Construction Startups funded by Y Combinator (YC) 2024

April 2024

Browse 34 of the top Construction startups funded by Y Combinator.

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  • EquipmentShare
    EquipmentShare (w2015)Active • 5,400 employees • Columbia, MO, USA
    EquipmentShare delivers cloud solutions for the construction industry. We provide a better equipment rental experience, fleet tracking software and hardware security solutions to help contractors work smarter.
    construction
  • PlanGrid
    PlanGrid (w2012)Acquired • 355 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    PlanGrid is the leader in construction productivity software, used on more than one million projects in 84 countries. PlanGrid's cloud-based platform empowers contractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil, and other industries to collaborate easily from their mobile devices and desktop, managing blueprints, specs, photos, RFIs, field reports, and punch lists. With over 100 million digital blueprints on its platform, PlanGrid is also the largest digital blueprint repository in the world. Founded in 2011, the company was part of Y Combinator in 2012, and has secured over $69 million in funding from Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital and several other top firms.
    construction
  • Curri
    Curri (s2019)Active • 104 employees • Ventura, CA, USA
    Curri provides on-demand, last-mile logistics for construction and adjacent industries with our nationwide fleet of cars, trucks, and flatbeds.
    construction
    b2b
    delivery
    logistics
    electric-vehicles
  • PermitFlow
    PermitFlow (w2022)Active • 25 employees • New York, NY, USA
    Intuitive workflow software that helps general contractors and developers identify the optimal permitting process and needed application forms for a particular project, and then easily fill the relevant paperwork to prepare a robust application package.
    govtech
    construction
    proptech
  • Bolster
    Bolster (s2021)Active • 120 employees • Calgary, AB, Canada
    We are building the Amazon for construction where contractors can give their customers an interactive shopping experience, turning the estimate into a point-of-sale, for the first time. It is a marketplace for general contractors, subcontractors, retailers and consumers, powered by a database of over 114,000 real items.
    fintech
    marketplace
    proptech
  • CoCrafter
    CoCrafter (w2024)Active • 3 employees • Munich, Germany
    CoCrafter is a construction marketplace to match contractors and subcontractors. Starting in the strong German SMB sector, CoCrafter helps contractors to find and manage local as well as foreign subcontractors.
    marketplace
    construction
  • Tough Commerce (FKA Brokrete)
    Tough Commerce (FKA Brokrete) (w2020)Active • 25 employees • Toronto, ON, Canada
    "Tough" is a complex commerce engine. Tough Commerce is the only white-label commerce platform tailored for industry-specific workflows and enable merchants, suppliers, producers and manufacturers to digitize their processes. Behind the scenes, we provides order management, location management, pricing management, dispatching, logistics, messaging, e-ticketing, invoicing, customer portal, AR automation, payment, payouts and real-time delivery capabilities through driver app. With financial and operational ERP integrations, our technology can operate stand-alone or seamlessly alongside deeply integrated products.
    b2b
    e-commerce
  • RendaloMaq
    RendaloMaq (s2021)Active • 32 employees • Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
    RendaloMaq makes it easy for contractors to rent construction equipment in Latin America, replacing the time-consuming work of managing budgets, deliveries and payments across multiple suppliers, with a one-stop solution. We operate out of a network of 500+ associated rental providers in Chile, Brazil and Mexico, offering fast access to thousands of units available in the region. We let you focus on the construction while we take care of the equipment! Proudly backed by Y Combinator and other great VC funds.
    marketplace
    construction
    b2b
    e-commerce
  • PillarPlus
    PillarPlus (w2020)Active • 30 employees • Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    We put life into a building by designing it’s mechanical, fire, electrical, plumbing services. Architects and contractors hire consultants, who still design the building manually. Our software automates this design step and even calculates the bill of materials with project cost estimates.
    artificial-intelligence
    construction
    b2b
  • OSIMple
    OSIMple (w2018)Active • 2 employees • Kitchener, ON, Canada
    OSIMple automates data entry for inspectors by replacing stacks of paper with tablets and by generating completed inspection forms. This saves inspectors almost half of their inspection time. Founder Amanda Chan and Michael Miller came across the idea while talking to friends and professors in the civil engineering department at their university. They started building better software for bridge inspectors who were using very manual processes, and it’s been used on over 400 bridges so far. They’ve recently expanded to service home inspectors as well. Robust, easy to use software and committed team of self-starters providing fast and reliable customer service. We are chalk full of Software Engineering expertise and ready to automate routine inspection tasks to let you focus on meaningful work.
    workflow-automation
    enterprise-software
  • Aecore
    Aecore (s2017)Active • 6 employees • San Jose, CA, USA
    Aecore is a technology-enabled commercial contractor focused on vertical integration and agile project delivery through automation. Our in-house design team, project managers and software engineers guide clients through the process from conceptual design to completion. We will ensure you are getting the best possible pricing by leveraging our network of contractors and material suppliers.
    construction
  • WeReno
    WeReno (w2022)Active • 7 employees • Toronto, ON, Canada
    Transforming the home improvement scene, our cutting-edge AI platform goes beyond traditional contractors by tackling issues like delays and cost overruns head-on. Through data-driven insights, we meticulously plan and allocate resources, automating subcontractor appointments. Our unique feature equips subcontractors with spend cards, creating a dynamic gig economy for side jobs. This groundbreaking approach not only reduces setbacks but also introduces a flexible and efficient model, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget. Step into the future of construction, where efficiency meets empowerment.
    fintech
    proptech
    ai
  • Downtobid
    Downtobid (s2019)Active • 5 employees • New York, NY, USA
    Our product helps GCs automatically identify scopes of work, find qualified local subcontractors, and send personalized bid invites.
    construction
  • Bulldozair
    Bulldozair (s2016)Active • 8 employees • Paris, France
    Bulldozair is a technology company backed by Y Combinator (US), Station F (EU) and Kima Ventures (EU). We provide a collaborative web and mobile platform that helps companies that own real estate or industrial assets to deliver their construction projects on time and on budget. Bulldozair digitally integrates all the construction process, compliance and checklists and deliver them to contractors and engineering teams. Users follow their project progress on Dashboard and are alerted anytime there is a potential delay or technical risk and can collaborate online with those companies to solve problems. With their mobile application, construction teams collect data on the field (forms, measurements, pictures, plans...) that are uploaded directly on a collaborative platform. All that communication between stakeholders is archived for traceability. All the legal and contractual reporting that took weeks is now done automatically. Bulldozair is now deployed across the biggest names of the corporate world in infrastructure construction but also in manufacturing, energy and retail.
    saas
    construction
    enterprise
  • Clad
    Clad (w2023)Active • 2 employees • New York, NY, USA
    Clad is construction management software for telecom companies. We help telcos like Comcast or Sonic find, manage, and pay their construction subcontractors when doing things like laying fiber or building a cell tower. Telco construction is a massive, $86B per year industry that still runs on spreadsheets and phone calls. Clad's wedge product will modernize contractor management, but we're not stopping there. We'll build a data moat that will power the industry’s spend, an over $3B opportunity. Clad's ultimate goal - expand beyond internet to power all infrastructure construction, so the backbone of our world gets built faster.
    marketplace
    saas
    construction
    b2b
    collaboration
  • Craftwork
    Craftwork (s2023)Active • 45 employees • Charlotte, NC, USA
    Craftwork is a full-service home painting company that uses software to dramatically improve the homeowner and operator experience.
    proptech
    home-services
    home-automation
  • DigiBuild
    DigiBuild (s2021)Active • 15 employees • Miami, FL, USA
    Our platform fixes construction's broken supply chain. 70% of construction projects finish late or over budget; procuring and managing building materials is the number 1 reason why. Using DigiBuild, construction contractors can find, order, track and manage their materials from the supplier to the job site. We help customers save money, staff time, and improve construction project schedules. We work with the largest real estate developers, general contractors, and subcontractors in the US. We manage billions in building material volume annually in the 2nd largest market in the world.
    artificial-intelligence
    saas
    construction
    proptech
    supply-chain
  • Toolbox
    Toolbox (s2020)Active • 12 employees • New York, NY, USA
    Our mission at Toolbox is to help construction, maintenance and repair contractors thrive by providing them with a simple, yet powerful financial operating system to grow their business. Today, contractors can access our best-in-class and construction-focused corporate charge card to facilitate mission-critical payments, including materials and equipment purchases. Contractors also get access to an app to manage their finances, make payments, issue new cards for themselves and their team members, and organize expenses based on current and completed projects.
    fintech
  • BuildStream
    BuildStream (s2019)Active • 9 employees • London, UK
    BuildStream makes recruitment and payroll easier than ever for busy construction projects looking to hire temporary workers. Clients get high quality, reliable workers in super quick time, while saving 35% on agency fees. Workers finding jobs through us get better pay, faster pay, and are able to choose from high quality, local jobs.
    fintech
    marketplace
    payments
    construction
    payroll
  • UpCodes
    UpCodes (s2017)Active • 23 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    UpCodes simplifies the compliance process for architects, engineers, and anyone involved in the design process by offering a centralized, searchable library of construction regulations. UpCodes uses NLP to parse through the various code adoptions for most major US jurisdictions and currently hosts 1400+ state and city codes. UpCodes also enables collaboration and project requirement calculation, making it a valuable tool for all professionals involved in the design process. With over 600,000 monthly active users, UpCodes has seen significant product-led growth, providing an efficient way for teams to manage construction regulations and ensure compliance.
    govtech
    construction
    b2b
  • Pirros
    Pirros (w2023)Active • 6 employees
    Engineers and Architects end up redesigning hundreds of details a year just because they are unable to search through all their past details. Pirros allows designers to effectively search all their past project details so that they can find quality starting points rather than redesigning from scratch.
  • Machine26
    Machine26 (w2021)Active • 3 employees • Berlin, Germany
    Machine26 is a marketplace that helps construction machine owners to sell their machines without any effort. Our inspection app collects all relevant data on the machine condition so that our customers can receive the best offer from international used dealers within a few days.
    marketplace
    construction
  • Concord Materials
    Concord Materials (s2021)Active • 7 employees • New York, NY, USA
    SaaS automation tools, financing and marketplace for bulk construction materials
    fintech
    machine-learning
    marketplace
    insurance
    enterprise
  • Teleo
    Teleo (w2020)Active • 17 employees • Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Teleo converts construction heavy equipment, like dozers and loaders, into semi-autonomous robots. This enables a single operator to remotely operate multiple machines while sitting at a remote control center, unlocking productivity gains for the General Contractor.
    autonomous-trucking
    hard-tech
  • Rabbet (s2017)Active • 23 employees • Austin, TX, USA
    Rabbet brings efficiency, accuracy and transparency to the complex construction finance industry. The platform uses machine learning to parse documents and connect information for reduced administrative burden, verifiable compliance, and faster decision-making for real estate lenders and developers. Formerly Contract Simply.
    real-estate
  • Constructable
    Constructable (s2023)Active • 3 employees • Santa Barbara, CA, USA
    Constructable is an AI chat for construction managers that collects all the data for a commercial construction project from Procore, email, documents, and chat to answer questions like "What slope is needed for drainage?" or "how do the submitted electrical bids compare?" We can answer questions in seconds that used to take hours and help teams prevent mistakes that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
    saas
    construction
    b2b
    productivity
    ai
  • 1build
    1build (w2020)Active • 12 employees • Miami, FL, USA
    1build tracks 68 million live construction materials, labor, and equipment costs for every county in the United States. Instantly accessible via our modern API.
    machine-learning
    construction
    b2b
    proptech
    api
  • HippoBuild
    HippoBuild (w2022)Active • 5 employees • Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia
    Hippo Build is building the Operating System for the Construction industry.   We automate and optimize back office functions and the supply chain of Small and Medium Construction Companies. We save our customers hours everyday, and 1000’s of dollars every month on better sourced materials. And it takes only minutes for them to onboard We charge a small SaaS fee, + 1% transaction fee for the materials sourced. We are integrated with multiple marketplaces and providers, letting us automatically source better priced materials. This allows us to stay affordable for the SMB, whilst earning $20-100K per company.
    saas
    construction
  • Electric Air (Previously Helios Climate)
    Electric Air (Previously Helios Climate) (s2023)Active • 2 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    Electric Air is a tech-enabled contractor for heat pump installations that cuts costs by 60%. Heat pumps are the most efficient way to heat American homes with a $53B annual market opportunity.
    hardware
    consumer
    proptech
    climate
    energy
  • TANGObuilder
    TANGObuilder (s2020)Active • 9 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    Today the building design process is cumbersome and expensive. Architects submit their design to structural engineers for validation. Engineers need to design all structural elements such as walls, columns, and beams to ensure the structure will not collapse and complies with regulations. The structural engineer needs four to six weeks to generate the initial solution. The engineer will submit his proposal to the architect and then engage in an extensive back and forth discussion until they agree on a satisfying solution. TANGObuilder generates the building structural design in real-time, cutting six weeks of the overall process, and reducing material usage by 30%.
    saas
    construction
    housing
  • Vobi
    Vobi (w2022)Active • 45 employees • São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
    Vobi is a project management platform for small construction businesses, like home remodeling companies, contractors, and architects. We help them save up to 50% of their time spent on manual work, mainly on the procurement and estimation processes, so they have more time to focus on their core activities. Through Vobi, they can manage projects from start to finish, collaborate with their customers, plan, quote, and make purchases or payments to suppliers, all in one place. No more spreadsheets and papers!
    marketplace
    saas
    construction
    b2b
  • Albiware Inc.
    Albiware Inc. (s2022)Active • 12 employees • Downers Grove, IL, USA
    Albiware (Albi) is a B2B SaaS solution for the $100B+ insurance damage repair industry. Albi provides an all-in-one platform for damage repair contractors to manage all aspects of their business including: CRM, project management, field documentation, scheduling, BI, marketing automation, communication, HR management, and much more. Albi is built by contractors who felt the pain that lack of technology brought and set out on a mission to build a SaaS that all insurance damage repair contractors want. Albi helps their customers reduce claims friction between them and the insurance company by providing tools to seamlessly document the work that was performed at projects. Albi helps users sync their communication company-wide through email, text, and phone directly in the platform. Albi helps contractors get paid faster by streamlining the process of a project from first call to completion. Albi also helps their customers make better business decisions through their BI tool with customizable reporting.
    saas
    insurance
  • InspectMind AI
    InspectMind AI (w2024)Active • 2 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    InspectMind AI is changing the game for people who build and design buildings by making it super easy to do their paperwork. Our tool uses AI to quickly turn videos and photos from construction sites into detailed, accurate and well formatted reports. What used to take days of typing and organizing now takes just minutes. With our app, workers can spend less time at their desks and more time doing the important stuff on site.
    artificial-intelligence
    construction
    b2b
    proptech
    ai