This week Zaplox announced that it has closed a € 3 million funding round.

The startup, founded in 2010, has developed and patented a system to handle door locking using mobile phones. Zaplox system gives companies worldwide the opportunity to improve the efficiency of key management and to create new services and processes through the use of mobile keys. It can already count SkiStar, Sony Mobile and HTL amongst its customers.

The money will be used for further expanding into the European and American markets.

“We are experiencing a large interest from customers in Europe and the U.S. and will now be hiring a few more people to expand further.” says Magnus Friberg, CEO at Zaplox.

The startup raised the money mainly from the German family Mankel, represented thru the company 4M Beteiligung. In total the startup has now raised almost € 6 million, with Swedish Industrifonden and LMK ventures being amongst the investors as well.