Despite the hype, construction tech will be hard to disrupt

David Ward Contributor Share on Twitter David Ward is a 30-year tech industry veteran, entrepreneur and the CEO and founder of Safe Site Check In. From the outside looking in, the construction industry appears ripe for tech innovation. The industry represents 6.3% of...

Tiger Global leads $30M investment into Briq, a fintech for the construction industry

Briq, which has developed a fintech platform used by the construction industry, has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by Tiger Global Management. The financing is among the largest Series B fundraises by a construction software startup, according to...

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 housing shortage, has instituted a new “Quickship” program that can take an order from contract to...

Drone-focused construction startup TraceAir raises $3.5M

Bay Area-based construction startup TraceAir today announced a $3.5 million Series A. Led by London-based XTX Ventures, this round brings the company’s total funding up to $7 million. The raise includes existing investor Metropolis VC, along with new additions...