The Y Combinator-backed startup has raised $3 million in new seed funding to make the roofing industry more transparent for clients and contractors. The startup uses aerial imaging to give customers quick estimates online and connects them with local roofing contractors in their area. Crosslink Capital led the company’s seed round, which brings Roofr’s total funding to $4 million.
Richard Nelson, the founder and CEO of Roofr, told Crunchbase News that the traditional roofing industry model is in desperate need of disruption. The Toronto-native should know—he comes from a long-line of roofers and decided to start the company after his own work experience. Read rest here.