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KISI is the easy, secure and flexible access sharing platform for commercial and residential buildings.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2012
  • Website

Company Summary

KISI is a smartphone-enabled access control system. Designed for businesses, commercial office and residential buildings, KISI integrates with existing infrastructure to add speed, convenience and functionality to traditional access control systems. The system consists of a beautifully designed, one-device-fits-all gateway, an easy-to-use online management system and the KISI App. With KISI, key cards and fobs can be a thing of the past.


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    Bernhard just makes it happen.
    His strength as the "designer" is concepting and realizing ideas.
    - M.Sc. (2011) and B.Sc. in industrial design
    - Honours degree in digital technology management (CDTM)
    - Columbia Business School
    - startup experience: co-founded software market research company
    - product manager and designer at a digital fitness equipment startup.
    - first designer to work in the area of management consulting at

  • Max is the true “hustler” within the team: he presses the juice out of numbers.
    - M.Sc. in innovation management and information systems
    - honours degree in technology
    management (CDTM)
    - B.Sc. in finance and accounting.
    - Experience in production processes in the synthetics industry, sales and marketing in start-ups as well as banking in New York.
    - startup experience in digital fitness
    equipment startup as a business developer.

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    Carl Edouard Pfeiffer

    Carl as hacker is driven by a passion for building systems that improve people’s everyday lives.
    - Startup experience building a system for email-overloaded people at Stanford University
    - Double degree in computer science and information systems, TU Munich, as well as technology and management program of the CDTM.
    - Worked for a price comparision portal and as a tutor for
    various lectures.

Previous Investors

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    Sponsorship from german ministry of economics and technology