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PureLiFi is a company purely focused on Li-Fi technology. Its technology allows standard LED light bulbs to be turned into wireless communications devices. The company allows users to transmit data via visible light, made possible by the fast switching capabilities of LEDs.

HQEdinburgh, GB

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)33(-2%)
Revenue (FY, 2012)£34.3 K
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at PureLiFi

Alistair Banham

Alistair Banham

Mike Hickey

Mike Hickey

Mostafa Afgani

Mostafa Afgani

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Harald Haas

Harald Haas

Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Mark Hesketh

Mark Hesketh

Chief Operating Officer
Bill Galione

Bill Galione

Sr. Vice President Global Sales
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PureLiFi Office Locations

PureLiFi has an office in Edinburgh
Edinburgh, GB (HQ)
268/9 Haymarket Terrace
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PureLiFi Financials and Metrics

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PureLiFi total Funding

$43.9 m

PureLiFi latest funding size

$18 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

PureLiFi investors

PureLiFi's latest funding round in November 2019 was reported to be $18 m. In total, PureLiFi has raised $43.9 m
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PureLiFi Revenue

PureLiFi's revenue was reported to be £34.33 k in FY, 2012

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Financial Leverage

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PureLiFi Cybersecurity Score

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PureLiFi Online and Social Media Presence

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PureLiFi Blogs

Getac integrated LiFi powered by pureLiFi

Getac becomes world’s first manufacturer to bring integrated LiFi technology to rugged mobile computing market pureLiFi’s partner Getac a leader in rugged computing solutions, has announced that it is bringing integrated LiFi technology to the rugged market for the first time and it is powered by pu…

pureLiFi named Scotland’s most innovative company

pureLiFi has been named Scotland’s most innovative company by Business Cloud. BusinessCloud is a UK based publication that profiles the technology sector. Business Cloud covers topics from AI and the cloud to immersive platforms and wearables. Business Cloud produces innovation rankings and conducts…

LiFi & the new normal

Find out how LiFi will help to overcome the bandwidth challenges of family life when working from home. Visit TechRadarPro. The post LiFi & the new normal appeared first on pureLiFi.

Taking LiFi mainstream

“THE Scottish company behind a new ultrafast wireless technology that uses LED lightbulbs to connect to the internet says it is only a matter of time before its chip is integrated into every device.” Glasgow Herald The post Taking LiFi mainstream appeared first on pureLiFi.

Our CEO Alistair Banham was interviewed by The Scotsman

The need for a fast, reliable alternative to wi  has never been more apparent than now. Alistair Banham of pureLiFi has the technology. Read more   The post Our CEO Alistair Banham was interviewed by The Scotsman appeared first on pureLiFi.

LiFi set to disrupt wireless communication ecosystem

Our increasingly connected world is in the midst of a huge problem: a rapidly growing number of users, devices and services competing for a limited radio frequency (RF) spectrum. The issue is that this spectrum, which includes 3G, 4G, 5G, WiFi and Bluetooth, is a finite resource, with analysts antic…
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PureLiFi Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was PureLiFi founded?

    PureLiFi was founded in 2012.

  • Who are PureLiFi key executives?

    PureLiFi's key executives are Alistair Banham, Mike Hickey and Mostafa Afgani.

  • How many employees does PureLiFi have?

    PureLiFi has 33 employees.

  • What is PureLiFi revenue?

    Latest PureLiFi annual revenue is £34.3 k.

  • What is PureLiFi revenue per employee?

    Latest PureLiFi revenue per employee is £1 k.

  • Who are PureLiFi competitors?

    Competitors of PureLiFi include Frog Cellsat, GenXComm and Quintel Technology.

  • Where is PureLiFi headquarters?

    PureLiFi headquarters is located at 268/9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh.

  • Where are PureLiFi offices?

    PureLiFi has an office in Edinburgh.

  • How many offices does PureLiFi have?

    PureLiFi has 1 office.