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...

Extra Crunch roundup: Jam City SPAC, startup PR, telemedicine market map, more

For this morning’s edition of The Exchange, Alex Wilhelm studied information recently released by mobile gaming studio Jam City as it prepares to go public in a $1.2 billion blank-check deal with DPCM Capital. “Jam City is a bit like Zynga, but unless you...

This is a good time to start a proptech company

Colton Pace Contributor Colton Pace is an investor at Fika Ventures. He previously held roles investing at Vulcan Capital and Madrona Venture Labs. More posts by this contributor A COVID-19 resilience test for B2B companies Like many things in life, building great...