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Essential is a mobile and home devices company. The Essential Phone is expertly crafted using titanium and ceramic, has a stunning edge-to-edge Full Display and captures stunning images even in low light with the world's thinnest dual camera system ever built for a phone. The Company also launched a household assistant called Home that looks like an angled hockey puck with a screen.
HQPalo Alto, US
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)176
Job Openings26

Key People/Management at Essential

Meena Srinivasan

Meena Srinivasan

Niccolo De

Niccolo De

Joe Tate

Joe Tate

Vice President Engineering and Operations
Mara Segal

Mara Segal

Head of Product
Shari Doherty

Shari Doherty

Vice President Communications
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Essential Office Locations

Essential has an office in Palo Alto
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
380 Portage Ave
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Essential Financials and Metrics

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Essential total Funding

$330 m

Essential latest funding size

$300 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Essential investors

Essential's latest funding round in June 2017 was reported to be $300 m. In total, Essential has raised $330 m. Essential's latest valuation is reported to be $993 m.
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Essential Revenue

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Essential Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CloudMagicDecember 07, 2018

Essential Online and Social Media Presence

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Essential Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Essential founded?

    Essential was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Essential key executives?

    Essential's key executives are Meena Srinivasan, Niccolo De and Joe Tate.

  • How many employees does Essential have?

    Essential has 176 employees.

  • Who are Essential competitors?

    Competitors of Essential include Roost, FireAngel Safety Technology and Universal Electronics.

  • Where is Essential headquarters?

    Essential headquarters is located at 380 Portage Ave, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Essential offices?

    Essential has an office in Palo Alto.

  • How many offices does Essential have?

    Essential has 1 office.