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 Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$113.4 m

Latest funding size

$23 m

Time since last funding

6 months


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

Traffic Overview of Sphero

Sphero Online and Social Media Presence

Sphero News and Updates

The new Sphero Mini has swappable shells, costs $50, and is utterly adorable

Sphero, perhaps now best known for its adorable remote control BB-8, has always made fun toys, but they’ve had one big caveat: they’re expensive. The Sphero Mini changes that – and it might just be my favorite Sphero yet. It’s about the size of a ping pong ball and costs just $50. That alone is a go…

With the Sphero Mini, you get a robotic ball for just $49.99

 It’s been a busy year for Sphero, with the release of products like R2-D2, Spider-Man and Lightning McQueen. But the robotic toy startup is still making non-licensed, non-tie in products too — including the Sphero Mini, its most affordable toy yet. “We wanted to make Sphero products accessible to e…

Sphero Mini is a smart rolling robot the size of a ping-pong ball

Sphero has gotten a lot of mileage out of its rolling robot ball, making everything from the orb-like Sphero to the BB-8 droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And now it is taking the ball and running with it (sorry about the cliché) with the new Sphero Mini. If Sphero Mini looks like a […]

Colorado in June: startups raised $64.5 million, ViaWest bought for $1.7 billion

The weather is heating up and so is Colorado tech funding. After a bit of fundraising slump in May, June numbers came in at more than double last month’s totals. In June, we saw over $64.5 million in fundraising for tech companies, with nearly half of that coming from the top three rounds. We also […

Misty Robotics gathers $11.5 mln Series A

Misty Robotics Inc, a Sphero spin-off that's focused on building personal robots for the home and office, has secured $11.5 million in Series A funding. The investors included Venrock and Foundry Group. In addition to the funding, Ian Bernstein, former Sphero co-founder and chief technology officer,…
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