Our Story

UniKey's mission is to replace the entire keychain with your phone in a more convenient way than a key. Check out how we've been making progress toward that mission since 2010.


UniKey is founded by Phil Dumas in Orlando, FL.


Phil is featured on ABC's
Shark Tank and receives offers
from all five investors.


UniKey receives $1.1M
seed round investment
lead by ff Venture Capital.


UniKey enters a licensing deal with Kwikset.
The Kwikset Kevo product launches in 12 months.


UniKey lands second partnership with
ERA and expands internationally.


UniKey raises Series A round:
$13 Million


UniKey expands into the
commercial market -
signs first two partners.
Kwikset Kevo 2nd generation launches.


UniKey establishes several strategic partnerships, expands senior management team, and closes next venture capital round.


Expanding into the commercial, automotive industry, and beyond. Approximately 40 team members, 17 major partnerships (7 of which are #1 in their market and geography), 160M+ global doors locked and unlocked in 65 countries worldwide, 350,000 locks powered by UniKey, 15+ patents, raised more than $20mm in venture capital and debt.