Berlin-based phone-as-a-service (PaaS) startup Everphone is gearing up for its U.S. launch with its headquarters in Miami, Florida, one of the nation’s fastest growing tech hubs, according to a statement from press published Friday, December 17. .
For a monthly subscription price, Everphone supplies, repairs, replaces and recycles mobile devices for business customers. The company chose Miami for its technological talent pool and its proximity to high-growth companies and investors.
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Everphone’s entry into the U.S. market follows its $ 200 million fundraiser earlier this month. With the growth of hybrid work fueled by the pandemic, it has become more difficult for businesses to manage employee devices.
“Everphone serves efficiency-conscious, environmentally conscious organizations that want to create world-class experiences for their employees, and this gives us confidence that the US market will quickly embrace our phone-as-a-service model.” ”Said Jan Dzulko, CEO and Founder. of Everphone.
“If we capture this huge market, we will contribute to better run businesses, while helping to significantly reduce the carbon footprint and improve the employee experience. In short, Everphone makes scanning easy and sustainable.
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Globally, Everphone has 200 employees who support more than 1,000 customers using some 125 devices. In the United States, the company works with several customers, including mobility provider TIER and delivery service Starship.
The company’s US operations are led by Managing Director Tillmann Schwabe, who comes to Everphone from CompuGroup Medical as vice president of sales. He also held various management positions at IONOS for several years. Schwabe began his career as the founder and CEO of a digital nutritional supplement merchant.
“Whether it’s meeting the needs of a changing workforce, meeting sustainability goals, or keeping up with the latest technology while staying secure and compliant, everphone is uniquely positioned to help US businesses to optimize their use of phones, tablets and laptops, ”Schwabe said.