As the industry leader in Connected Play, we are defining the future of fun. We create connected toys, fusing emerging technology with the latest innovations in robotics. Unlike traditional toys, our robots and software allow us to create ever-evolving experiences – changing the way people play, learn and explore.

Company Growth (employees)
Boulder, US
Size (employees)
179 (est)
Sphero was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Boulder, US

Sphero Office Locations

Sphero has an office in Boulder
Boulder, US (HQ)
206 4772 Walnut St

Sphero Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$113.4 m

Latest funding size

$23 m

Time since last funding

5 months


Sphero's latest funding round in April 2017 was reported to be $23 m. In total, Sphero has raised $113.4 m

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Sphero Online and Social Media Presence

Sphero News and Updates

Review: Sphero Battle-Worn BB-8 with Force Band

With Sphero's new Force Band accessory, you can control your favorite rolling bot with a flick of the wrist. The post Review: Sphero Battle-Worn BB-8 with Force Band appeared first on WIRED.

Sphero’s BB-8 wearable brings Force control to home automation with IFTTT support

 Sphero’s BB-8 was the most memorable bit of merchandizing among last year’s epic Force Awakens merchandising bonanza. It was the perfect piece of synergy – leveraging the hardware startup’s compelling piece of remote control technology to bring to life the film’s most marketable creation. This year…

Sphero launches Star Wars Force Band wearable to control BB-8 droid

If the Force is strong with you, then maybe you’ll be able to control BB-8, the cute Star Wars droid from Sphero. Today, Sphero is launching a fancy follow-on product to last year’s big hit, the app-enabled BB-8 droid from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens film. The new Star Wars Force Band wearable …

Sphero’s New Wristband Lets You Control BB-8 With Hand Gestures

It won't float in the air and shoot lasers, but Sphero's latest toy is all about honing your use of the Force. The post Sphero's New Wristband Lets You Control BB-8 With Hand Gestures appeared first on WIRED.

Taking Sphero’s BB-8 Force Band for a spin

 Sphero’s BB-8 was arguably the compelling bit of merchandizing, which is, naturally, saying a lot. The latest Star Wars film was, as anticipated, a merch juggernaut, but there was no better bit of serendipity than a startup smartphone-controlled toy maker and the movie’s scene stealing droid. How d…

Beyond BB-8: How the Sphero is helping students with autism learn

It may be best known for the BB-8, but Sphero's robotic toys have uses well beyond Star Wars. Aspect Hunter School in Sydney, Australia is a school for children on the autism spectrum. The school is attended by 130 kids, beginning at age four, as well as around 30 Spheros. SEE ALSO: Segway mini…
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