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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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 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 - almost 3 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 - almost 3 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 - almost 3 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 - almost 3 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 - about 3 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 - about 3 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 - about 3 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 - about 3 years ago

Resolver Raises $20M For Acquisitions

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Resolver has closed a $20M funding round, and has several acquisition targets lined up already. Industry people might better now Resolver from PPM 2000, who Resolver acquired in 2016 (see our Resolver / PPM 2000 Profile). Executives from the com...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

Milestone / Canon Announces Cloud Spinoff Arcus Global, Now Arcules

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Milestone has spun off a business, Arcus Global [link no longer available], funded by their parent company Canon. The new company aims to transform the VSaaS market with an enterprise-class offering. IPVM spoke with Milestone about the new busine...

By IPVM Team - over 3 years ago

Anomaly Analytics Developer iCetana Raises $6M For US/Europe Expansion

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Australian-based iCetana says their GPU-based anomaly detection analytics are proven and ready to expand globally. To do that, they have raised $6M to build sales teams in the US and Europe. CEO Chris Farquhar [link no longer available], and lead...

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

ShotSpotter IPOs, Facing Low Revenue and Losses

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A rare event for North American security manufacturers has happened. ShotSpotter has IPOed on the NASDAQ, raising $30.8 million. US IPOs, overall, have become much tougher since the dot com boom, with revenue and growth demands typically quite h...

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

Mobotix Owner Ups Investment In Knightscope

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Knightscope is asking for investments from literally anyone, with a public "mini-IPO". Recently the company secured some additional funding from Mobotix owner Konica Minolta, who initially invested in Knightscope's $3.8M Series A round in 2014. I...

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

Jeff Bezos-Funded Deep Sentinel Security Startup

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Deep Learning is a rising trend in many commercial security products, and now one entrepreneur wants to bring deep learning to residential security. CEO/Founder Dave Selinger [link no longer available]'s company, Deep Sentinel has raised $7.4M fr...

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

$38+ Million Funding Powers VMS Challenger IronYun

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VMS and video analytics have received little funding this decade. However, one Taiwan startup, IronYun, has bucked this trend, with a relatively massive amount of funding for an offering that combines deep learning analytics, multi-tier storage, ...

By IPVM Team - almost 4 years ago

The Dumbest Investment Campaign - Knightscope

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IPVM has seen many strange investments over the years. Who can forget how BRS Labs burned ~$100 million of mom and pop investments in their pursuit of whatever they thought they were doing. And that was horrible. Now a new investment campaign, f...

By John Honovich - almost 4 years ago

Hikvision $6 Billion: Doubles Chinese Government Funding

Hikvision has announced a new $3+ billion line of credit, in addition to the previous $3+ billion one from December 2015. This new one is from the Export-Import Bank of China (Exim). In this note, we examine Exim's central role within the Chinese...

By John Honovich - about 4 years ago

You Can Invest In The Silicon Valley Robot Mini-IPO

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Do you want own a part of the robot future? Now, you can. After gaining international fame with their robot runs over child debacle, Knightscope is seeking new funding through what they are calling a "mini IPO to test the waters". We spoke with...

By Brian Karas - about 4 years ago

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