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2020 Venture Deals 50 List (of 2019)

Built industry technology has seen significant investment over the past decade, most remarkably, in 2018. But 2019 did not disappoint. We saw substantial seed and early-stage investment in some of the most promising technology solutions entering the construction and real estate markets. Though the investment numbers may not be as shocking as the near $10 billion invested in last year's top 50 deals, let's explore how 2019 stacked up.

Explore our comprehensive list and make your own judgments and perhaps even predictions for how 2020 will stack up.

2020 Venture Deals 50 Infographic

1. Knotel

Funding Type: Series C
Money Raised: $400,000,000
Date: August 21, 2019
Investors: Wafra Partners (Lead)

2. Industrious

Funding Type: Series D
Money Raised: $80,000,000
Date: August 22, 2019
Investors: Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, Inc., TF Cornerstone, Riverwood Capital, Granite Properties, Fifth Wall, Equinox Fitness, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Brookfield Properties Retail

3. Congruex

Funding Type: Private Equity
Money Raised: $48,900,000
Date: August 19, 2019
Investors: Crestview Partners (Lead)

4. Fieldwire

Funding Type: Series C
Money Raised: $33,500,000
Date: September 16, 2019
Investors: Menlo Ventures (Lead), Peak State Ventures, Formation 8, Brick & Mortar Ventures

5. Built Robotics

Funding Type: Series B
Money Raised: $33,000,000
Date: September 19, 2019
Investors: Next47 (Lead), Presidio Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Lemnos VC, Founders Fund, Building Ventures

6. Mighty Buildings

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $26,000,000
Date: August 6, 2019
Investors: SQN Venture Partners, Peak State Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Foundamental, Bold Capital Partners

7. Blockable

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $23,000,000
Date: August 19, 2019
Investors: Vulcan Capital (Lead), Ten Eighty Capital, Revolution Ventures, Motley Fool Ventures, Launch Incubator, Kapor Capital, Ferguson Ventures, Building Ventures, Bluetail Ventures

8. City Lift Parking

Funding Type: Series C
Money Raised: $22,500,000
Date: October 6, 2019
Investors: Dundon Capital Partners (Lead)

9. Andpad

Funding Type: Series B
Money Raised: $21,967,200
Date: September 3, 2019
Investors: Senshu Ikeda Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Kyogin Lease & Capital, Iyogin Capital, Globis Capital Partners, DNX Ventures, Chibagin Capital, BEENEXT

10. RenoRun

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $17,067,442
Date: November 11, 2019
Investors: Obvious Ventures (Lead), Inovia Capital (Lead), Silicon Valley Bank, ScaleUP Ventures, Real Ventures, Maple VC

11. Rhumbix

Funding Type: Series B
Money Raised: $14,300,000
Date: June 20, 2019
Investors: Tenfore Holdings (Lead), Blackhorn Ventures (Lead), South Park Ventures, S28 Capital, Greylock Partners, Glynn Capital Management, Autodesk

12. Dvele

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $14,000,000
Date: March 27, 2019
Investors: Crescent Real Estate (Lead)

13. OpenSpace

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $14,000,000
Date: August 13, 2019
Investors: Zigg Capital, WeWork Labs, Tishman Speyer, Suffolk Construction, Navitas Capital, Lux Capital, JLL Spark, Goldcrest Capital

14. klarx

Funding Type: Unknown
Money Raised: $13,885,625
Date: September 17, 2019
Investors: B&C Innovation Investment (Lead), Target Global

15. eSUB Construction Software

Funding Type: Series B
Money Raised: $12,000,000
Date: May 29, 2019
Investors: Catalyst Investors (Lead), Revolution

16. Hesus

Funding Type: Series B
Money Raised: $11,108,500
Date: March 19, 2019
Investors: Demeter (Lead), Suez Ventures, Construction Venture, Bouygues Construction Corporate Venture

17. iMod Structures

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $11,000,000
Date: April 8, 2019
Investors: Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group (Lead)

18. Connect Homes

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $10,800,000
Date: May 15, 2019
Investors: Virgo Investment Group (Lead), Brick & Mortar Ventures (Lead), Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, MetaProp NYC, Almubader Capital

19. Trux

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $10,00,000
Date: March 11, 2019

20. HammerTech Global

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $10,800,000
Date: April 2, 2019
Investors: Arrowroot Capital Management (Lead)

21. Locamod

Funding Type: Unknown
Money Raised: $9,997,650
Date: May 15, 2019
Investors: NextStage (Lead)

22. Sorabito

Funding Type: Corporate Round
Money Raised: $8,233,839
Date: May 14, 2019
Investors: Sumitomo Corporation (Lead), Itochu Construction Machinery (Lead)

23. Rabbet

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $8,000,000
Date: February 20, 2019
Investors: QED Investors (Lead), Tectonic Capital, Goldman Sachs, Camber Creek

24. Indus.ai

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $8,000,000
Date: September 18, 2019
Investors: Millennium Technology Value Partners (Lead), UP2398, Spero Ventures, Groundbreak Ventures, Foundamental, BootstrapLabs

25. ALICE Technologies

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $8,000,000
Date: October 29, 2019
Investors: Merus Capital (Lead), Lightspeed Venture Partners, Foundamental, Blackhorn Ventures

26. Reconstruct

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $7,700,000
Date: May 14, 2019
Investors: Cultivation Capital (Lead)

27. Unearth

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $7,000,000
Date: September 16, 2019
Investors: Vulcan Capital (Lead), Madrona Venture Group

28. Kaarta

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $6,500,000
Date: March 20, 2019
Investors: GreenSoil Building Innovation Fund (Lead), Zamagias Properties Inc., Startbot, Riverfront Ventures, Quaker BioVentures

29. Tenderd

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $5,800,000
Date: June 11, 2019
Investors: Y Combinator (Lead), BECO Capital (Lead), VentureSouq, Soma Capital, Global Founders Capital, Dynamo

30. Wizzcad

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $5,554,750
Date: June 21, 2019

31. Versatile Natures

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $5,500,000
Date: August 21, 2019
Investors: Robert Bosch Venture Capital (Lead), Root Ventures, Conductive Ventures

32. SafeAI

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $5,000,000
Date: June 18, 2019
Investors: Autotech Ventures (Lead), Monta Vista Capital, Embark Ventures, Brick & Mortar Ventures

33. Urban Umbrella

Funding Type: Debt Financing
Money Raised: $5,000,000
Date: October 1, 2019

34. Dusty Robotics

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $5,000,000
Date: November 26, 2019
Investors: NextGen Venture Partners (Lead), Root Ventures, Cantos, Baseline Ventures

35. Bridgit

Funding Type: Debt Financing
Money Raised: $4,701,063
Date: October 1, 2019
Investors: Business Development Bank of Canada (Lead), Vanedge Capital, StandUp Ventures, Sands Capital Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, Innovation Grade Capital

36. IrisVR

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $4,000,000
Date: March 23, 2019
Investors: Valar Ventures (Lead), FreshTracks Capital

37. Join

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $4,000,000
Date: June 25, 2019
Investors: SignalFire (Lead), Building Ventures (Lead), Bolt

38. Tracktor

Funding Type: Unknown
Money Raised: $3,332,550
Date: January 23, 2019
Investors: Kerala Ventures, BTP Capital Investissement

39. RenoRun

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $3,000,000
Date: February 1, 2019
Investors: Real Ventures (Lead), ScaleUP Ventures

40. ProTenders

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $3,000,000
Date: March 8, 2019
Investors: Hamda Saeed Al Otaiba (Lead)

41. AirWorks

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $2,300,000
Date: January 25, 2019
Investors: Innospark Ventures (Lead), Rough Draft Ventures, MetaProp NYC

42. Versatile Natures

Funding Type: Pre-seed
Money Raised: $2,000,000
Date: February 27, 2019
Investors: Urban Us, Root Ventures, Lagziel Family

43. Urban Umbrella

Funding Type: Series A
Money Raised: $2,000,000
Date: May 13, 2019

44. Fieldly

Funding Type: Unknown
Money Raised: $1,800,000
Date: November 20, 2019
Investors: Manuel Salvisberg, Lars Kahlén

45. StructionSite

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $1,500,000
Date: January 7, 2019
Investors: Cemex Ventures (Lead), WND Ventures, Social Starts, Obayashi Corporation

46. Bridgit

Funding Type: Debt Financing
Money Raised: $1,500,000
Date: August 9, 2019
Investors: CIBC Innovation Banking (Lead)

47. krowdsourced

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $1,150,000
Date: July 12, 2019
Investors: Rogue Venture Partners (Lead), Oregon Venture Fund (Lead), The R-Group, LLC

48. Gearflow

Funding Type: Seed
Money Raised: $1,100,000
Date: October 15, 2019
Investors: Chicago Early Growth Ventures, Annabelle

49. RenoRun

Funding Type: Convertible Note
Money Raised: $1,000,000
Date: February 1, 2019

50. Einsite

Funding Type: Pre-seed
Money Raised: $1,000,000
Date: June 28, 2019
Investors: Resolute Ventures (Lead), Firebolt Ventures