Beekeeper, a Zurich, Switzerland-based creator of an operational communications platform for non-desk workforces, closed a $45m Series B financing.
The round was co-led by Thayer Ventures and Swisscanto Invest by Zürcher Kantonalbank, with participation from prior investors including Atomico, Alpana Ventures, Edenred Capital Partners, Fyrfly, Hammer Team, investiere, HighSage Ventures, Keen Venture Partners, Samsung NEXT, Swiss Post, and Swisscom.
The company plans to use the new funding to further expand its platform and further expand its offering with new features and integrations.
Founded in 2012 by Cristian Grossmann (Ph.D. in Engineering), Flavio Pfaffhauser (MSc in Computer Science), Daniel Sztutwojner (MSc in Mathematics) and Andreas Slotosch (M.A. in Business & Technology), Beekeeper is a digital workplace app where operational systems and communication channels live within a secure platform. The system connects desk and non-desk employees across locations and departments in real-time via mobile or desktop and includes an intelligent dashboard to help companies improve internal communication and streamline business processes.
Now, the company has customers in more than 160 countries including Hyatt Hotels, Dollar General, Domino’s Pizza and SeaBoard Foods.