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LIFX offers smart light for homes or offices. It manufactures WiFi enabled multi-color LED light bulbs and provides iOS or Android applications to give users complete control of lighting. 

HQRedwood City, CA, US
Employee Ratings2.9

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)47(+5%)

Key People/Management at LIFX

Tim Peters

Tim Peters

Marc Alexander

Marc Alexander

Chief Product Officer, Co-Founder, CTO
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LIFX Office Locations

LIFX has offices in Redwood City and San Francisco
Redwood City, CA, US (HQ)
585 Broadway
San Francisco, CA, US
350 Townsend St #830, San Francisco
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LIFX Financials and Metrics

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LIFX total Funding

$18.4 m

LIFX latest funding size

$2.1 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

LIFX investors

LIFX's latest funding round in June 2019 was reported to be $2.1 m. In total, LIFX has raised $18.4 m
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LIFX Online and Social Media Presence

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LIFX News and Updates

5 Best Smart Light bulbs (2020): Lifx, Philips, Wyze, and More

They're the easiest way to start building a smart home. From Lifx to Philips Hue, here are our favorites.

CHEAP: This Echo Dot and LIFX smart bulb are only $35 — become smart, HOME!

Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! As a kid, I watched a lot of The Jetsons and was fascinated by how they could control their high-tech homes with a press of a button or by simple voice commands. Thankfully, because of smartphones, AI assistants,…

The $70 LIFX Z light strip can be customized to display more than 16 million colors — it’s also cheaper than many competitive light strips

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Philips Hue may be the go-to for m…

Grâce À LIFX Smart Lighting, « L'éclairage Intelligent », Les Utilisateurs Français Ont Désormais La Possibilité De Connecter L'éclairage De Leur Maison À Alexa, Le Service Vocal Intelligent d'Amazon

Redwood City, Californie, June 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Les utilisateurs français peuvent désormais connecter leur enceinte de la gamme Echo d'Amazon avec LIFX light, afin de pouvoir interagir avec leur maison et l'éclairage ambiant par le biais de la commande vocale. LIFX est une...

LIFX Blogs

An Open Source: Designing on an Industrial Level

An interview with Louis-Charles Dufresne, Industrial Designer.More

An Open Source: Building Business from the Inside Out

An interview with Norbert Herrmann, Chief Experience Officer.More

An Open Source: Firmware for Dummies

An interview with Pieter Kruger, Firmware Director.  More

An Open Source: Smart Home; Visualizing the invisible

An interview with Rachel Wilson, Director of Design. More

An Open Source: Selling the Smart Home; from Brand to Betamax to a Bloodbath

 Matt Lau, General Manager of Sales APAC This week, Matt Lau, who leads the Australian and regional sales team shares some of his experiences and thoughts on the Asia Pacific market and how they have adopted smart home. After working for industry giants such as Apple, Matt joined LIFX in 2017 and w…

An Open Source: There’s no such thing as smart home. Yet.

Dave Kavanagh, Director of Product Management An Open Source is an interview series documenting some of the thoughts from leaders at LIFX. This is not an ad for LIFX. Nor will the questions necessarily close with answers. In order to be a company who continues to release world-first products, LIFX …
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LIFX Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was LIFX founded?

    LIFX was founded in 2012.

  • Who are LIFX key executives?

    LIFX's key executives are Tim Peters and Marc Alexander.

  • How many employees does LIFX have?

    LIFX has 47 employees.

  • Who are LIFX competitors?

    Competitors of LIFX include AwoX, Simply Smart Home and Zorachka.

  • Where is LIFX headquarters?

    LIFX headquarters is located at 585 Broadway, Redwood City.

  • Where are LIFX offices?

    LIFX has offices in Redwood City and San Francisco.

  • How many offices does LIFX have?

    LIFX has 2 offices.