Procore to Acquire Honest Buildings to Enhance Project Management for Owners

Procore Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of construction management software, today announced it has entered an agreement to acquire Honest Buildings, Inc., a leading provider of project management software for owners and developers. This acquisition will allow Procore to create the construction industry's first full-stack platform to manage projects from start to finish. Together, the companies will use their platforms to create unified financials and cost tracking from the first dollar in from the investor or lender to its final spend at the subcontractor or material provider level.

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Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers

The Westly Group's new portfolio company, Gecko Robotics,  aims to save human lives at our nation’s power plants with its wall-climbing robots. To continue doing so, the startup tells TechCrunch it has just secured $7 million from a cadre of high-profile sources, including Founders Fund, Mark Cuban, The Westly Group, Justin Kan and Y Combinator.

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Westly Group Raises Fund III: $130 Million in Clean Technology

Utility giants including Innogy SE and Duke Energy Corp. are among the anchor investors in a new $130 million fund raised by Silicon Valley venture capital firm the Westly Group. Other investors include energy companies CLP Holdings Ltd.American Electric Power Co.Chubu Electric Power Co. and tire-maker Bridgestone Corp., said Steve Westly, founder and managing partner of the Westly Group.

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