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C2 Ventures raises new fund to invest in the “dull, dirty and dangerous”

C2 Ventures doesn’t invest in crypto, Web 3 or consumer companies, and it stays away from Silicon Valley startups. Instead, the New York City-based...

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Juragan Material is simplifying Indonesia’s complicated construction supply chain

Indonesia’s construction industry is large and growing quickly, but a lot of supply procurement is still done the old-fashioned way, through phone...

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Join secures new cash to build a ‘decision-making’ platform for construction

Join, a startup developing a collaborative 'decision-making' platform for construction and architecture, has raised $16 million in a...

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As markets go down, government tech spending stays steady: How can investors tap in?

Despite the gloom, doom, and scramble for yield, one sector is often overlooked, where backing technology will produce returns no matter the state of...

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Upwork co-founder launches Ergeon, a startup that builds fences

Ergeon enables anyone to order construction projects like fences, driveways and more in the same way they order other products and services online.

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Constrafor grabs $106M in equity, credit to finance construction subcontractors

Constrafor provides a lending program so subcontractors don't have to wait months to get paid.

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5 construction tech investors analyze 2022 trends and opportunities

"It is difficult to find a project manager who is willing to take the risk to implement bleeding-edge tech on their project," said Heinrich...

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AI-powered construction management platform Buildots lands $60M

Buildots, a startup developing a construction management platform powered in part by AI and computer vision, has raised $60 million in venture...

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Dusty’s construction robots raise another $45M

Dusty Robotics operates in the construction space, which has seen increased focus for automation proponents. It just raised $45M from Scale Venture...

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Speckle snags $5.5M seed to build open source platform for 3D drawings

The founders of Speckle, an early-stage startup based in London, are both trained architects and engineers, probably a rare combination. It enabled...

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PassiveLogic, which creates digital twins of building systems, raises $15M

PassiveLogic, whose platform creates digital twins of building systems, has raised $15 million in an investment from Brookfield.

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AI-powered building design platform BeamUP emerges from stealth with $15M

BeamUP, a startup developing an AI-powered building design platform, has raised $15 million in a venture round. It plans to use the funds to expand...

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Rugged’s construction layout robots land $9.4M

It’s been a little less than a year since we first noted Rugged Robotics. The Houston-based startup developed a robot that prints building layouts...

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Infrastructure bill could promote lean construction via data capture

Construction crews’ job site knowledge is rich with insights, and technology can convert these insights into process benchmarks to improve...

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Leko Labs gets $21M to build greener

Luxembourg-based Leko Labs, a construction startup that’s developing sustainable wood-based building materials as an alternative to steel and...

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Austria’s PlanRadar, which digitizes construction and real estate docs, raises $70M Series B

Back in March Vienna-based PlanRadar snapped up a €30 million Series A to digitize construction and real estate. The Austrian startup – a...

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Flexbase unveils construction industry’s first credit card

The company referred to the 60 days of interest-free financing as “a game-changer” for an industry where it typically takes over 100 days to get...

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The US infrastructure bill is a huge opportunity. Let’s not waste it

Infrastructure on this level will need robust changes that incorporate emerging technologies during design and construction, or much of the...

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Graneet thinks construction companies should switch from Excel to its tool

Meet Graneet, a French startup that just raised a $2.8 million seed round (€2.4 million) led by Point Nine and Foundamental. Graneet is a vertical...

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Y Combinator-backed CostCertified lands $8.45M to build the ‘Amazon for construction’

CostCertified, a Canadian startup which provides real-time, interactive residential construction estimates, raised $8.45 million in a seed round of...

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Construction tech upstart Assignar adds a Fifth Wall with $20M Series B

Construction technology may not be the sexiest of industries, but it is one where tremendous opportunity lies — considering it has historically...

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Investment in construction automation is essential to rebuilding US infrastructure

One of the greatest problems facing the construction industry remains a lack of labor, making automation a necessity for moving forward with...

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Startups have about $1 trillion worth of reasons to love the Biden infrastructure plan

The sweeping infrastructure package put forward today by President Joe Biden comes with a price tag of roughly $2 trillion (and hefty tax hikes), but...

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Hong Kong-based viAct raises $2M for its automated construction monitoring platform

Hong Kong-based viAct helps construction sites perform around-the-clock monitoring with an AI-based cloud platform that combines computer vision,...

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Now approved in LA, Abodu’s backyard homes can now go from contract to completion in as little as 30 days

Abodu, one of a slew of startup companies pitching backyard homes and office spaces to Californians in an effort to help address the state’s...

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Drone data scanning company Skycatch announces a $25M raise

Skycatch today announced a $25 million raise, led by ADB Ventures and Wavemaker. Founded in 2013, the Bay Area-based company provides...

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Building-code compliance startup UpCodes gets $3.36M in pre-Series A funding

UpCodes, a startup that develops building-code compliance tools, announced today it has raised $3.36 million in pre-Series A funding. This brings its...

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SkyMul’s drones secure rebar on the fly to speed up construction

There are many jobs in the construction industry that fall under the “dull, dirty, and dangerous” category said to be ripe for automation...

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