Anki is a racing game that uses artificial intelligence and robotics to take the best of video games and combine it with physical games. The game is harnessing robotics and artificial intelligence to bring to life consumer products with unprecedented level of intellect and interactive capabilities. Anki creates consumer experiences using cutting-edge technology that was once confined to robotics labs and research institutes.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
214 (est)+6%
Anki was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Anki

Boris Sofman

Boris Sofman

Co-Founder, CEO
Hanns Tappeiner

Hanns Tappeiner

Co-Founder, President
Mark Palatucci

Mark Palatucci

Co-Founder, CPO
Tami Bhaumik

Tami Bhaumik

VP of Marketing
Laurie Deneschuk

Laurie Deneschuk

Director of Talent

Anki Office Locations

Anki has offices in San Francisco, London, Munich and Paris
San Francisco, US (HQ)
55 2nd Street

Anki Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$157.5 m

Latest funding size

$52.5 m

Time since last funding

about 1 year


Anki's latest funding round in June 2016 was reported to be $52.5 m. In total, Anki has raised $157.5 m

Anki Job Categories

Anki Median Salaries

Source: 16 public H-1B filings from Anki

Traffic Overview of Anki

Anki Online and Social Media Presence

Anki News and Updates

Anki brings ‘Fast & Furious’ branding to its Overdrive line of smart toy cars

 Before its adorable little robot Cozmo arrived on the scene, Anki was in the business of making smart toy cars. The hardware startup’s robotic race car line Overdrive is getting a pretty high profile promotional boost in the form one of the most profitable franchises in film history. In September, …

Anki’s Cozmo robot is a surprise hit, temporarily selling out ahead of the holidays

 Looks like Anki’s may have a full-fledge holiday hit on its hands. The hardware startup, which first came to prominence when Apple demoed its Drive cars on-stage during a keynote a few years back, went all in on its latest offering Cozmo earlier this year. The plucky little robot is the result of a…

The Anki Cozmo toy robot has personality, intelligence … and might rule the world

It’s a remarkably strange experience when you are defeated by a robot. You feel a little foolish or wonder if the world is going to end at some point. For now, a robot can win a game where you tap on the side of a block. Tomorrow, they might lock us up in a cage. […]

Anki’s Cozmo robot is an amazing sentient toy, but the novelty may wear off

Anki has created an amazing toy in Cozmo, a cute robot toy that makes use of the company’s deep artificial intelligence research. It shows that Anki has started to figure out how to marry years of A.I. research with a consumer product that has a real personality. Instead of cold and impersonal, Cozm…

Anki Overdrive keeps on truck’n

 Anki is adding large semi-trucks to its Overdrive game. This is clearly an attempt to breath new life into the platform. And it works. The Supertrucks as they’re called add a new type of game mode and a bit of variety to the race car game. This is the first major update to Anki’s second generation …

Anki launches its robotic Supertrucks combat racing toys

Anki is launching a cool truck expansion for its popular Anki Overdrive robotic cars. The new Anki Overdrive Supertrucks add a new dimension of play to racing around the track and shooting other cars off the road. They’re available today online and in stores. Anki’s toys go a step beyond the old Hot…
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