Wireless Router Eero was run a few ads for their supporters this morning, including the approval of FCC, and the delay in the shipment of its products early next year.
The company also disclosed he raised somewhere in the neighborhood of $ 35 million for the financing of the global marketplace, Redpoint Ventures and Shasta Ventures.
Start not want to say the exact details of its financing, but put the total funding to date to more than $ 40 million. This raised seed round of $ 5 million in February 2015
Run began with the notion that it can do for the wireless routing that nest made for units with affordable, wireless system that essentially redirects a Wi-Fi mesh network using for a stronger signal throughout the house.
$ 5 million to seed this year, had to go to build a product and get it ready for the market. Eero new approval by the FCC is an important step for the company’s ability to sell its products in the United States, and much needed milestone to get to a place to Eero market. The FCC is responsible for the regulation of all wireless equipment and sets standards for wireless devices, how to behave.
However, the approval of the government is not the only thing in the way of transportation of these routers. Wireless launch also said in the letter supporters it will delay the launch of its product in the beginning of next year.
“If we had less stringent standards, we can get the product out the door and into your homes this month. But we do not want to deliver a beta product,” read the letter, referring to the problems in an industrial scale because of the demand for pre-order and overcome problems with variations in the size of the home.
“We do not want to make excuses,” the letter went on to say. “Setting a schedule for the development of [19459008Eero] was more of an art than a science. Like other hardware companies, we have made our best guess, but ultimately were too aggressive. We are used to waiting for fancy new phones and cars, but, as a young company, we do not want our customers to wait [19459008Eero]. ”
Eero offered to return orders “without question” to frustrated customers.