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Verkada Gets Half Billion Dollar Valuation

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Last week, when we profiled Verkada (The Fastest Growing Video Surveillance Sales Organization Ever - Verkada), we predicted they would raise $40 million. Now, Verkada has raised $40 million at an astounding (for video surveillance standards) $...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Failed Integrator Rollup, Securadyne Sells to Guard Giant Allied

One of the most ambitious integrator rollups of the decade has reached its conclusion—selling to a mega guard company. Allied Universal has announced it has acquired Securadyne. Inside this note, we track the challenges that Securadyne faced ac...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

Silicon Valley Access Startup Proxy Raises $13.6 Million

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This mobile-credential based access startup just raised $13.6 million in funding.  Further, they claim that their technology can free businesses from the physical credential and do it with an atypical blend of security and convenience, deliveri...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

Large Hospital Security End User Interview

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This large single-state healthcare system consists of many hospitals, and hundreds of health parks, private practices, urgent care facilities, and medical offices. IPVM conducted an end user interview with the company and asked about operations...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Insurance Startup Coalition Profile

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Many industry people believe cybersecurity insurance is not worth it, as the voting and debate in our Cybersecurity Insurance For Security Integrators Guide show. Now, a Silicon Valley startup named Coalition is offering a different approach, com...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

City Physical Security Manager Interview

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This physical security pro is the Physical Security Manager for the City of Calgary. He is a criminologist by training with an ASIS CPP credential. He tells IPVM that managing surveillance and security for Canada’s 3rd most populous city has a num...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

BCDVideo Expansion And Switch From HP To Dell Examined

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BCDVideo says they have more than tripled revenue in the past 5 years and are continuing to grow, powered most recently by switching their lead provider from HP to Dell. In this note, based on our talks with CEO Jeff Burgess [link no longer ava...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Start Up Safe Zone $150 Gunfire Detector Profile

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While gunfire detectors have been around for years, typically they are limited to enterprise level or municipal deployments. Startup AVidea, makers of the Safe Zone Gunfire Detection System is selling their detector at a consumer price point - $14...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

BluB0x Company Profile

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BluB0x has doubled in revenue every year since its founding in 2013, according to CEO Patrick Barry [link no longer available]. We originally reported on them in 2015. At the time, they described themselves as a "hosted security platform that deli...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Solink Raises $12 Million - Company Profile

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Most industry professionals have never heard of Solink, a company whose tagline is: It's time to revolutionize the way business uses video. However, raised ~$12 million USD recently, a substantial raise for video surveillance standards, espe...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

Surging Wyze Raises $20 Million, Threat To Chinese Brands

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The Seattle Startup that is disrupting consumer IP cameras with $20 pricing has just raised $20 million dollars (SEC Filing and company press release). This is bad news for Chinese brands like Dahua, Hikvision, and Xiaomi that have been working...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Gorilla Technology AI Provider, Raises $15 Million, Profiled

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Gorilla Technology is a Taiwanese video analytics manufacturer that recently announced a $15 million investment from SBI Group, saying this "strengthens our position as an Edge AI leader" In this report, based on a conversation with Gorilla Techn...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

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 - over 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 - over 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 - almost 2 years 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 - almost 2 years 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 - almost 2 years 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 an...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years 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 - about 2 years 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 - about 2 years 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 - about 2 years 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 - about 2 years ago

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