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Maximilian Schuetz (Co-Founder) and Bernhard Mehl (Co-Founder)

Location: New Lab is a cathedral of manufacturing: an 84,000 square foot working space in the shell of a Brooklyn Navy Yard building. This former epicentre of ship building is now state of the art once again. 50 companies work here on challenges in artificial intelligence, robotics and more. // newlab.com

Kisi – Keys Made Easy

Internet of Things
Founded in 2013
15 employees
Funding $1.5M / 1 round

Kisi was founded in 2013 by Bernhard Mehl, Max Schuetz, and Carl Pfeiffer in Munich, Germany. Today, Kisi helps hundreds of organizations streamline their operations and enhance security. Their applications range from small brick-and-mortar operations to multi-location enterprises looking to overhaul outdated systems. They are also the top access control system choice among coworking spaces, with other clients including Casper, DigitalOcean, Cushman & Wakefield, Yesware, Percolate, and Harry’s. Their keyless entry solution has been recognized as one of the most innovative advancements in smart office technology on the market today. If you’re looking to improve security and help revolutionize access control, give them a buzz.

This article was published in “the Hundert Vol. 9 – Startups of New York“, December 2016.