We’ve been talking about employee experience for years, but few tech solutions take into account the physical aspect of the employee experience. Lane just raised $2.5 million to do just that. In SMB and small middle market employers it isn’t unusual to see facilities be paired with HR – both under finance. This could prove to be an interesting play in that market segment.
Lane, a Toronto, Canada-based provider of a workplace experience platform, raised $2.5m in funding.Backers included Alate Partners, Panache Ventures and Colliers/Techstars.The company intends to use the funds key new hires and office openings in the US, including New York and Los Angeles, slated for Q3 of this year.Founded by CEO Clint Robinson and CPO Kofi Gyekye, Lane provides a workplace experience platform that provides instant access to software, perks, information, services, and amenities, all in one place.Launched in 2015, the company’s technology aims to increase engagement while seeing an influx of both tenants, office managers, and landlords partaking in building-centric activities, increase reach when it comes to employee communication and interaction, improve productivity as a result of the implemented technology.Tools provided by Lane include:– Notices & Events– Interactive Amenities– Maintenance Requests– Access Control– Parking & Transit– Perks & Retail– Analytics– Content Centre– Survey Generator– Amenities Workflow Engine– Configurable Payment Engine– User Management