We invest in and partner with startups improving the Built World. As you’d expect, we have a deep expertise in the construction and services industry, but our team also specializes in business development, service design and more. Our vantage point within Ferguson fuels our ability to navigate the organization to identify challenges and position startup partners to solve them. Combine that with our focus on helping turn good startups into great ones, and that’s a recipe for success.
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Our focus

Ferguson Ventures is focused on finding partners who can help meet the needs of our customers, enabling them to succeed in today’s ever evolving marketplace and be better prepared for tomorrow’s. We support endeavors that align with our investment themes:

  • Construction evolution

    Productivity drivers for new construction activity, including:

    • Advancements in pre-construction design and BIM
    • Efficiencies gained through fabrication and offsite construction
  • Contractor efficiency

    Labor-saving software and business tools for customers and associates, including:

    • Increasing contractor profitability despite labor constraints
    • Enabling our customers to complete more jobs in a day
  • Environmental

    Emerging opportunities to drive sustainable product innovations, focused on:

    • Better creation, treatment, heating and distribution of water
    • Advancing electrification in buildings and reducing energy consumption
  • Our value add

    Our collaborative approach, diverse team and reach within the industry is the accelerant you need to scale:

    • Deep relationships with trade professionals across North America
    • Service design and business development expertise

How we partner with the entrepreneurial ecosystem

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We invest in and partner with startups with unique capabilities that can drive transformation within the construction and services industry. Beyond direct equity investment, Ferguson Ventures provides thought leadership and a dedicated portfolio development team to help design and execute a pilot and go-to-market strategy with our portfolio companies. This enables startups to refine their product market fit through direct customer engagement and scale their business using a proven channel-to-market.

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Venture Capital & Corporate VC Firms

Ferguson Ventures partners with leading venture capital firms by providing industry expertise and strategic investment in current and future portfolio companies. Ferguson is interested in collaborating on deal flow, co-investment and commercial partnership opportunities.

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Incubators and Accelerators

Ferguson Ventures partners with select incubators and accelerators that are providing capital, programs and places to enable the growth of entrepreneurs. As a partner, Ferguson can offer your founders industry experts as mentors, real-world industry challenges and access to customer insights through pilots. These engagements can lead to capital investment and commercial partnerships.

Let’s grow and change the industry together

As a strategic investor, Ferguson Ventures provides valuable expertise, capital and access to Ferguson’s network. Whether you are just starting out or ready to scale, we’d like to be part of your journey. Contact Us