Our Story

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

2010

UniKey is founded by Phil Dumas in Orlando, FL.

2012

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

2012

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

2013

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

2014

UniKey lands second partnership with
ERA and expands internationally.

2015

UniKey raises Series A round:
$13 Million

2016

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

2017

Now: Expanding into the commercial IoT verticals, automotive and beyond. Approximately 50 team members, 15 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, 10+ patents, raised more than $20mm in venture capital and debt.