Facial Recognition Tech Startup AnyVision Raises $74 Million

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NYC based AnyVision, which specializes in face, body and object-recognition software, closed on new financing that it hopes will continue its growth.

The startup landed $74 million in its Series A funding round, it’s first. The funding comes from Microsoft’s venture fund M12, DFJ Growth and OG Technology Partners. Additional funding was provided by Robert Bosch GmbH, Eldridge Industries, Qualcomm Ventures and LightSpeed Venture Partners.

Founded in 2015, AnyVision specializes in facial, body, and object-recognition software, and develops core software solutions that make all cameras smart. These solutions are apply to all cameras, computing frameworks, and use-cases.

“There are very few times in business when you have the opportunity to build an entirely new industry alongside leading ecosystem players,” said AnyVision co-founder and CEO Eylon Etshtein, in a statement.

AnyVision currently has more than 240 employees worldwide, with offices in New York, Tel Aviv, Mexico, Singapore and London. It has hundreds of corporate customers, including Bosch, Johnson Controls and Genetec.

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