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Series C | Alive

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Last Raised

$50M | 1 yr ago



About Beekeeper

Beekeeper operates as an employee communication application service provider. It connects the workforce that includes non-desk workers, regardless of role and location, and can reach, connect and engage these employees to create new ways of working, without requiring a corporate email or mobile number to log in. It serves hospitality, manufacturing, retail, construction, and other sectors. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Headquarters Location

Hardturmstrasse 181

Zurich, 8005,


+41 44 271 28 16


ESPs containing Beekeeper

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Enterprise Tech / HR Tech

The employee engagement market is focused on improving employee retention and ensuring companies have the talent to fulfill their business strategy. This market also addresses labor-management tasks such as tax adjustment, social insurance, distribution of payslips, and employment contracts. Additionally, the market offers talent management functions to support more strategic HR tasks. Frontline w…

Beekeeper named as Leader among 15 other companies, including Workjam, Aisera, and Lattice.


Research containing Beekeeper

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Beekeeper in 3 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Nov 16, 2022.

Expert Collections containing Beekeeper

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Beekeeper is included in 4 Expert Collections, including Restaurant Tech.


Restaurant Tech

1,285 items

Hardware and software for restaurant management, bookings, staffing, mobile restaurant payments, inventory management, cloud kitchens, and more. On-demand food delivery services are excluded from this collection.


HR Tech

4,168 items

The HR tech collection includes software vendors that enable companies to develop, hire, manage, and pay their workforces. Focus areas include benefits, compensation, engagement, EORs & PEOs, HRIS & HRMS, learning & development, payroll, talent acquisition, and talent management.


Store tech (In-store retail tech)

2,163 items

Companies that make tech solutions to enable brick-and-mortar retail store operations.


Travel Technology (Travel Tech)

381 items

Tech-enabled companies offering services and products focused on hotels. This collection includes hotel booking services, virtual concierge solutions, staff management and products for connected rooms, among others.

Latest Beekeeper News

Beekeeper Announces Frontline Hero Award Winners for 2023

Nov 17, 2023

Beekeeper Announces Frontline Hero Award Winners for 2023 Views: 0 Beekeeper celebrates the frontline heroes who went above and beyond to make a difference this past year SAN FRANCISCO and ZURICH, Nov. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ —  Beekeeper , the leading frontline success system, today announced the winners of their second annual “Frontline Hero Awards.” This award recognizes the frontline employees who have gone above and beyond in their roles. Frontline Heroes support their teams, improve customer experience, foster employee development and build stronger relationships across their teams. Frontline workers represent over  80% of the global workforce , but they are often left out of key workplace conversations. As a result, frontline workers around the world are often disconnected, and feel undervalued, which leads to disengagement in the workplace. “Frontline heroes are the backbone of their organization. These team members go above and beyond in their roles every day to help customers, meet production deadlines, hit sales quotas, and more, shared Cristian Grossmann, co-founder and CEO, Beekeeper. “Their dedication inspires and motivates those around them, and elevates the brand as a whole. The world needs more frontline heroes like these and we here at Beekeeper are happy to celebrate this year’s winners with the public.” What Makes a Frontline Hero Beekeeper has partnered with leading frontline organizations to honor and celebrate frontline heroes across every industry. Each year, a panel of judges reviews hundreds of frontline hero nominees who play a vital role in their organization. Frontline Hero nomination sponsors range from co-workers, to frontline managers, to corporate employees, who recognize a worker’s accomplishments, and demonstrated hard and soft skills, such as: Adaptability and resilience in the face of adversity or during times of significant change, showcasing their ability to overcome challenges and deliver exceptional results Community impact on their local community through their work, demonstrating a commitment to social responsibility and making a positive difference in the lives of others Consistent contribution to the overall success of the organization, demonstrating reliability, integrity, and a strong work ethic Demonstrated compassion and empathy in their interactions with clients, customers, or patients, making a positive impact on the well-being of others Exceptional dedication and commitment to their role, going above and beyond the call of duty Exemplary customer service by demonstrating exceptional communication skills, empathy, and problem-solving abilities Innovation and creativity in improving processes, implementing new ideas, or finding creative solutions to complex problems Leadership and teamwork by fostering and promoting a collaborative, supportive a positive and productive workplace culture Outstanding performance, particularly in challenging or high-pressure situations, and recognizing the individual’s ability to deliver exceptional results Positive attitude and motivation by fostering a supportive and uplifting work environment that contributes to the overall morale and motivation of the team This year Beekeeper received over 100 nominations worldwide from companies like Caribou Coffee, Tyson, Mandarin Oriental and more, which was an impressive increase of over 42% from last year. Mary Ellen Barry, Food Safety Superintendent at Cargill Sharon Choi, Team Member Relations Specialist at Resorts World Las Vegas Jason Fernandez, Training Specialist at Tyson Foods Susanna Jampen, Graduate Nurse at Spitex Oberthurgau in Switzerland James “Pap” Papapietro, Warehouse Supervisor for C&S Wholesale Grocers Carlos Isais is a member of the Guest Relations team at Caribou Coffee. In every role he’s held at Caribou, Carlos finds ways to ‘spark a chain reaction of good,’ by creating great experiences and connections between guests and team members. Carlos leads with empathy and understanding, and his journey with Caribou has enabled him to showcase his personality and find unique ways to problem-solve and improve both guest and team experiences. His mindset of servant leadership has made him an essential member of the Guest Relations team at Caribou. Raqi Kosta is a Residences House Person at the Mandarin Oriental, Boston, a five-star luxury hotel, located in Boston’s Back Bay. Originally a teacher from Albania, he got his first job in Boston at the Old Town Trolley as a cleaner. From there, he became a part of Mandarin Oriental’s opening team. For Raqi, a frontline hero is about making someone’s stay in the hotel special. Raqi makes sure that the public areas meet Mandarin Oriental’s luxury standards for residents, and ensure his teams treat each other with respect and trust. He also passionately supports and uplifts the company’s community sustainability initiatives. Chris Hunter is the Director of the Field Support Team at Red Bull Distribution Company. In his role, he leads a team of Field Support Managers that hire, train, and inspire brand new sales teams in expansion markets. His team also leads the efforts to ensure that all the projects’ deliverables are being completed to ensure a successful launch. Chris provides vision and direction and makes initiatives come to life, which in turn propels the frontline forward to success. For him, the team is the core to this success. Grossmann continues, “Celebrating the heroes that fuel our customers’ success is one of the best parts of my job. Each of this year’s finalists have made outstanding contributions to their companies. Beekeeper is honored to shine a light on these employees and the important role that frontline workers play in company success and superior customer experiences.” Resources About Beekeeper Beekeeper empowers frontline businesses and their workers with the digital solutions they need to do their best possible work. Founded in 2012, Beekeeper’s mobile-first platform was designed and built for deskless employees who — despite representing 80% of the global workforce — have been chronically underserved when it comes to workplace technology. With Beekeeper’s Frontline Success System, companies can automate paper-based processes, communicate with employees in real-time from anywhere, and improve the engagement, productivity, and safety of frontline teams.

Beekeeper Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Beekeeper founded?

    Beekeeper was founded in 2012.

  • Where is Beekeeper's headquarters?

    Beekeeper's headquarters is located at Hardturmstrasse 181, Zurich.

  • What is Beekeeper's latest funding round?

    Beekeeper's latest funding round is Series C.

  • How much did Beekeeper raise?

    Beekeeper raised a total of $136.01M.

  • Who are the investors of Beekeeper?

    Investors of Beekeeper include Keen Venture Partners, Alpana Ventures, Swisscanto Invest, Edenred Capital Partners, Energize Capital and 23 more.

  • Who are Beekeeper's competitors?

    Competitors of Beekeeper include YOOBIC, Flip, Happeo, Nudge, Concrete and 7 more.


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