BuildZoom

Uber for remodeling.

HEADQUARTER San Francisco, CA

COMPANY SIZE Between 50 and 100

# OF ENGINEERS Between 5 and 10

FUNDING $10M - $25M

TAGS Logistics, Marketplaces, YC Winter 2013

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? 10 years

What do we do?

BuildZoom is a marketplace for remodeling and construction.

1 million people/month visit our site, and we currently manage about $1 billion/year in projects.

We built our marketplace on top of a huge, untapped data set. We gathered 100 million building permits and

Technical challenges

Gathering and normalizing hundreds of millions of government records from thousands of sources.

Helping contractors and homeowners communicate.

Building tools to identify the best contractors based on whatever heuristics we can find.

Adding quality and transparency to a business that is consistently rated one of the worst in customer satisfaction.

Why join us?

1) Managing $1 billion/year in projects, and growing fast.
2) 1 million website visitors/month
3) Construction is a 1.3 trillion dollar business in the United States alone
4) Extremely positive work environment with flexible hours, plenty of vacation time, etc.

Our press coverage

https://www.google.com/search?q=buildzoom&oq=buildzoom&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i60l5.3390j0j1&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=91&ie=UTF-8#q=buildzoom&tbm=nws

Our Founders

David Petersen

CEO  

Jiyan Wei

Founder

Our tech stack

  • Mysql
  • AngularJS
  • Amazon AWS
  • Elasticsearch
  • Ruby on Rails

Our investors

  • Formation | 8
  • Streamlined Ventures
  • Digital Garage
  • Peter Thiel