UniKey Technologies, an Orlando, FL-based smart access control company, closed a venture capital funding round of undisclosed amount.
Backers included ff Venture Capital, Asset Management Ventures and Samsung NEXT, as well as two new strategic investors.
The company intends to use the funds to increase hiring this year by adding additional software engineers and expand vertically.
Led by Phil Dumas, Founder and CEO, UniKey provides companies and manufacturers the ability to develop and deploy smart lock or access control products on a secure platform. Since launching in 2010, the company has equipped thousands of homes with smart lock technology and now plans to expand its reach further, by taking its secure mobile key platform to offices and connected ecosystems.
The company has partnered with Kwikset, Nortek and Grosvenor.