Defigo Raises $4.4M in New Funding to Accelerate International Growth with Durable, Keyless Access Control Solution That Helps Customers Save Tons of CO2 Emissions

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The company has made significant progress since its commercial launch in 2018, currently serving 14,000 users and having opened 20 million doors in 2021.


The Defigo digital intercom

The Defigo solution includes a high-resolution touchscreen intercom, web and cloud platform where building administrators can control access.

OSLO, Norway – January 18, 2022 – (Newswire.com)

Defigo, a Norwegian leader in Mobile PropTech as an access control service designed for multi-family, commercial and student housing, today announced $4.4 million in new funding from new investors. and existing assets as it prepares to evolve its operations and help its clients increase the efficiency and sustainability of their real estate assets. The company plans to use the new funds to accelerate its growth in North America and expand its operations in Northern Europe.

Defigo offers a cloud-based access control solution, as a service, that can be integrated into any existing building infrastructure, allowing owners and managers of multi-family residential and commercial real estate to digitize their access control. access without spending money to replace what they already are. using. As it expands its operations to more countries, Defigo will be able to help more international clients increase the efficiency of managing their real estate portfolio and achieve their sustainability goals, by saving up to five tonnes of CO2 emissions per building.

“With the current European taxonomy and similar regulatory requirements in other countries and states, such as Local Law 97 in New York State, in the near future, we aim to support our customers by not only providing them with a modern keyless access and mobile access control solution, but also helping them in their contribution to climate change by extending the service life access systems they have in their buildings,” says Hildur Smaradottir, CEO of Defigo. “Most legacy access control solutions are robust and although somewhat outdated, they can be modernized and made to last much longer by simply implementing a digital solution such as Defigo. This gives property managers and property owners a sustainable alternative to installing a new solution in their buildings while providing tenants and occupants with modern, keyless access to the buildings in which they live and work.

For new builds, the Defigo solution is a green alternative that streamlines building administration across multiple properties, provides raw material savings, wiring and installation cost savings, and significantly reduces the need for related transportation. to access control and eliminates the need for traditional keys, RFID tags and plastic access cards.

With initial distribution agreements in place in the United States, the company is poised to accelerate its growth and open millions of doors in the United States and throughout Northern Europe in 2022. “Our new partners recognize that the Defigo solution is unique in the field of access control. a service market. They want to offer the solution to their customers as a user-friendly, keyless and above all environmentally friendly alternative to traditional systems. Together with our partners, we have ambitious goals for Defigo in the United States,” says Bob Moore, a veteran in the professional security market and country director for Defigo in the United States.

New Norwegian investors OPF Pension Fund, MP Pension Fund, an undisclosed family office as well as existing investors Idekapital, Norway’s largest venture capital firm, PKH Pension Fund and a real estate investor, Nunchi, are participating in this funding round pre-series A.

About Defigo: Defigo offers digital access control as a service for multi-family, commercial and student residences. Its solution includes a high-resolution touchscreen intercom, a web and cloud platform where building administrators can control access to all of their buildings in a clean, easy-to-use interface, and a mobile app to provide seamless access. key at end users and tenants and finally replace keys and access cards. Defigo works with all popular access control infrastructures and seamlessly integrates with other parts of the building, such as elevators, garage doors, fire extinguishers, electric vehicle charging stations, and more. See Defigo’s Keyless Digital Access Solution in Action here.

Defigo is headquartered in Oslo and its US office is in Boston.

For more information, contact:

Hildur Smaradottir, CEO of Defigo: [email protected] mobile: 0047 901 81 750

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