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Japanese construction tech Aldagram nails down backing from Panasonic

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Aldagram , a startup out of Japan developing project management software for construction companies, has picked up a new strategic backer to help it build out its footprint across Asia and the Middle East. On top of that, KANNA helps construction project managers keep connected with what’s happening on-site.

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Construction insurance company Billy raises additional $2.5 million

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Construction insurance company Billy announced today the closing of an additional $2.5 Gutsa combined his background in construction product management with Robbins’ decade of experience running a construction business to launch Billy, which digitizes and streamlines the construction compliance management process.

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Construction robotics company Toggle raises $8M

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New York-based construction startup Toggle this morning announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A. Construction startups have also begun to heat up. Toggle automates an entirely different part of the construction process. Investment in construction automation is essential to rebuilding US infrastructure.

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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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Going Beyond Good Intentions: Wissam Akra’s Trailblazing Journey in Transforming the Construction…

Jason Malki

Going Beyond Good Intentions: Wissam Akra’s Trailblazing Journey in Transforming the Construction Industry It’s a strange, wonderful, and sometimes scary time for industries that are impacted by the adoption of AI into their day-to-day work. Construction is no different. I’ve dedicated my life to the construction industry.

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Applications Open for NJEDA’s Construction Inflation Fund

American Entrepreneurship

September 5, 2023) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is now accepting applications for the Construction Inflation Fund, which will provide grants for development projects experiencing increased construction costs and funding gaps resulting from inflation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. TRENTON, N.J.

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AI construction startup Versatile raises a $20M Series A

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San Francisco-based construction startup Versatile is announcing today that it has raised a $20 million Series A. The URBAN-X accelerator alum has developed a piece of hardware designed to be mounted to a crane. From that vantage point, it’s capable of capturing and analyzing data across the construction site.