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BuildDirect, a Canadian company with the goal of becoming the Amazon.com of building products such as flooring and siding, has secured $30-million of venture capital funding to pursue its growth plans.

The Vancouver-based company’s lead investor in the series B round is Mohr Davidow Ventures, a new backer from Silicon Valley. BDC Venture Capital, one of the company’s existing investors, also contributed to the round. Earlier backers of BuildDirect include OMERS Ventures, which invested $16-million in 2012, and Difference Capital Financial, which put in $5-million last year.

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