Fairphone

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Fairphone launched a movement for fairer electronics. By making a phone, we’re opening up the supply chain and creating new relationships between people and their products. We’re making a positive impact across the value chain in mining, design, manufacturing and life cycle, while expanding the market for products that put ethical values first. Together with our community, we’re changing the way products are made.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQAmsterdam, NL
Websitefairphone.com
Employee Ratings2.4

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)94
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Fairphone Office Locations

Fairphone has an office in Amsterdam
Amsterdam, NL (HQ)
17 Jollemanhof
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Fairphone Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Fairphone total Funding

$40.6 m

Fairphone latest funding size

$22.70 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Fairphone investors

Fairphone's latest funding round in December 2018 was reported to be $22.7 m. In total, Fairphone has raised $40.6 m
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Fairphone Cybersecurity Score

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69/100

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Fairphone Online and Social Media Presence

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Fairphone News and Updates

Fairphone 3+ Is The Smartphone You Upgrade At Home

The Fairphone 3+ is a smartphone unlike any other, thanks to its promise of sustainable materials, easy repairs, and upgradable hardware. Plus it has a screwdriver in the box.

Tech.eu Podcast #184: New Fairphone, Napster bought by European startup, and we talk to CEO of Coursera and Sherry Coutu of Digital Boost

This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech from the past week, including the deals and rumours involving The Hut Group, Auto 1, and Delivery Hero, as well as the new device from Fairphone and the brand value of Napster. Also check out an interview with Jeff Maggioncalda, C…

Android Circuit: Surprise New Galaxy, Fairphone 3+ Released, Android Loses Important Feature

This week’s Android headlines: Samsung’s Note 20 killer, a new Galaxy S20, Sony’s latest Xperia details, Android 11 removes camera features, Fairphone 3+ launch, why a good Android tablet is hard to find, and more...

Fairphone 3 Review: Saving The Planet One Phone At A Time

The Fairphone 3 is unlike any other Android smartphone you can buy... it comes with a screwdriver and demands you open it up. But can it make the world a fairer place?
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Fairphone Blogs

The charged debate around cobalt

Part one of a guest feature by  David Sturmes, Director of Programme and Operations at the Impact Facility. Few if any minerals have polarised the public as much as cobalt. The battery metal allows us to store energy more efficiently, stabilizing batteries and allowing frequent recharging – an essen…

Let’s make fair, sustainable mining the new normal

It’s been just over three months since the spread of COVID-19 turned Fairphone’s Amsterdam headquarters into a virtual workspace. But as I write this from the privilege and comfort of my home, that change feels tiny within the bigger picture. As part of the Fairphone Impact Innovation team, I spend …

Building a breakthrough for Fairphone 2

Software is the unsung hero of longer-lasting devices. Software updates slay bugs, shield you from viruses, and help protect you from the marauding hordes that want your personal data. To keep an old phone going, you want the most recent, most well-equipped operating system you can get. Our goal is …

We need to talk about smartphone innovation

Dear smartphone industry, I think it’s about time we have an honest discussion about one of the guiding principles of this business. Let’s talk about “innovation”. Now that the world has slowed down, I have found some time to ponder the questions surrounding this buzzword. And to be honest, we’re ev…

Research spotlight: How much does a miner earn?

Long before we made a single phone, Fairphone was working to better understand and improve mineral supply chains. Many years and three phones later, we’re still focusing on our mission of driving important materials projects and pioneering research that has a positive impact on how materials are sou…

Keeping your data safe with /e/OS

We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with /e/ Foundation for an open-source operating system that prioritizes user privacy. /e/ Foundation is an international non-profit project with the mission to make user privacy accessible to all. When we asked the Fairphone community to choose an alt…
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Fairphone Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Fairphone founded?

    Fairphone was founded in 2013.

  • How many employees does Fairphone have?

    Fairphone has 94 employees.

  • Who are Fairphone competitors?

    Competitors of Fairphone include JoyHaptics, Lapa Studio and Redshare.

  • Where is Fairphone headquarters?

    Fairphone headquarters is located at 17 Jollemanhof, Amsterdam.

  • Where are Fairphone offices?

    Fairphone has an office in Amsterdam.

  • How many offices does Fairphone have?

    Fairphone has 1 office.