Anyvision Raises $43 Million, Focusing on Access Control And Remote Authentication

By Joey Walter, Published on Sep 04, 2020

While Anyvision has had a tumultuous 2020 with significant layoffs, the company has now announced raising $43 million.

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This follows Anyvision closing a $74 million round just 15 months ago.

But, now, Anyvision is emphasizing access control and remote authentication, a shift from its previous focusing on video surveillance.

Inside this note, we examine the fundraising and Anyvision's challenges.

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