Funding (143)

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Motorola Acquires VaaS / Vigilant LPR

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Less than a year after Motorola Solutions spent a billion to acquire Avigilon, the company has made another major acquisition spending nearly a half billion on VaaS. The company name 'VaaS' is poorly known in the space, and should not be confus...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

European Startup Ajax Profile - They "Stand Against Evil"

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European intrusion detection startup Ajax Systems proclaims: How are they standing against evil? And what are the differentiators and potential roadblocks for this self-described "disruptive" company? Based on our interview with the company, w...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 year ago

Combating Vaping Epidemic - Halo Smart Sensor Profile

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Youth vaping has become an epidemic, according to the US Surgeon General, while the market leader, Juul, just received a $12.8 billion investment from the largest cigarette manufacturer, with the WSJ saying that "Teen Vaping Has Created Addicts Wi...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 year ago

SS&Si Claims To Be "The New Face of Security Distribution"

Can 27-year-old Jake Voll disrupt the security distribution giants? He has positioned his company SS&Si as the 'NEW FACE' of distribution: Inside this note, based on an interview with Voll, we examine: Unconventional social media marketi...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Haven Targets School Security with Lockdown Lineup

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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 ...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

Directory of Access Control and Intrusion Startups

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This directory catalogs access control and intrusion detection startups IPVM has found noteworthy. The directory is provided for your review to help you grow your business. Inside this note, we look at 23 companies providing access control and ...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

US DARPA Investing $2 Billion In AI

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The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is granting more than $2 Billion to companies developing new AI technologies. The money will be awarded via the AI Next Campaign with multiple awards given to companies innovating AI syste...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

$25 Million US COPS SVPP School Security Funding Examined

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The US Congress has authorized the School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) to fund various security measures and training to mitigate active shooting. $25 million is available and the deadline to apply is next Monday. IPVM examines: What I...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

FST Fails

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FST was one of the hottest startups of the decade, selected as the best new product at ISC West 2011 and backed with tens of millions in funding. Now, the company is ceasing operations and looking toward something new. In this note, we share f...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

Arecont Acquisition By Costar

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Arecont Vision acquisition by Costar [link no longer available] Technologies has been approved by the court, concluding the bankruptcy process triggered by Arecont's founders $80 million loan default, and winning the auction vs Turnspire. But w...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Netwatch / NMC Mega Deal Targets Global Remote Video Monitoring

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Big money has entered the remote video monitoring market. While remote video monitoring has been done for more than a decade, the market has remained niche. [link no longer available] Now, a private equity firm with more than $7 billion of asse...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Rare Video Surveillance Fundraising - Verkada $15 Million

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Fundraising in video surveillance (and the broader physical security market) has been poor recently. Highlights are few and far in between including Knightscope raising $20 million from mom n' pop investors and Dahua's car manufacturer raising $63...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

3VR Firesale to Identiv

A decade ago, 3VR raised more than $60 million to deliver facial surveillance and video analytics in a '3rd generation' video recorder. Now, 3VR has been sold to Identiv for ~90% less than what 3VR raised. What went wrong? What can go right fo...

By John Honovich - about 2 years ago

Dahua's Car Manufacturer Raises $63 Million

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Not only has Dahua's car manufacturer raised $63 million USD, one of the best VCs in the world led the round. Is Dahua's car manufacturer ready to roll with this funding? In this note, we examine the funding and how this could impact Dahua's ove...

By John Honovich - about 2 years ago

The 2018 Surveillance Industry Guide

The 300 page, 2018 Video Surveillance Industry Guide, covering the key events and the future of the video surveillance market, is now available, group members can request a PDF copy be emailed to them, all personal members can access all reports l...

By IPVM Team - about 2 years ago

Honeywell Crowdfunding Bombs

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100,000+ employees and $40,000,000,000 in annual revenue. That's Honeywell. ~200 backers and ~$67,000 in funding in a week. That's Honeywell crowdfunding campaign for its 'smart home security system.' It is a dealer-angering dud. But we see som...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Assa Abloy Acquires August

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The mega access control manufacturer, Assa Abbloy, has acquired [link no longer available] one of the most well funded access control startups, smart lock manufacturer August. This comes just months after August raised $25 million from VC firms. ...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Verkada, Silicon Valley VSaaS Startup, Targets Enterprise

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Verkada says they are building an enterprise-class VSaaS offering, calling it "The new platform for video security". This is a departure from the consumer/SMB focus of many recent startups and companies like Nest, Canary, Ring, etc. Enterprise cu...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Knightscope Rockets To $20 Million Funding

Knightscope is celebrating. 15 months after running over a child and 3 months after a Knightscope robot drowned, Knightscope is having the last laugh, maxing out their $20 million fund raising. That is a lot of money for this space, especially r...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Knightscope Raises $10 Million With $3,320 Average Per Investor

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Congrats to Knightscope. And condolences to their legion of little investors. Knightscope has disclosed they have raised $10+ million from their SeedInvest fundraising, from 3,000+ investors. Here is the current tally: That works out to an av...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Briefcam New Outsider CEO Promises Exponential Growth

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Briefcam is now nearly a decade old, having raised over $20 million, to improve investigations and review of video. The company has remained a niche player. Now, the company has a new CEO, Trevor Matz [link no longer available], from outside th...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

$28M Drone Detection Startup Examined (Dedrone)

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Dedrone has received ~$28M in funding to build what they call an "automatic anti-drone solution", a system to detect drones, and then automatically neutralize them. In this report we analyze Dedrone's funding and technology, including key limitat...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

OnSSI Gets $16 Million Funding

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OnSSI has had a rollercoaster past few years. Between acquiring VMS company Seetec, breaking up with former OEM partner Milestone and a rocky migration between the two, OnSSI has had its challenges. Now, OnSSI has secured $16 million in funding. ...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

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