The Vancouver- based company, which recently acquired Waterloo-based online renovation design startup, DraftingSpace, won C $50 million in new funding in late 2014 to help beef up operations. It would be beyond a year, "Chief Executive Jeff Booth said in an interview. BuildDirect was founded more than 15 years ago by Jeff Booth, a builder, and his friend Rob Banks.» Read More
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