Remote desktop provider AnyDesk gets $70M in funding and announces plans to add more functionalities

AnyDesk, a Germany-based remote desk software solution, said this week that it landed a $70 million funding in Series C primary and secondary funding round. The raise values the remote software company at a whopping $660 million, making it one of the fastest-growing companies in Germany and Europe.

According to TechCrunch, this latest funding round was led by the US-based growth equity firm General Atlantic, with some participation from existing investors EQT Ventures, Possible Ventures, and Insight Partners. As part of the investment deal, General Atlantic’s Achim Berg will be joining the advisory board to support the German startup in its latest push in the global market.

The fresh investment comes as the software startup reaches nearly 450 million downloads worldwide and continues its rapid growth fueled by the rise of remote and hybrid work setups. The company plans to use the fresh funding to expand its team and accelerate product development, adding new products and services to its current offerings.

Founded in 2014, and based in Stuttgart, Germany, AnyDesk develops proprietary and unique remote desktop software solution that provides users and businesses with secure remote access to computers and other devices (mobile and desktop) running the host application. AnyDesk software solution provides remote control, file transfer, and VPN functionalities. The company plans to launch even more functionalities and additional features by next year.

Currently, AnyDesk operates offices in more than 190 countries and has over 80,000 customers using its remote desktop software, including big names such as Bosch, Google, and McDonald’s.



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