Funding and Acquisitions Roundup: Honest Buildings closes a $5.5M round to expand its network for real estate and building pros

By Editor June 24, 2013

By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:

Honest Buildings, which has created a professional network for the urban real estate and construction industries, has closed a $5.5 million Series A funding round. The funding was led by RockPort Capital Partners and The Westly Group. The New York City-based startup is basically a marketplace that allows solutions providers (real estate agents, designers, etc.) to show off their work and connect providers with new projects. It was founded in 2011 by Riggs Kubiak (CEO), Cody Roberts (Development) and Garrett Kubiak (Community Development). The team previously raised $2 million in Seed funding in September of last year.

Vital Stats:


HQ: New York City

Year Founded: 2011

Founders: Riggs Kubiak, Cody Roberts, Garrett Kubiak

Investors: RockPort Capital Partners, The Westly Group (Series A)

Innovation: A marketplace that connects real estate/building professionals and service providers.

Total Funding: $7.5 million

(Sources: Honest Buildings, TechCrunch, LinkedIn)

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