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RemoteLock Raises $17.8M in Series B Funding

Kim Garcia
January 20, 2022

Denver, CO – RemoteLock, the leader in universal access control, announced today that it has raised a $17.8 million Series B funding round ($14.8M closed in December 2021 and an additional $3.0M closing Q1 2022). UnitLeader led the round, joined by current investors Kozo Keikaku Engineering, Inc. (KKE) and Iron Gate Capital.  RemoteLock launched the world’s first universal access platform—cloud-based…

What is Keyless Entry?

Daniel Bailin
January 19, 2022

PINs, Key Cards, Smartphone Access: How to Decide Which is Right for Your Property Did you know ancient Romans used to wear keys around their necks as jewelry? It was a sign of affluence and meant you had treasure or property to protect. While safeguarding your valuables is still vitally important to just about anybody…

26 Terms You Should Know About Access Control

Molly Worth
January 13, 2022

Whether you’re working in property management or the vacation rental industry, you may have engaged in a conversation recently about access control. If you felt that everyone knew precisely what they were talking about–except you–then you’ve come to the right place. Here, RemoteLock has compiled an essential glossary of terms. Read on to ensure you…

New Year’s Resolutions You CAN Keep

Molly Worth
December 29, 2021

It’s that time again! The turning of the calendar to a new year brings both the opportunity to reflect on the last 12 months and the chance to begin planning for the next dozen. Before you jump to the ol’ stand-bys of “eat healthier” and “spend less time on social media,” we offer this ready-made…

A Japanese Case Study: Throwing Away the Keys to the City

Molly Worth
December 21, 2021

Have you ever wondered what your city will look like 50 years from now? Maybe it’s full of high-speed trains, hydroponic greenhouses on every corner, even people in personal jetpacks and VR goggles. One city in Japan has taken a step into the future albeit sans jetpacks. Omitama, located an hour northeast of Tokyo, underwent…

RemoteLock & Guesty for Hosts: Integrate in 4 Easy Steps

Molly Worth
December 14, 2021

Summer’s hot vacation rental market shows no signs of cooling off in the coming holiday season. In fact, a report from Guesty, a property management software provider, shows November and December 2021 reservation volume in the US is 377% higher than November and December 2020, and already 91% higher than pre-COVID November and December 2019….