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Construction tech startup Kojo rebrands, expands and lands $39M

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Kojo , a startup that aims to help construction companies in the U.S. Earlier this year, the startup rebranded to Kojo and expanded from serving just one construction trade — electrical — to eight, including mechanical, concrete, drywall, roofing, flooring, site preparation and self-perform general contractors. .

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Construction tech startups are poised to shake up a $1.3-trillion-dollar industry

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Allison Xu is an investor at Bain Capital Ventures, where she focuses on investments in the fintech and property tech sectors. In the wake of COVID-19 this spring, construction sites across the nation emptied out alongside neighboring restaurants, retail stores, offices and other commercial establishments.

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Investors discuss how labor shortage is shaking up the construction tech stack

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Construction as an industry has evolved with civilization through the ages. Construction’s digital transformation journey is only just beginning, and the sector offers a ton of space for innovation. To get a clear picture of where construction tech stands today, we spoke with five active investors in the space.

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Proptech in Review: Investors predict slower growth in 2023

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It’s not a huge stretch to say that today, as tech increasingly permeates property development and housing, few except those operating in the sector can truly pinpoint what’s happening in the fast-developing world of proptech. TC: There’s a lot of overlap between construction tech and proptech. And where do they overlap?

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TDD saved the day

Xebia

To tackle each operation, I started with a small test, following the principles of Test-Driven Development (TDD). As an aside, TDD is an iterative workflow that involves describing a specific aspect you want to solve in terms of the programming language you’re using. To construct the hierarchy, I did not require the GUI just yet.

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Construction tech startup RenoRun lands $142M in Tiger Global-led Series B

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When it comes to construction projects, any type of delay can result in increased costs both for the contractor and their customer. It is also interesting that Tiger Global is a co-lead as it is yet another example of the investment giant backing a construction tech company — a growing area of interest for the firm.

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Constrafor, a construction procurement company, goes ‘SAFE’ route with new capital

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More construction projects are being started, but payments to contractors and their subcontractors continue to cause a bottleneck in the normal course of completing a project. Constrafor grabs $106M in equity, credit to finance construction subcontractors The company raised $106.3