heavy equipment

Construction technology may not be the sexiest of industries, but it is one where tremendous opportunity lies — considering it has historically lagged in productivity. And, lags in productivity means…

Construction tech upstart Assignar adds a Fifth Wall with $20M Series B

Igor Marinelli and Gabriel Lameirinhas were raised around manufacturing plants. Marinelli’s father worked for International Paper in a plant outside of São Paulo, while Lameirinhas’ father worked in a cement…

Brazilian startup Tractian gets the Y Combinator seal of approval for its equipment monitoring tech

Startup SafeAI, powered by a founding talent team with experience across Apple, Ford and Caterpillar, is emerging from stealth today with a $5 million funding announcement. The company’s focus is…

SafeAI raises $5M to develop and deploy autonomy for mining and construction vehicles

Yard Club, a startup founded to make more efficient use of construction and other heavy equipment, has been acquired by Caterpillar. Terms were not disclosed, but Yard Club CEO Colin…

Caterpillar acquired Yard Club, a marketplace for construction equipment

A startup called Dozr Inc. has raised CAN $2.5 million (or $1.9 million USD) in seed funding to help contractors rent heavy industrial equipment from other construction professionals who have…

Dozr raises $1.9 million to become an Airbnb for bulldozers and excavators

To grow its peer-to-peer marketplace for construction equipment, Columbia, Missouri-based EquipmentShare has raised $5.5 million in a venture funding round led by Romulus Capital. Earlier, the “Airbnb for construction” raised…

EquipmentShare raises $5.5 million for peer-to-peer marketplace for heavy equipment