Haven Targets School Security with Lockdown Lineup

By: Dan Gelinas, Published on Nov 08, 2018

Haven, a US startup founded in 2014 as a residential-focused company, has now raised funding and is offering a lineup of commercial grade locks for the education market. 

Further, the company says it has new smart lock offerings and is growing its distribution network worldwide.

Based on our research and our interview with Company CEO Alex Bertelli [link no longer available], we examine:

  • $1.4 Million Raised
  • Commercial Solutions
  • Manufacturing & Pricing
  • Channel Strategy
  • Growth & Competitive Position
  • Competition
  • Potential Drawbacks
  • Opposition
  • Upcoming Hub Offering

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*******, *** ******* **** it *** *** ***** lock ********* *** ** growing *** ************ ******* worldwide.

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$1.4 ******* ******

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Commercial *********

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***** **** *** **** the ******** ************ ******** that ******* *** ** management ********, ***** ***** says ** ** *** final ****** ** ***********:

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Manufacturing & *******

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**** ****** **** **** different ***** *** **** would **** ** ******* Haven **** ** ******* and ****** ***** ********** situation. **** **** **** depending ** *** ******’* needs.

Channel ********

***** ** ****** ** market ******* ****** ******* like ******, *** ***-***, DIY ****** **** **** Depot ***, ****, *****. Bertelli **** ***** *** approached *** ******** ******** distribution-to-dealer *******, *** *** channel ******* **** ***** with *****'* **********:

** ** ******, **** weren't ********** ** **** we *** ** ***. They ****** **** ********** in ***** ********* ******* revenue **** **** **** in ******** ********** * break **.

Growth & *********** ********

******** **** ** *** else *** ******** ****** to ******* **** *** deadbolt (***** ********** **** its ***** *** *** stronger **** **** ******** deadbolt). ******* ** **** and *** ***** **** have ******, ***** **** they *** ********** *** growth:

**'** ** ***** * or * ********* ***** now *** **'** ******** hiring *** *******. ** will ******** **** *-* more ** *** ****** of **** ****. 

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***** *** ******* ******** on *** ******. **** comparable ******** *******:

  • $** *********: *** ***, ********** only. **** ********* *********/****** installed ** *** ****/*****. Can *** ** *********/*********** from ******* *** ****** room.
  • $** ********* ****: *** ***, ********** only. ** ********* *********/****** installed, *** * **** drilled ** *** *****. *** not ** *********/*********** **** outside *** ****** ****.
  • $** **** ****** ******: *** ***, ********** ****. No ********* *********/****** *********. *** not ** *********/*********** **** outside *** ****** ****.
***** **** ** ***** solutions *** ********** ** nature, ******** ****** **********/************, they *** ** * much ***** ***** ***** and ****** ******* *** easily ** ****** * space ** *** **** principle ** *** ***** lock (********* *** ******** of *** ****/*****/***** ** barricade *** ****).

Potential *********

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********* **** *****, *********, Bearacade, *** **** ****** Sleeve **** ******** *********. Take, *** *******,*** **** ******** & Safety **********, ***** **** ********* is **** ********** *****, rather **** **** * door, *********** ******** **** egress *** ********* ****-****** laws ** **** ** endangering *** ***** *** solutions **** ** *******.

Upcoming *********

******** **** **** ***** will ** ********* * smart-home ***, ***** *** in *** ******. *** product ** ************ ** the ** ** * company ***** ******** ** name. ** **** *** as * *** *** all * ****'* *****, IoT *******. ***** **** says ** ** ******* on * ********* ******** for ******* **** ** expects ** ******* *******.

Comments (4)

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***** **** ******* ***** work ** * ********** offering * ********** ******* they ****** **** *** work **** ******** ** Assa *****. **** ******* potential ***** ** ********** into ********’* ****** ******** or **** ***** ****** platform. **** **** ********* are ******** **** ******* products ********* *** *** doing ******** **** ****** control *************.

** ** ******* * lockdown ******** ****** ******* of ******* ******** ********** together ** **** ******** to ******** ********, ******* authorities, *** ******* ******* and ****** ************* *** communications.

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