Lucid is a software company delivering the power of human answers on a massive scale. We built Fulcrum, the first global marketplace for market research sample (that means human beings who answer questions), and introduced programmatic buying and selling to the market research industry. We also created Federated Sample, a full-service sample provider that, using our proprietary technology, empowers our clients to do world-class market research. Over five billion questions have been asked and answered on our global platform. Human data on this scale gives us an amazing opportunity to solve problems with software. We were founded and are based in New Orleans, Louisiana. We’re moving fast, and growing fast. Both of our business units have doubled in the past year, and in the fall of 2015 we will open our second office, in London, reflecting our truly global business. Lucid was founded in 2010 as Federated Sample, LLC; the parent company was renamed in 2015, keeping the Federated Sample and Fulcrum business units as thriving brands. The name Lucid reinforces our commitment to creating clarity through the power of massive data.
Company Growth (employees)
Menlo Park, US
Size (employees)
225 (est)+4%
Lucid was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, US

Lucid Office Locations

Lucid has offices in Menlo Park and Newark
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
125 Constitution Dr

Lucid Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$64.6 m

Latest funding size

$60 m

Time since last funding

9 months


Lucid's latest funding round in April 2017 was reported to be $60 m. In total, Lucid has raised $64.6 m

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Lucid News and Updates

Lucid moves its electric car ambitions into a spacious new HQ

 Lucid, one of the companies that looks like it could have the best chance to potentially field a true all-electric competitor to Tesla’s Model S, is moving its headquarters to a new facility in Newark, California — one with twice the space of its current base of operations in Menlo Park. Read More

Lucid Performance will help you improve your mental fitness

While physical fitness apps are plentiful, mental fitness can be more elusive. So Lucid Performance has created its Mental Fitness Platform to help people improve their focus under pressure. The company is unveiling the platform today as an extension of its iOS and Android Lucid app. The platform of…

How to Make Your Brain More Resilient While You Sleep, According to Neuroscientists

Lucid dreaming improves memory, increases creativity, and is more fun than (almost) anything else you can do in bed.

Whisking By The Competition, Lucid Air Hits 235 MPH

The small and subtle California electric vehicle (EV) carmaker Lucid Air has hit 235 mph* with its Alpha Speed Car prototype on the 7.5-mile oval track while thumbing its nose at the so-called competition. (*235.44 mph, to be exact.) Whisking By The Competition, Lucid Air Hits 235 MPH was originally…

VC-backed Evolution to buy Rowdy Gas Gathering System from Lucid

Evolution Midstream, which is backed by EnCap Flatrock Midstream, has agreed to acquire Wyoming-based Rowdy Gas Gathering System. The seller is Lucid Energy Group. No financial terms were disclosed. Jefferies provided financial advice to Lucid on the deal while Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney advise…

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