Avigilon Loads Up With $200 Million More

Author: John Honovich, Published on Apr 08, 2015

Evidently they are not done yet.

In the past 18 months, Avigilon raised $169 million, then bought nearly $100 million in patents, VideoIQ for $32 million, and a building for $42 million.

Now, Avigilon has secured another $200 million USD in funds.

In this note, we examine the details and what this means for Avigilon's continued expansion.

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