Amazon is an investor
Prefabrication startup Plant Prefab has raised a $6.7 million Series A round from the Amazon Alexa Fund, Obvious Ventures, and an unnamed private equity firm.
What they do: The startup manufactures customized single and multi-family homes off-site, which they claim makes the process more efficient and cost effective.
Heard on the Street: Alexa’s Paul Bernard said in press release: “Voice has emerged as a delightful technology in the home, and there are now more than 20,000 Alexa-compatible smart home devices from 3,500 different brands… Plant Prefab is a leader in home design and an emerging, innovative player in home manufacturing. We’re thrilled to support them as they make sustainable, connected homes more accessible to customers and developers.”