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Alexis is the CEO and Co-Founder of Cover, a Los Angeles based technology company that designs, manufactures, and installs custom backyard homes. Cover’s mission is to make thoughtfully designed and well-built homes for everyone using algorithms and robots. Alexis was previously an Architectural Designer and has been building since preschool when his teacher found it necessary to create building block height limitations as a result of his structures.

[0:35] – What is Cover?

[1:03] – Inefficiencies in the current home building model

[6:33] – Comparing automation of home building to car manufacturing

[13:18] – The importance of precision in Cover’s model

[16:42] – Cover’s Tesla-like growth strategy

[19:54] – The process behind building a Cover home

[28:58] – Vertically integrating the highly fragmented construction process

[36:07] – Backyard homes as MVPs

[37:42] – Cover’s plans for future expansion