With so many moving parts in the home improvement process, nothing ever goes as exactly planned. Many of the hurdles of the home renovation process like over-budget, delays, workmanship issues can be solved with better communication and properly managing expectations and timelines between homeowners and contractors. Block Renovation is a managed marketplace platform that leverages technology to guide homeowners and contractors through the renovation process to ensure that projects are completed on time and on budget. The company uses a proprietary design system and suite of homeowner tools to get projects rolling and connects the homeowner to a contractor from a pre-vetted network of construction specialists. Initially focused on bathroom renovations in the New York market, Block has expanded to cover kitchen renovations and also into the Los Angeles market. The pandemic created a renewed interest in home improvement as we spend more time at home and as a result, the startup, founded in 2017, has experienced triple-digit growth. AlleyWatch caught up with Cofounder Koda Wang to learn more about how the company is alleviating the stress commonly found with home improvement projects, the growing interest in home renovation during the pandemic, the company’s strategic plans, latest round of funding from investors that include NEA, Giant Ventures, Lerer Hippeau, Morningside, and Obvious Ventures, and much, much more.
20 new fundings; $680M+ in new funding secured for NYC startups this past week. NYC Tech News for the week ending 7/24 featuring news for Block Renovation, Ethena, Aiera, and much, much more.
8 fundings totaling $395M including three rounds that you will not read about anywhere else + details of a company that’s building floating cities in the ocean. The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/20/2021 featuring funding details for Lev, Tilting Point, and much more.
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup funding rounds for the week ending 5/8/21 featuring funding details for HoneyBook, Genies, Bitski, and twenty-five other rounds that you must know about.
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 6/20/20 featuring funding details for DoorDash, Clockwise, Starburst, and much much more.
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 3/7/20 featuring funding details for Brooklinen, Sensel, Talespin, and much much more.
Everything you need to need to know about the largest global startup funding rounds for September 2019; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest startup funding rounds globally during the month of April. I have included some additional information such as industry, round type, a brief description of the company, and total equity funding raised for the company to further the analysis. Interested in the top NYC fundings? The Largest […]
With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN NYC […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 12/22/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.