Nexkey Inc. News

Nexkey announces the launch of Nexkay Solo, one-of-its-kind wireless, battery-powered door strike

Nexkey, a globally renowned innovator in the cloud and mobile-based access control industry, trusted by over 20,000 users, has announced the launch of Nexkey Solo, a wireless, battery-powered door strike. Traditional access control solutions that work with wired electric strikes require a door controller, reader, and access control panel to be connected with the strike to make the whole solution work. The result of needing up to four pieces of hardware drives up installation effort to hours and...

Nexkey appoints Amit Rele Vice President of Product to drive innovation in mobile access control

Nexkey, an end-to-end provider of mobile access control solutions, has appointed technology veteran Amit Rele as VP of Product to lead product management and product marketing. The appointment, announced at Upfront Summit, follows Nexkey’s $6 million Series A funding round led last year by Upfront Ventures.  Nexkey access management  Before joining Nexkey, Rele worked across the spectrum of consumer and enterprise technology companies, from startups to Fortune 500 companies lik...

Mobile access control solutions provider Nexkey opens doors to next-generation solutions and raises $6 million Series A round

Nexkey, an end-to-end provider of mobile access control solutions, today announced that it has raised a $6 million Series A round led by Upfront Ventures. Manu Kumar’s K9 Ventures, Mark IV Capital and Anand Chandrasekaran, former Head of Platform for Messenger at Facebook also participated in the round. Secure, cloud-connected app Nexkey’s secure, cloud-connected app turns any smartphone into a digital key, allowing businesses to do away with cumbersome keycards, fobs, and metal ke...

Nexkey looking to eliminate keys, simplify access control

Nexkey says its mission is to disrupt the access control market and ‘change the way people experience access to physical places’. The startup is embracing the latest buzzword for access control – frictionless – while also enabling electronic access control for doors currently protected by mechanical locks. The system is simple with only three components – a controller, an electronic replacement lock core, and a smart phone app. The ‘controller’, a combi...