to manufacture blocks that were sustainable and durable. The modular wall system is made of fiberboard panels made out of sawdust, wood chips and recycled newspapers. Emagispace also offers different styles of the Emagiblocks. You can have a privacy pod, an accent wall, or the regular Emagiblock!

    There are currently 12 full-time employees working for our company and we are quickly growing! Learn more about our recent venture here:

    https://www.mobilescout.com/market/news/n97178/Emagispace-42-million-A-funding-Alpha-Edison.html

  • Each month Fortune releases a “term sheet” updated with companies’ latest venture deals. The last week of July, Emagispace was discussed in Fortune’s article. Companies ranged in products from Slack, Snapdeal, Viacom Inc. to PhysIQ, the article lists them all. Emagispace, a Los Angeles-based company that makes interior design and construction simpler, recently raised $4.2 … Continue reading "Fortune Term Sheet"

    November 06, 2017

    Fortune Article

    Each month Fortune releases a “term sheet” updated with companies’ latest venture deals. The last week of July, Emagispace was discussed in Fortune’s article. Companies ranged in products from Slack, Snapdeal, Viacom Inc. to PhysIQ, the article lists them all.

    Emagispace, a Los Angeles-based company that makes interior design and construction simpler, recently raised $4.2 million in Series A Funding. Alpha Edison led the funding and was shortly joined by Circle Ventures, Jeremy Zimmer and 54 Madison. They loved CEO and founder Noel Maxam’s concept of a sustainable design, affordable products and adaptable modular building blocks.

    Read more of this article to see other companies’ ventures deals and to learn more about Emagispace’s latest venture! http://fortune.com/2017/07/26/term-sheet-wednesday-july-26/

  • Tech roundup: Guidance Software bought for $240M, fundings of the week and more Built in Los Angeles: Tech Roundup discusses large tech companies that have recently made a change, as well as three companies that have received significant funding. Emagispace recently received $4.2 million in funding to help the company take off. Circle Ventures and … Continue reading "Built in LA"

    November 04, 2017

    Tech roundup: Guidance Software bought for $240M, fundings of the week and more

    Built in Los Angeles: Tech Roundup discusses large tech companies that have recently made a change, as well as three companies that have received significant funding. Emagispace recently received $4.2 million in funding to help the company take off. Circle Ventures and Alpha Edison are the two investors that made the funding happen. They believed in Emagispace’s modular wall system and see a future for the company and how several industries can be impacted by it.

    Emagispace develops environmental friendly construction materials to create the space you have been dreaming of. It is designed to be more efficient, faster and affordable to help you achieve that perfect space. Read more of this article to see what other technology companies have been up to, as well as ours!

  • CEO and founder of Emagispace, Noel Maxam, recently steered away from the production world to launch a modular wall system company. Maxam teamed up with an MIT engineer to produce a sustainable design that met his measurements and durability tests. His goal was to create temporary walls, and something that is adaptable and has the … Continue reading "New Modular Block Construction Company Raise US$4.2 Million Funding"
    CMFE News

    CEO and founder of Emagispace, Noel Maxam, recently steered away from the production world to launch a modular wall system company. Maxam teamed up with an MIT engineer to produce a sustainable design that met his measurements and durability tests. His goal was to create temporary walls, and something that is adaptable and has the ability to change the look with interchangeable “skins.”

    The module fiberboard panels are made of sawdust, recycled newspaper, wood chips, and featherweight ABS plastic for better connections to interlock the blocks. . These modular wall systems are currently being used in convention halls, office spaces, living spaces, college theatres, tradeshow displays and so much more.

    Other than the affordable price tag on the Emagiblocks, Emagispace has a lot to offer. Just recently, we’ve received $4.2 million in funding that was led by Alpha Edison. Maxam had a goal in mind when leaving production and got what he wanted! Read more to see what has gone into Emagispace.

    See full article: https://cmfenews.com/new-modular-block-construction-company-raise-us4-2-million-funding/

  •   The Gazette featured Emagispace in an article written about their set up, what went into getting where they are today, and their plans for the future. Clark and Noel Maxam have worked together to create a sustainable design, adaptable products, and a modular wall system. “I had to build a bar for a set … Continue reading "The Gazette Talks Building Blocks With Noel Maxam"
    The Gazette Article
     

    The Gazette featured Emagispace in an article written about their set up, what went into getting where they are today, and their plans for the future. Clark and Noel Maxam have worked together to create a sustainable design, adaptable products, and a modular wall system.

    "I had to build a bar for a set and couldn't afford to do that on the budget we had, so I set the scene in the basement of a bar and used a stack of empty beer boxes to reflect that," Noel Maxam said. "I didn't know if then, but it was a germ of an idea. Much later, I started looking at the idea of putting up sets myself and thought 'why not have building blocks for adults?'" Maxam has been working on this idea for the past 25 years.  Once he had the design, Maxam and a former UCCS colleague figured out how to create the connections between the panels using their fiberboards to make a stable and durable, temporary wall component.

    Clark found Little Colorado, a Denver manufacturing company that agreed to manufacture the wood panels. A company in Los Angeles makes the plastic interconnecting components and together they have a working building block system! The company officially took off in 2013 when the Maxam brothers got the patent for their idea. It has taken Noel a while to get where he is today, but his hard worked has paid off.

    Read more of Gazette’s article here to learn more about how Emagispace got started. http://gazette.com/larkspur-company-develops-a-better-fake-wall/article/1561915

  •   Sony’s Screen Gems started using smaller and cheaper cameras to make bigger movies. Sony just announced that its new horror film “Cadaver” will be shot with a Sony s7 II that costs $3,000. Sony claims that the S7 camera is perfect because “it allows us opportunities we might not otherwise get.” Screen Gems decided … Continue reading "IndieWire Shows Off Sony’s Step Towards Sustainability"
    Indie Wire Article
     

    Sony’s Screen Gems started using smaller and cheaper cameras to make bigger movies. Sony just announced that its new horror film “Cadaver” will be shot with a Sony s7 II that costs $3,000. Sony claims that the S7 camera is perfect because “it allows us opportunities we might not otherwise get.”

    Screen Gems decided to go eco-friendly on their cadaver. They now use Emagispace’s eco-friendly, sustainable design building block system to construct their sets. However, the environmental consciousness was not the only reason they decided to use Emagispace. “Emagispace allowed us to build 20-foot set walls in half the time of traditional lumber-based sets, and then save the building blocks for future productions,” said Gainor. “So in essence, the walls went up in half the time and cut waste by about 50%. It was a win-win.”

    Many companies are starting to find ways to make their products and productions more efficient. Emagispace offers a lot for sustainable, adaptable and reusable interior design builds and can create temporary walls in a short amount of time. Read more about our feature in IndieWires articles here: http://www.indiewire.com/2017/01/screen-gems-cadaver-sony-as7-cameras-1201770003/

  • “Los Angeles-based Emagispace, a developer of “green” building block technology, disclosed today that it has raised $4.2M in a Series A funding. The funding was co-led by Circle Ventures and Alpha Edison, and also included Jeremy Zimmer (UTA), 54 Madison, and others. The company’s products are currently used for modular workspaces, tradeshow displays and booths, retail … Continue reading "SocalTech Shows Sustainability With Emagispace"
    Socal Tech Article

    “Los Angeles-based Emagispace, a developer of "green" building block technology, disclosed today that it has raised $4.2M in a Series A funding. The funding was co-led by Circle Ventures and Alpha Edison, and also included Jeremy Zimmer (UTA), 54 Madison, and others. The company's products are currently used for modular workspaces, tradeshow displays and booths, retail space, and more.” http://www.socaltech.com/emagispace_takes_4__m/s-0071297.html

  • People believe that modular design could be the future of interior buildouts and tenant improvements. Emagispace is a Los Angeles-based modular design company that launched a modular building block system. Emagiblocks allows for personal customization and design. The new Emagiblocks use modular panels and very few tools are then required for the moveable walls. It … Continue reading "BISNOW Talks Walls With Emagispace"
    Bisnow Article

    People believe that modular design could be the future of interior buildouts and tenant improvements. Emagispace is a Los Angeles-based modular design company that launched a modular building block system. Emagiblocks allows for personal customization and design. The new Emagiblocks use modular panels and very few tools are then required for the moveable walls. It takes the company a fraction of the time to complete a build out with Emagiblocks.

     

    Emagiblocks are packed and shipped in a 10-by-10 flat package and can fit in almost any trunk and closet. After Noel Maxam, CEO and founder, saw the waste of theatre sets getting torn down and broken after each set, he saw a need for something new. Emagiblocks are a sustainable design and have many different uses.

     

    Sony and Revlon are some of Emagispace’s current customers. Emagispace recently received $4.2 million in Series A funding. With that money, the company will continue to grow and make a larger product line.

     

    Read more about Emagispace® at www.bisnow.com.

       
  • Funding Snapshot: Interior Construction and Design Startup Emagispace Snags $4.2 Million Series A Company: Emagispace Amount invested: $4.2 million Series/Round: Series A Investors: Alpha Edison (lead), Jeremy Zimmer, Circle Ventures and 54 Madison Company description: Developer of a sustainable building block technology that makes it possible to re-imagine the construction of interior space.   Subscribers … Continue reading "Wall Street Journal Venture Capital"
    WSJ Article

    Funding Snapshot: Interior Construction and Design Startup Emagispace Snags $4.2 Million Series A

    Company: Emagispace

    Amount invested: $4.2 million

    Series/Round: Series A

    Investors: Alpha Edison (lead), Jeremy Zimmer, Circle Ventures and 54 Madison

    Company description: Developer of a sustainable building block technology that makes it possible to re-imagine the construction of interior space.

     

    Subscribers can learn more about Emagispace here.

     
  • Most people play with building blocks as a child, but usually outgrow them quickly. Noel Maxam, CEO and founder of Emagispace, did not outgrow building blocks. In fact, he created a company that evolves around the building block system. He created an interior modular wall system company that uses building blocks to take the ease … Continue reading "TechCrunch Interviews CEO Noel Maxam"
    Tech Crunch Article

    Most people play with building blocks as a child, but usually outgrow them quickly. Noel Maxam, CEO and founder of Emagispace, did not outgrow building blocks. In fact, he created a company that evolves around the building block system. He created an interior modular wall system company that uses building blocks to take the ease and stress off building that perfect interior design. Techcrunch recently interviewed Maxam on the recent funding his company received.

     

    Maxam was producing soap operas at a film school when the idea came to him. He was frustrated with the difficult process of moving and building large and irregular sets. He then moved forward with his idea and received a patent. After that Maxam said, “Things just snowballed.” Right now, Sony and Maker Studios are using his Emagiblock system for their film sets. But that is not the only use of them: they can also be used for retail shops, trade show displays, office partitions, and so much more.

     

    Emagispace has been in use by some companies for about two years. The price is $15.50 per square foot, but Maxam says they do make deals based on volume. They currently have 12 full-time employees, with representatives in states all over the United States. There are two different offerings of the Emagiblocks because some people do want to build out and use their own decorations.

     

    Get more inside scoop about Emagispace here

       
  • Contract Furnishing News released an article about how “Modular design could be the future of tenant improvements and interior build outs.” Modular design is an idea that is catching on in the interior design world, and designers don’t see it going anywhere anytime soon. Emagispace created a building block modular wall system that allows for … Continue reading "Contract Furnishing News Sees Opportunity In Emagispace"
    Contract Furnishing News

    Contract Furnishing News released an article about how “Modular design could be the future of tenant improvements and interior build outs.” Modular design is an idea that is catching on in the interior design world, and designers don’t see it going anywhere anytime soon. Emagispace created a building block modular wall system that allows for interior customizations.

     

    Recently, Emagispace received $4.2 million in Series A Funding led by Alpha Edison. The funds will be used to expand the company’s product line. Read the article here about the “future of tenant improvements:”

        
  • Our modular construction company, Emagispace, recently raised $4.2 million in Series A funding led by Alpha Edison and later accompanied by a few others. We manufacture building blocks that can be used to build interior gallery system art displays, cubicle walls, tradeshow displays, living spaces and much more!   Noel Maxam, founder and CEO, first … Continue reading "MobileScout Takes A Peek Into Emagispace"
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    Our modular construction company, Emagispace, recently raised $4.2 million in Series A funding led by Alpha Edison and later accompanied by a few others. We manufacture building blocks that can be used to build interior gallery system art displays, cubicle walls, tradeshow displays, living spaces and much more!

     

    Noel Maxam, founder and CEO, first thought of the idea while he was building store sets for a film school. He came across some complications but partnered with an MIT engineer to manufacture blocks that were sustainable and durable. The modular wall system is made of fiberboard panels made out of sawdust, wood chips and recycled newspapers. Emagispace also offers different styles of the Emagiblocks. You can have a privacy pod, an accent wall, or the regular Emagiblock!

     

    There are currently 12 full-time employees working for our company and we are quickly growing! Learn more about our recent venture here

       
  • Each month Fortune releases a “term sheet” updated with companies’ latest venture deals. The last week of July, Emagispace was discussed in Fortune’s article. Companies ranged in products from Slack, Snapdeal, Viacom Inc. to PhysIQ, the article lists them all.   Emagispace, a Los Angeles-based company that makes interior design and construction simpler, recently raised … Continue reading "Emagispace, Fortune, And Venture Deals"
    Fortune Article

    Each month Fortune releases a “term sheet” updated with companies’ latest venture deals. The last week of July, Emagispace was discussed in Fortune’s article. Companies ranged in products from Slack, Snapdeal, Viacom Inc. to PhysIQ, the article lists them all.

     

    Emagispace, a Los Angeles-based company that makes interior design and construction simpler, recently raised $4.2 million in Series A Funding. Alpha Edison led the funding and was shortly joined by Circle Ventures, Jeremy Zimmer and 54 Madison. They loved CEO and founder Noel Maxam’s concept of a sustainable design, affordable products and adaptable modular building blocks.

     

    Read more of this article to see other companies’ ventures deals and to learn more about Emagispace’s latest venture!

        
  • Built in Los Angeles: Tech Roundup discusses large tech companies that have recently made a change, as well as three companies that have received significant funding. Emagispace recently received $4.2 million in funding to help the company take off. Circle Ventures and Alpha Edison are the two investors that made the funding happen. They believed … Continue reading "Built In Los Angeles Tech Roundup"

    Built in Los Angeles: Tech Roundup discusses large tech companies that have recently made a change, as well as three companies that have received significant funding. Emagispace recently received $4.2 million in funding to help the company take off. Circle Ventures and Alpha Edison are the two investors that made the funding happen. They believed in Emagispace’s modular wall system and see a future for the company and how several industries can be impacted by it.

     

    Emagispace develops environmental friendly construction materials to create the space you have been dreaming of. It is designed to be more efficient, faster and affordable to help you achieve that perfect space. Read more of this article to see what other technology companies have been up to, as well as ours!

        
  • CEO and founder of Emagispace, Noel Maxam, recently steered away from the production world to launch a modular wall system company. Maxam teamed up with an MIT engineer to produce a sustainable design that met his measurements and durability tests. His goal was to create temporary walls, and something that is adaptable and has the … Continue reading "New Modular Block Construction Company Raise $4.2 Million Funding"
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    CEO and founder of Emagispace, Noel Maxam, recently steered away from the production world to launch a modular wall system company. Maxam teamed up with an MIT engineer to produce a sustainable design that met his measurements and durability tests. His goal was to create temporary walls, and something that is adaptable and has the ability to change the look with interchangeable “skins.”

     

    The module fiberboard panels are made of sawdust, recycled newspaper, wood chips, and featherweight ABS plastic for better connections to interlock the blocks. . These modular wall systems are currently being used in convention halls, office spaces, living spaces, college theatres, tradeshow displays and so much more.

     

    Other than the affordable price tag on the Emagiblocks, Emagispace has a lot to offer. Just recently, we’ve received $4.2 million in funding that was led by Alpha Edison. Maxam had a goal in mind when leaving production and got what he wanted! Read more to see what has gone into Emagispace.

       
  • Brothers, Noel and Clark Maxam co-founded Emagispace in 2015. Emagispace is a modular wall system that Noel created after years of frustration with studio budgets. Maxam never understood why sets were discarded after one or two uses and felt like it was a waste of money and time. Originally, Emagispace was a temporary wall idea … Continue reading "Taking Los Angeles By Storm"
    Los Angeles Business Journal

    Brothers, Noel and Clark Maxam co-founded Emagispace in 2015. Emagispace is a modular wall system that Noel created after years of frustration with studio budgets. Maxam never understood why sets were discarded after one or two uses and felt like it was a waste of money and time. Originally, Emagispace was a temporary wall idea for film and television productions, but it is now growing.

     

    Emagispace started off by being self-financed by the Maxam brothers, but recently received $4.2 million in Series A funding. Emagispace currently operates in downtown LA with manufacturers all over the United States. Emagispace has also moved on from just television and film sets. It targets a range of businesses including office space, retail, art display panels as well as tradeshow displays.

     

    Alan Reay, president of Atlas Realty Group says prefabrication spaces are growing. “The concept of movable walls is interesting. I can definitely see this picking up speed in the meeting space and conference room areas,” said Reay. The Emagiblocks currently come in three sizes and are $15.50 a square foot. Maxams goal is to offer more to all potential clients.

     

    Subscribers can learn more about the Maxam brother’s modular wall system from LA business Journal here

       
  • Offsite construction has gained a lot of attention over the past few years. Though it is not a new concept, it is a growing market in the construction world. As a result, many modular construction and prefabrication companies are starting to gain more validity. Some benefits with modular construction include more affordable prices, adaptable, and … Continue reading "Offsite Construction Startup Creates Buzz"
    CB Insights Article

    Offsite construction has gained a lot of attention over the past few years. Though it is not a new concept, it is a growing market in the construction world. As a result, many modular construction and prefabrication companies are starting to gain more validity. Some benefits with modular construction include more affordable prices, adaptable, and enhanced efficiency. Marriott was the first to open a modular hotel and now modular construction is growing worldwide. CB Insights illustrates how modular construction has received a lot of news and media attention over the last century.

     

    Building a temporary wall is now easier than you think. Modular construction is when building components are assembled in box-like modules and then delivered to the destination. Methods like prefabrication and offsite construction are helping modular construction. Emagispace, is a modular construction company that allows you to create the space you’ve always dreamed of with little effort necessary. Originally, Emagispace was found to decrease the struggles of building and transporting film sets. Now Emagispace has many different uses: from retail, to modular office spaces, to art and museum display panels.

     

    CB Insights discusses 14 offsite construction companies that are transforming the building industry right now. Emagispace made the list as one of the “early stage offsite construction companies to watch.” Be sure to check us out!

     

    Read more here

       
  • Emagispace created a sustainable design that allows one to recreate any space with adaptable walls for a fraction of the price and time. Emagispace raised $4.2 million in funding for their startup company to launch their modular wall system. CEO and founder, Noel Maxam, explains that it is all about finding the right investors who … Continue reading "LA Tech Watch"

    October 31, 2017

    LA TechWatch Interview

    Emagispace created a sustainable design that allows one to recreate any space with adaptable walls for a fraction of the price and time. Emagispace raised $4.2 million in funding for their startup company to launch their modular wall system. CEO and founder, Noel Maxam, explains that it is all about finding the right investors who are truly passionate about what you do. In an interview with LA TechWatch, Maxam described what went into the first steps of receiving funding and where he sees the company going in the future.

     

    Once you purchase the blocks, you are then able to purchase other skins. The skins allow you to change your design in almost any way you want. For example, you can add an accent wall to spice things up!

     

    Emagispace hopes to change the way you approach your next project. Whether you want to redesign your office or retail display, Emagispace can help. From easier construction to targeting almost every audience, you are sure to find a use for the Emagiblocks modular wall system. Maxam claims the funding process was “very seamless!” and he discusses tips about receiving funding so other companies can achieve the same.

     

    Find out more here

       
  • CEO and founder, Noel Maxam, explains how he went from the Hollywood scene to modular office designs in an interview with The Tradeshow News Network. An Emmy award-winning director of over 3,500 television hours, Maxam, has created a company to transform your office space, retail display, art display panels, TV sets, as well as tradeshow … Continue reading "From Hollywood To Innovative Startup"
    TSSN Emagispace Interview

    CEO and founder, Noel Maxam, explains how he went from the Hollywood scene to modular office designs in an interview with The Tradeshow News Network. An Emmy award-winning director of over 3,500 television hours, Maxam, has created a company to transform your office space, retail display, art display panels, TV sets, as well as tradeshow displays.

     

    Since a young age, he has always had a knack for building, starting with creating sand castles and playing with Legos. Maxam saw a need for temporary walls when he needed to make budget cuts to maintain quality on the screen. He had a vision of creating a sustainable design in which you were able to separate the “skin” from the structure so that you have the option of changing the configuration down the line.

     

    So, you’re probably wondering how someone goes from 20 years in the TV/production world to creating a modular wall system. Maxam dives into the answers of how he got started in this business, the life span of his products, his experience in the trade show industry, how to build a temporary wall and so much more.

     

    Read more about Emagispace from his interview here

       
  • Brothers, Noel and Clark Maxam co-founded Emagispace in 2015. Emagispace is a modular wall system that Noel created after years of frustration with studio budgets. Maxam never understood why sets were discarded after one or two uses and felt like it was a waste of money and time. Originally, Emagispace was a temporary wall idea … Continue reading "Modular Wall Maker Puts Together Fund"
    Los Angeles Business Journal

    Brothers, Noel and Clark Maxam co-founded Emagispace in 2015. Emagispace is a modular wall system that Noel created after years of frustration with studio budgets. Maxam never understood why sets were discarded after one or two uses and felt like it was a waste of money and time. Originally, Emagispace was a temporary wall idea for film and television productions, but it is now growing.

    Emagispace started off by being self-financed by the Maxam brothers, but recently received $4.2 million in Series A funding. Emagispace currently operates in downtown LA with manufacturers all over the United States. Emagispace has also moved on from just television and film sets. It targets a range of businesses including office space, retail, art display panels as well as tradeshow displays.

    Alan Reay, president of Atlas Realty Group says prefabrication spaces are growing. “The concept of movable walls is interesting. I can definitely see this picking up speed in the meeting space and conference room areas,” said Reay. The Emagiblocks currently come in three sizes and are $15.50 a square foot. Maxams goal is to offer more to all potential clients.

    Subscribers can learn more about the Maxam brother’s modular wall system from LA business Journal here:

    http://labusinessjournal.com/accounts/login/?next=/news/2017/jul/28/modular-wall-maker-fund-manufacturing/

  • From CB Insights article: Piece By Piece: 14 Offsite Construction Companies Transforming The Building Industry   Offsite construction has gained a lot of attention over the past few years. Though it is not a new concept, it is a growing market in the construction world. As a result, many modular construction and prefabrication companies are … Continue reading "Early-stage offsite construction companies to watch"
    CB Insights Article

    From CB Insights article: Piece By Piece: 14 Offsite Construction Companies Transforming The Building Industry

     

    Offsite construction has gained a lot of attention over the past few years. Though it is not a new concept, it is a growing market in the construction world. As a result, many modular construction and prefabrication companies are starting to gain more validity. Some benefits with modular construction include more affordable prices, adaptable, and enhanced efficiency. Marriott was the first to open a modular hotel and now modular construction is growing worldwide. CB Insights illustrates how modular construction has received a lot of news and media attention over the last century.

    Building a temporary wall is now easier than you think. Modular construction is when building components are assembled in box-like modules and then delivered to the destination. Methods like prefabrication and offsite construction are helping modular construction. Emagispace, is a modular construction company that allows you to create the space you’ve always dreamed of with little effort necessary. Originally, Emagispace was found to decrease the struggles of building and transporting film sets. Now Emagispace has many different uses: from retail, to modular office spaces, to art and museum display panels.

    CB Insights discusses 14 offsite construction companies that are transforming the building industry right now. Emagispace made the list as one of the “early stage offsite construction companies to watch.” Be sure to check us out!

    Read more here: https://www.cbinsights.com/research/offsite-construction-tech-startups/

  •   Emagispace created a sustainable design that allows one to recreate any space with adaptable walls for a fraction of the price and time. Emagispace raised $4.2 million in funding for their startup company to launch their modular wall system. CEO and founder, Noel Maxam, explains that it is all about finding the right investors … Continue reading "This Startup Just Raised $4.2M So You Can Build Your Workspace Block-by-Block"
    LA TechWatch Interview
     

    Emagispace created a sustainable design that allows one to recreate any space with adaptable walls for a fraction of the price and time. Emagispace raised $4.2 million in funding for their startup company to launch their modular wall system. CEO and founder, Noel Maxam, explains that it is all about finding the right investors who are truly passionate about what you do. In an interview with LA TechWatch, Maxam described what went into the first steps of receiving funding and where he sees the company going in the future.

    Once you purchase the blocks, you are then able to purchase other skins. The skins allow you to change your design in almost any way you want. For example, you can add an accent wall to spice things up!

    Emagispace hopes to change the way you approach your next project. Whether you want to redesign your office or retail display, Emagispace can help. From easier construction to targeting almost every audience, you are sure to find a use for the Emagiblocks modular wall system. Maxam claims the funding process was “very seamless!” and he discusses tips about receiving funding so other companies can achieve the same.

    Find out more here: http://www.latechwatch.com/2017/08/la-startup-emagispace-raised-4-2m-can-build-workspace-block-block/

  • Colorado Springs Gazette By Wayne Heilman January 26, 2015   Clark and Noel Maxam’s Emagispace is anything but an overnight success.   Noel Maxam, a longtime television soap opera producer in Los Angeles, came up with the idea for temporary walls used in theatrical, television and movie productions while he was a student at Carnegie … Continue reading "Emagispace emerges: Colorado company’s temporary walls set up, tear down swiftly"

    Colorado Springs Gazette

    By Wayne Heilman

    January 26, 2015

     

    Clark and Noel Maxam's Emagispace is anything but an overnight success.

     

    Noel Maxam, a longtime television soap opera producer in Los Angeles, came up with the idea for temporary walls used in theatrical, television and movie productions while he was a student at Carnegie Mellon University and built his first prototype in 1989.

    "I had to build a bar for a set and couldn't afford to do that on the budget we had, so I set the scene in the basement of a bar and used a stack of empty beer boxes to reflect that," Noel Maxam said. "I didn't know if then, but it was a germ of an idea. Much later, I started looking at the idea of putting up sets myself and thought 'why not have building blocks for adults?'"

     

    During the next nearly 25 years, he experimented with using aluminum, plastic and wood and had 35 engineering drawings made of the product until he came up with a design that worked - medium-density quarter-inch fiber board made from sawmill waste and interconnecting plastic blocks that are screwed into the fiberboard. The result was a lightweight wall that could be assembled and taken apart quickly, and that didn't require much storage space when disassembled.

     

    Colorado College's Theater and Dance Department became Emagispace's first customer after Paul Martin, the department's technical director, saw a prototype in March and bought three wall sections in August after the company completed its first production run. The college is using the temporary walls to display art in the IDEA (InterDisciplinary Experimental Arts) Space, a gallery, performance and events venue in the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center.

     

    "I like the versatility. You can use them as wall and can install doors and windows quickly. It frees up time for me since a lot of departments at the college look for theatrical flats (large sheets of plywood) to display art," said Martin, who now is a technical consultant to Emagispace. "I can give these to a student to install on their own. Most of the time in the theater world, you spend 80 percent of your time building the set and the rest making it pretty. Now we can spend more time on making it pretty."

     

    Noel Maxam's brother Clark, who manages the company from his Larkspur home, said the only tool needed to assemble the walls is an electric screwdriver, and assembly of a 10-foot-by-10-foot wall takes about 30 minutes. When taken apart, the walls take up a 3½-foot by 4-foot by 9-inch space. He said the speed of assembly and small storage footprint mean the wall components also can be used for temporary office space such as co-working venues, in retail stores and perhaps even in the rental storage unit industry for temporary shelving.

     

    "It has taken a while to get the right design, but once I did I got my brother on board and because he really understands business, finance and serving more than just one market, we started to make it a business," Noel Maxam said.

     

    Clark Maxam, a former professor of entrepreneurial finance at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, teamed with former UCCS colleague Michael Larson and his Mind Rocket product development company to hone in on a workable design. It didn't hurt that Clark also had dabbled in the construction industry and had built more than a few walls, though usually with drywall panels nailed to wood studs.

     

    "Michael had the design, engineering and prototyping that we needed, and over the course of a year to a year and a half, we honed in on how to do the connections (between the panels) and use the medium-density fiberboard to make a stable wall component," Clark Maxam said.

     

    The brothers formed Emagispace in Larkspur in mid-2013 and immediately got a patent for the temporary wall design. They spent the next year in research and development with prototypes to make sure the product could be easily manufactured.

     

    "We had three or four versions and were still refining our design at the very end. It is a simple idea, but it took a lot of time, though, engineering and design to get the product to where it is today," Clark Maxam said. "We ended up spending between the low- and midsix figures to get to this stage on research and development, patents and production tooling."

     

    Clark Maxam found Little Colorado, a Denver manufacturer of children's toys, to manufacture the wood panels and a Los Angeles company to make the interconnecting plastic components, which are shipped to Larkspur and assembled as the company gets orders.

     

    A 10-foot-by-10-foot section of Emagispace walls sells for about $1,500. For more information, go to www.emagi space.com.

     

    Read the full article on The Gazette here.

     
  • SF Gate included CEO and Co-Founder Noel Maxam in a roundup piece about 10 Hollywood disrupters who are revolutionizing the movie space.   The article mentions that Maxam has directed, written or produced over 3,500 hours of television on CBS, NBC, Disney and Nick-at- Nite — and grew frustrated with the time, cost and storage … Continue reading "CEO Noel Maxam Named to 2017 Innovators List in SF GATE"

    SF Gate included CEO and Co-Founder Noel Maxam in a roundup piece about 10 Hollywood disrupters who are revolutionizing the movie space.

     

    The article mentions that Maxam has directed, written or produced over 3,500 hours of television on CBS, NBC, Disney and Nick-at- Nite — and grew frustrated with the time, cost and storage needs of traditional set construction, and the environmental waste when they were ultimately scrapped. So the Emmy winner founded a company whose patented EmagiBlock platform greatly reduces the cost, money and time required for interior construction.

     

    To read more about how Maxam is revolutionizing Hollywood, read the full article here.

  • Emagispace Press Coverage Summaries CEO and founder, Noel Maxam, explains how he went from the Hollywood scene to modular office designs in an interview with The Tradeshow News Network. An Emmy award-winning director of over 3,500 television hours, Maxam, has created a company to transform your office space, retail display, art display panels, TV sets, … Continue reading "Trade Show News Network"

    September 26, 2017

    TSSN Emagispace Interview

    Emagispace Press Coverage Summaries

    CEO and founder, Noel Maxam, explains how he went from the Hollywood scene to modular office designs in an interview with The Tradeshow News Network. An Emmy award-winning director of over 3,500 television hours, Maxam, has created a company to transform your office space, retail display, art display panels, TV sets, as well as tradeshow displays.

    Since a young age, he has always had a knack for building, starting with creating sand castles and playing with Legos. Maxam saw a need for temporary walls when he needed to make budget cuts to maintain quality on the screen. He had a vision of creating a sustainable design in which you were able to separate the “skin” from the structure so that you have the option of changing the configuration down the line.

    So, you’re probably wondering how someone goes from 20 years in the TV/production world to creating a modular wall system. Maxam dives into the answers of how he got started in this business, the life span of his products, his experience in the trade show industry, how to build a temporary wall and so much more.

    Read more about Emagispace from his interview here: http://www.tsnn.com/news/interview-noel-maxam-translating-hollywood-imagination-innovative-exhibit-design

  • Variety Magazine published an article featuring Emagispace’s innovative building block technology used in various movie sets.   The article notes that “Screen Gems became Emagispace’s first big customer, using its system on a pair of features. The first, ‘Cadaver,’ shot at New England Studios in Massachusetts, where construction coordinator Ted Suchecki says he used it … Continue reading "Emagispace Featured in Variety Magazine"

    Variety Magazine published an article featuring Emagispace's innovative building block technology used in various movie sets.

     

    The article notes that "Screen Gems became Emagispace’s first big customer, using its system on a pair of features. The first, 'Cadaver,' shot at New England Studios in Massachusetts, where construction coordinator Ted Suchecki says he used it to build walls in assembly-line fashion. 'It was super quick,' he affirms."

     

    The full article can be accessed here.

PRESS RELEASES

  •   Emagispace®, the startup interior construction and design innovator, today announced the appointment of David Kirshenbaum to CEO as part of a planned leadership transition that moves Noel Maxam, co-founder and former CEO, to the board. The transition follows the company’s successful Series B funding round, which raised Emagispace’s total financing to over $9 million … Continue reading "Emagispace Readies for Expansion, Names New CEO in Planned Leadership Transition"
     

    Emagispace®, the startup interior construction and design innovator, today announced the appointment of David Kirshenbaum to CEO as part of a planned leadership transition that moves Noel Maxam, co-founder and former CEO, to the board. The transition follows the company’s successful Series B funding round, which raised Emagispace’s total financing to over $9 million in under two years.  Kirshenbaum will lead Emagispace’s international expansion and will extend the company’s presence in fast-growing segments like commercial office and agile retail.

     

    According to Fast Company, which named Emagispace among the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in 2018, the company’s approach has made designing interior spaces flexible, cost efficient, and sustainable, which has drawn the attention of commercial office, commercial retailers, concert venue owners, set designers, and even disaster relief organizers looking to build temporary shelters.

     

    “The demand for Emagispace’s EmagiKit solutions, for which the building blocks are the backbone, is growing exponentially, and we have to scale organizationally to stay ahead of demand in this and other key markets,” said Noel and Clark Maxam (Co-Founders). “David has the fire in his belly to execute the vision that the board has for the future of Emagispace, and that’s why we know he’s the right person for the job.”

     

    The idea for Emagispace came to Noel in his other career as a multi-Emmy-award winning director, writer and producer, where he grew frustrated with the expense, complexity, storage needs, and waste associated with building and tearing down sets.  Noel saw first-hand the need for this innovative, flexible, and sustainable building system.  With numerous patents under his belt, Noel evangelizes the infinite use cases across a variety of industries.

     

    Kirshenbaum joins Emagispace after successfully leading Hilco Real Estate’s Corporate Services Group, which grew dramatically under his five-year leadership. Prior to joining Hilco Real Estate, David was SVP of residential and retail operations and COO with Joseph Freed and Associates, a Chicago-based developer, manager and owner of large-scale urban retail, residential and mixed-use projects. Previously, he served as COO and then President of LR Development Company, a Chicago-based developer focused on affordable, adaptive re-use and high-end residential developments. As part of the senior management team, LR grew ten-fold over the course of five years prior to a sale of the company to the Related Companies in 2000.

     

    “This position is truly the embodiment of my 30+ years of experience in the real estate industry,” said Kirshenbaum. “I believe Emagispace is the future of construction and design and is going to shape the way several industries evolve – leading this company forward is an opportunity I could not pass up. The need for flexible EmagiBlock technology in the co-working, retail, event marketing, and entertainment spaces is clear.  We see economies around the world moving toward modularization sustainability and heightened flexibility, and Emagispace is ready to become a significant player in these evolving markets.”

     

    “Throughout his career, David has developed strong relationships with investors and entrepreneurs. He is not scared to take calculated risks and knows how to maximize a business’s potential,” said Maxam. “Emagispace has expanded personnel by 70 percent in 2018, and one of Kirshenbaum’s first initiatives will be to create a culture of growth and mentorship within the organization to continue to retain and recruit the best talent.”

     

    “When looking for a CEO to lead Emagispace into our next stage of business maturation, we wanted to ensure we found the right leader who had a proven track record of success,” said co-founder Clark Maxam. “David’s vision to create a culture of imagination, teamwork, and mentorship to our employees is exactly what we need to continue our significant arc of growth in the near future.”

     

    Kirshenbaum holds a bachelor’s degree from Emory University, a juris doctorate from Northwestern University School of Law, and a master’s of business administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. David has been an adjunct professor at Northwestern Law and is a guest lecturer at colleges, business schools, and law schools around the country.   He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Industrial Asset Management Council, ACG, Chicago Real Estate Council (where he is a board member) and Surplus Property Roundtable. Kirshenbaum is the local Chairman of the Board of the Chicago chapter of America Needs You, a national organization focused on mentoring underprivileged first-generation college students. Finally, Kirshenbaum is an active private investor having invested in Emagispace, other companies in the modular construction space as well as a variety of healthy food and technology startup/incubation companies.

     

    For more information about Emagispace, and how it can help re-imagine your next space, (844) 949-2557 or visit the website at www.emagispace.com.

     

    TWEET IT: Emagi-this: @Emagispace appoints new CEO, David Kirshenbaum effective immediately. #StartupLife

     

  •   Emagispace®, a building block technology company with a physical product that revolutionizes the construction of interior spaces in which people live, work and play, has raised $5.06M in its Series B funding round led by Alpha Edison.   The funding underscores the momentum Emagispace achieved in 2017, a year that closed with key additions … Continue reading "Emagispace® Raises $5.06M in Series B Funding to Accelerate Expansion and Product Innovation"
     

    Emagispace®, a building block technology company with a physical product that revolutionizes the construction of interior spaces in which people live, work and play, has raised $5.06M in its Series B funding round led by Alpha Edison.

     

    The funding underscores the momentum Emagispace achieved in 2017, a year that closed with key additions to the executive team, exciting product innovation, solid partnerships and solid revenue growth.

     

    In its first year, Emagispace re-imagined the way organizations look at interior construction by offering a versatile, reusable building platform that can be constructed – and infinitely reconfigured and re-purposed – at a fraction of the time, effort and cost of traditional construction. The company was even named among the Top 10 World’s Most Innovative Companies in Live Events for 2018 by Fast Company.

     

    “The Emagispace platform was conceptualized around the idea that building elegant, versatile interior space doesn’t have to come with a hefty price tag,” said Noel Maxam, co-founder and CEO of Emagispace. “The market potential for our products is significant, and this Series B investment from our partners including Alpha Edison, US News, Fischer Capital Investments, March Capital Partners and Jeremy Zimmer, CEO of UTA further validates the ingenuity of our building block technology and need to evolve beyond traditional stick-frame construction.”

     

    The funding will allow Emagispace to bolster its current EmagiKit™ offerings, which allow unparalleled design flexibility by enabling fast, easy, non-disruptive assembly of products in the workspace. The first expansion will focus on the company’s Privacy Pod Plus, leveraging patented EmagiBlock technology that delivers reliable performance at a fraction of the cost of most phone booths on the market today.

     

    The product will include all the same features as the company’s traditional Privacy Pod, but will also feature:

     
    • Full insulation and sealed, double-paned door with soft closed hinges for ultimate sound resistance
    • Dimmable light switch with indirect LED lighting to fight fatigue
    • Adjustable work desk for personal comfort
     

    “Thanks to this latest round of funding, we’ll be able to offer high-performance, cost-effective upgrade on the personal privacy solution that our customers already love,” said Maxam. “We worked closely with industry-leading companies and top dealers around the country to develop this exciting update that will further empower employees to be more productive and satisfied in the workplace.”

     

    For more information about Emagispace, and how it can help re-imagine your next space, call (844) 949-2557 or visit the website at www.emagispace.com.

     

    TWEET IT: Emagi-this: @Emagispace raises #SeriesB funding to aid its mission in thinking outside the blocks! #StartUpLife

  • (COLORADO SPRINGS) – Emagispace®, a building block technology platform that revolutionizes the construction of interior spaces, recently announced that it has been named among the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Live Events for 2018 by Fast Company. The honor is part of the publication’s Most Innovative Companies (MIC) issue, which celebrates the leading enterprises … Continue reading "Fast Company Names Emagispace as Top 10 Most Innovative Company in Live Events"

    (COLORADO SPRINGS) – Emagispace®, a building block technology platform that revolutionizes the construction of interior spaces, recently announced that it has been named among the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Live Events for 2018 by Fast Company. The honor is part of the publication’s Most Innovative Companies (MIC) issue, which celebrates the leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in business and innovation. 

    Emagispace earned the No. 10 spot on the Top 10 Live Events list this year for its innovative design approach of making interior spaces flexible, cost efficient and sustainable.  The Emagispace platform allows unparalleled design flexibility because it plugs-and plays with an almost infinite number of products. Throughout 2017, Emagispace provided modular building block solutions to create office build-outs, performance sets, gallery displays, concert, stage, event backdrops and many more versatile construction projects. 

    “Our goal at Emagispace has always been to re-imagine what’s possible for the construction of interior space,” said Noel Maxam, founder and CEO of Emagispace. “Receiving this award, and standing alongside such successful leaders in the innovative space, is truly an honor. This is not only a validation of our team’s hard work, but also a testament to how Emagispace can provide innovative solutions across a variety of use cases.” 

    Fast Company's Top 10 lists recognize pioneering companies across 36 categories, from live events to artificial intelligence to wellness. More than three dozen Fast Company editors, reporters, and contributors surveyed thousands of companies—many of which were identified by a new MIC submission process—to create these lists. Most Innovative Companies is Fast Company’s signature franchise and one of its most highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year. It provides both a snapshot and a roadmap for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors of the economy. 

    “This year’s MIC list is an inspiring and insightful window into how many companies have embraced innovation and are working to make meaningful change,” said Fast Company deputy editor David Lidsky, who oversaw the issue with senior editor Amy Farley. 

    Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies issue (March-April 2018) is now available online at www.fastcompany.com/MIC, as well as in app form via iTunes and on newsstands beginning February 27. 

    For more information about Emagispace, and how it can help re-imagine your next space, call (844) 949-2557 or visit the website at www.emagispace.com

    TWEET IT: Check out the lastest @FastCompany issue, and take a peek at the big things @Emagispace is doing on the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies list! #FCMostInnovative 

    About Emagispace® Inc.

    Emagispace® Inc. is an interior construction and design innovator that has developed sustainable building block technology to re-imagine what’s possible for the construction of interior spaces. The company was founded in 2015 when Emmy® Award-winning TV executive producer and director Noel Maxam grew frustrated with the time, cost and storage needs of traditional set construction, and the environmental waste when ultimately scrapped. 

    Emagispace’s patented EmagiBlock® platform greatly reduces the cost, mess and time required for an interior construction build across a diverse range of industries including Office, Trade Shows, Retail, Art galleries and Museums, TV/film/theatre, Warehouses, Storage, and more, with code compliance for a vast array of industries and uses.  For more information, visit www.emagispace.com

    About Fast Company

    Fast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethical economics, leadership, and design. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, one of the U.S.’s leading media companies. ###

  • (COLORADO SPRINGS) – Emagispace®, a building block technology company with a physical product that revolutionizes the construction of interior spaces in which people live, work and play, recently teamed up with Creative Graphics Services (CGS) to provide 563 linear feet of wall, nearly 2 football fields, in 1.5 days for events leading up to this … Continue reading "Emagispace Partners with Creative Graphics Services for The Big Game"

    (COLORADO SPRINGS)Emagispace®, a building block technology company with a physical product that revolutionizes the construction of interior spaces in which people live, work and play, recently teamed up with Creative Graphics Services (CGS) to provide 563 linear feet of wall, nearly 2 football fields, in 1.5 days for events leading up to this past weekend’s Big Game.

     

    “It is an honor to have partnered with CGS on creating an exciting atmosphere and a once-in-a-lifetime experience for attendees at the Big Game’s interactive theme park,” said Noel Maxam, founder and CEO of Emagispace. “We are committed to creating versatile, re-usable and long-lasting products, which is why partnering with CGS, who has been part of this event for 29 years, was a great fit. We hope to continue this partnership for years to come.”

     

    Emagispace’s interlocking building blocks, called EmagiBlocks®, were installed in the Minneapolis Convention Center as part of the Big Game’s interactive experience, just blocks from U.S. Bank Stadium where the Eagles took home this year’s championship trophy. The barrier walls featured the game’s logo adhered by CGS that were seen by more than 70,000 in attendance.

     

    “CGS was charged with locating a solution that provides public space separation with a higher level of structural integrity than traditional systems,” said Jim Niner, vice president at CGS. “The innovative and flexible technology engineered by Emagispace is revolutionizing interior construction while providing the CGS team a blank canvas for high impact branded graphics.  We look forward to expanding our use of the Emagiblock system!”

     

    For the game, Emagiblocks were prebuilt in order to meet installation time and labor constraints. While sporting event, tradeshow and concert venues often face challenges of creating well-designed “eye popping” spaces that attract attention, are cost-effective, and are simple to ship and assemble, Emagispace offers a solution that allows its products to adapt to customer needs and can be reconfigured and repurposed for years to come.

     

    For more information about Emagispace, and how it can help re-imagine your next space, call (844) 949-2557 or visit the website at www.emagispace.com.

     

    About Emagispace® Inc.

    Emagispace® Inc. is an interior construction and design innovator that has developed sustainable building block technology to re-imagine what’s possible for the construction of  interior spaces. The company was founded in 2015 when Emmy® Award-winning TV executive producer and director Noel Maxam grew frustrated with the time, cost and storage needs of traditional set construction, and the environmental waste when ultimately scrapped.

     

    Emagispace’s patented EmagiBlock® platform greatly reduces the cost, mess and time required for an interior construction build across a diverse range of industries including Office, Trade Shows, Retail, Art galleries and Museums, TV/film/theatre, Warehouses, Storage, and more, with code compliance for a vast array of industries and uses.  For more information, visit www.emagispace.com.

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  • (COLORADO SPRINGS) – Emagispace®, a building block technology company with a physical product that revolutionizes the construction of interior spaces in which people live, work and play, recently partnered with Screen Gems to provide EmagiBlocks® as set backdrops for the movie, Proud Mary.   “At Emagispace, we have a passion for providing our customers with … Continue reading "Emagispace Partners with Screen Gems in Proud Mary Movie with Eco-Friendly Sets"

    (COLORADO SPRINGS) – Emagispace®, a building block technology company with a physical product that revolutionizes the construction of interior spaces in which people live, work and play, recently partnered with Screen Gems to provide EmagiBlocks® as set backdrops for the movie, Proud Mary.

     

    “At Emagispace, we have a passion for providing our customers with innovative solutions, and with Screen Gems, given its focus on a greener world, it makes sense they chose EmagiBlocks on their Proud Mary set,” said Noel Maxam, founder and CEO of Emagispace. “Creating sustainable products is at the top of our priority list, and production teams, like Screen Gems, realize the importance for the film industry to invest in re-useable solutions.”

     

    With Emagiblocks, Screen Gems built 20-foot set walls for the Proud Mary scenes of Benny’s office and Mary’s apartment. Modular EmagiBlocks eliminate waste by enabling the creation and re-creation of virtually anything, and have been re-used on several film and TV sets.

     

    “Emagispace is a fantastic partner. Not only are they providing a less disruptive and more cost-effective solution to traditional set builds, the blocks can be easily reconfigured and repurposed from set to set,” said Glenn Gainor, head of physical production, Screen Gems. Their mission to create eco-friendly products and cut back landfill waste is something we strongly believe in as part of our environmental initiative.”

     

    For more information about Emagispace, and how it can help re-imagine your next space, call (844) 949-2557 or visit the website at www.emagispace.com.

     

    TWEET IT: Emagi-this: @ProudMaryMovie used eco-friendly @Emagispace to build sets. Way to think outside of the blocks @SonyPictures! #GreenerWorld

     

    About Emagispace® Inc. Emagispace® Inc. is an interior construction and design innovator that has developed sustainable building block technology to re-imagine what’s possible for the construction of interior spaces. The company was founded in 2015 when Emmy® Award-winning TV executive producer and director Noel Maxam grew frustrated with the time, cost and storage needs of traditional set construction, and the environmental waste when ultimately scrapped.

     

    Emagispace’s patented EmagiBlock® platform greatly reduces the cost, mess and time required for an interior construction build across a diverse range of industries including Office, Trade Shows, Retail, Art galleries and Museums, TV/film/theatre, Warehouses, Storage, and more, with code compliance for a vast array of industries and uses. For more information, visit www.emagispace.com.

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