Evolv Technology

Evolv Technology is a leader in free-flow threat detection, has screened more than 25 million people to-date, preventing visitors from bringing more than 5000 weapons into public venues and places of work globally.

Evolv Technology exists to preserve everyone’s fundamental right to be safe in the places people gather. The company applies sensors, data, and machine learning to detect and prevent a wide set of global threats to people.

Evolv Technology was founded in 2013 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Evolv Technology's solutions help proactively keep people and assets safe by using sensors to detect both metallic and non-metallic threats, while also integrating facial recognition to identify people of interest. 

Evolv's products, which are designed to address the active shooter, workplace violence and terrorism epidemic without the hassle of traditional security screening, return confidence and peace of mind to security professionals and visitors around the world.

Evolv eliminates the need to choose between safety and convenience, reducing the burden on security teams and taking the hassle out of people screening at places of work, schools, sports stadiums, entertainment venues, hotels and conference centers, airports, houses of worship, and government agencies.

Evolv customers are from a wide range of organizations such as Lincoln Center, Oakland Airport, Gillette Stadium, and LL Bean, who uses Evolv's free-flow weapons detection to prevent active shooters and terrorists from entering their venues while providing a non-intrusive experience.


Evolv Technology is backed by General Catalyst Partners, Bill Gates, Lux Capital, Data Collective, SineWave Ventures, Finback Investment Partners, Finback Investment Partner and others. The company raised $30M in a growth equity financing on Jan 08, 2020. This new round brings Evolv's total funding to $83.8M to date.



  • Year founded: 2013
  • Funding Info: $83.8M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Growth Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Waltham
  • State: Massachusetts
  • Country: United States
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