Funding (143)

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Funding Surveillance Maintenance

Too often, users forget to fund surveillance maintenance costs, resulting in systems that break down and become essentially worthless. While most understandably focus on the initial installation and getting a system up and running, surveillance sy...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

Pivot3 Raises $23 million / Refocuses

Last year, we raised concerns that Pivot3 was pivoting away from the surveillance business. Now, Pivot3 has raised a major fundraising round of $23 million lead by Samsung. In this note, we examine how this impacts Pivot3's positioning and why Piv...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

Avigilon's Projected Market Cap and IPO Plans

In September 2011, Avigilon announced plans to IPO. At that time, we analyzed the prospectus looking at their massive growth and comparatively weak profit margins. Now, Avigilon has ammended their prospectus filling to detail how much they are goi...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

Biggest VSaaS Funding Yet: Dropcam's New Round Examined

While dozens of companies are launching VSaaS services, to date, all of these new companies have relatively small amounts of funding - typically less than a million dollars. Now, Dropcam has announced a new Series A funding round of nearly $6 Mill...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Winners and Losers Fall 2011

Now that the dust has settled from the new announcements of the last month, we can better understand the impact on the overall video surveillance market.Activity was fairly low and unimpressive. This is, by far, the worst recent turnout (compare t...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Avigilon IPO Plan Analyzed

Megapixel surveillance manufacturer Avigilon announced plans to IPO [link no longer available]. This is a major and rare move for video surveillance companies, riding on the explosive revenue growth of Avigilon for the past few years. In this note...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

VideoIQ Funding, CEO Change and Progress Examined

In September 2011, VideoIQ had two major events: raising $7.5 Million USD [link no longer available] in new funding and hiring a new CEO [link no longer available] just a few months after announcing very high sales growth [link no longer available...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

3VR's Financial Results and Competitive Positioning Examined

3VR is one of the best funded companies in the history of video surveillance. With $50 Million plus total investment, 3VR has focused on deeply embedding video intelligence / analytics into video management appliances. In this note, we review the ...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

BVI Retail Video Analytics Examined

For years, retail video analytics have been cited as having great potential. Despite this, large scale applications have been relatively scarce. In the midst of general concerns and lawsuits about video analytics, a US based retail video analytics...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Poll Results and Webinar Recorded Video

On April 20th, nearly 100 IPVM Pro Members participated in a webinar discussing 'Winners and Losers Spring 2011'. Interest from members focused heavily on PSIM and analytics.We start with a brief overview and provide the full 1 hour recorded webin...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

ObjectVideo's Funding, Future and Challenges Examined

Much maligned video analytic vendor ObjectVideo received a massive investment earlier this year, raising questions about its positioning and future outlook. In this note, we share our findings from discussions with numerous ObjectVideo partners an...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Sensr.net's Funding and Silicon Valley VSaaS Examined

The funding of Sensr.net represents the first Silicon Valley style play into the emerging Video Surveillance as a Service Market. Until now, the market has been overwhelmingly filled with bootstrapped and angel funded entrants who focused on solvi...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Investments & Acquisitions Directory 2011

This directory provides a single source of information on funding and acquisitions in the video surveillance market. It is part of our Video Surveillance Financials section, where we analyze on-going investment trends and announcements within the ...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Envysion's Funding and Financial Progress Examined

In this note, we examine managed video provider Envysion's recent fund raising and financial progress, including details from a conversation with Envysion. Of particular interest is Envysion's atypical fund raising pace and revenue/business model....

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

3VR Raises $17 Million

In one of the largest VC investments ever for a video recorder/analytics company, 3VR announced a $17 Million investment (see filed SEC Form D). This follows an August 2009 $12 Million investment bringing the total raised to approximately $60 Mill...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

TimeSight Raised New Funding

A November 2010 SEC document [link no longer available] discloses that TimeSight, a NVR manufacturer offering storage optimization [link no longer available], has raised new funding. TimeSight confirmed the funding in an email, noting that, "the l...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Vidient Out of Business - Analytics Market Examined

Video analytics manufacturer, Vidient, has gone out of business. This is the first prominent, well funded video analytics company to do so. [The last major analytics event was DvTel acquiring ioimage in January 2010.] According to an interview wi...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Examining Avigilon's Financial Performance

In this update, we examine megapixel/HD speciliast Avigilon's revenue, growth rate, competitive positioning and future strategic challenges. Starting with 1 employee and $50,000 annual revenue in 2005, Avigilon grew over 33,000% [link no longer av...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Intransa Raises $6.3 Million

An August 2010 SEC document discloses that surveillance storage manufacturer Intransa has raised $6.3 Million. A total of 13 investors for this offering was cited.In an email, Intransa commented that Intransa has "had multiple quarters of continuo...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

June 2010 Funding Examined

A June 2010 SEC document disclosed additional funding for VMS supplier TimeSight Systems, offering integrated storage optimization. This announcement disclosed $1.25 Million in funding from 2 investors. Revenue was not disclosed. In March 2010, ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Acuity Funding and Financial Results Examined

Two June 2010 SEC filings disclose funding and financial results for Acuity, a VMS company providing integrated video analytics and biometrics. A June 10, 2010 SEC form discloses a $4.7 Million USD round of funding. 32 investors participated in...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

New Funding for Intransa - June 2010

Storage / video appliance supplier, Intransa has raised additional funding, furthering a massive amount of investment. According to US government documentation, Intransa raised an additional $1.87 Million USD (disclosed in June 2010). Additionally...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Hikvision's Huge IPO Examined

This note examines the financial details and competitive contrast of Hikvision's May 2010 IPO. This is an extremely large and noteworthy IPO for the video surveillance space. The Shenzhen Stock Exchange reports [link no longer available] Hikvisio...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

More Money, More Questions

Another month, another significant amount of new funding from dozens of new small investors. Government documents disclose that BRS Labs has raised $4.8 Million from a total of 71 investors (average investment - $67,000). This follows $13 million ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

BRS New Investment Examined

Government filings disclose important details of BRS Labs funding and fundraising practices, including an April 2010 announcement. The most interesting details are the number of BRS Labs investors and the average size of each investment. In the p...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

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