LIFX (pronounced LIFE-X) pioneered the smart light in 2012 with the first Wi Fi-enabled, multi-colored LED that’s controllable via a smart device. Designed to last over 22 years, LIFX offers the brightest, most flexible smart light for your home or office. LIFX works with Nest and other smart home devices to give consumers an easy way to experience the connected home, without needing additional hardware. Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, Redwood City, California, LIFX is a global brand with roots in Melbourne, Australia. LIFX products are available online and at select retailers in the US, Australia, and Europe.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
43 (est)
LIFX was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at LIFX

Bevan Clark

Bevan Clark

Jo Foreman

Jo Foreman

VP Global Sales
Guy King

Guy King

Founder / Board Member
Marc Alexander

Marc Alexander

Founder / CTO

LIFX Office Locations

LIFX has offices in San Francisco, Richmond, Redwood City and Victoria
San Francisco, US (HQ)
309 524 Union St

LIFX Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$16.5 m

Latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

over 3 years


LIFX's latest funding round in June 2014 was reported to be $15 m. In total, LIFX has raised $16.5 m

Traffic Overview of LIFX

LIFX Online and Social Media Presence

LIFX News and Updates

The new LIFX smart bulb emits infrared light to help security cameras see better

 California-based lighting startup LIFX has released a number of smart lightbulbs since completing a successful Kickstarter campaign back in early 2013. The latest from the company is pretty straightforward as far as such things go, offering up the kind of features we’ve long come to expect from the…

IFTTT recipes now embed directly on 3rd party apps like Ring, Roger and Lifx

 IFTTT made a name for itself as a platform for people to easily build (or pick up pre-built) scripts to automate tasks in and between various apps — say, to turn on the air conditioner using your home’s smart thermostat when your car tells it that you are 20 minutes’ drive away. Now, as part of the…

LIFX Company Life and Culture

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