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Founded Year



Debt | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$3M | 2 yrs ago

About Sphero

Sphero offers technology for mixed-reality gaming. The company combines internal robotics with specialized control software that allows for fluid directional control of a sphere from a smartphone. The smartphone-based software acts as a controller.

Sphero Headquarter Location

4775 Walnut Street Suite 100

Boulder, Colorado, 80301,

United States


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Expert Collections containing Sphero

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Sphero is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Robotics.



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This collection includes startups developing autonomous ground robots, unmanned aerial vehicles, robotic arms, and underwater drones, among other robotic systems. This collection also includes companies developing operating systems and vision modules for robots.


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Smart Home & Consumer Electronics

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This Collection includes companies developing smart home devices, wearables, home electronics, and other consumer electronics.

Sphero Patents

Sphero has filed 83 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Sensors
  • Diagrams
  • Wireless networking
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Related Topics




Printed circuit board manufacturing, Computer connectors, Electrical signal connectors, Electrical connectors, Sensors


Application Date


Grant Date



Related Topics

Printed circuit board manufacturing, Computer connectors, Electrical signal connectors, Electrical connectors, Sensors



Latest Sphero News

LEGO Sphere Robots

Aug 7, 2022

LEGO enthusiast Brick Technology is back with another cool LEGO vehicle video. This time, they created a series of remote-controlled mechanisms that move inside clear plastic spheres, allowing them to roll around like BB-8 or a Sphero robot. They then put the designs to the test to see which was most agile, fast, and powerful. Advertisement

Sphero Web Traffic

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Sphero Rank

  • When was Sphero founded?

    Sphero was founded in 2010.

  • Where is Sphero's headquarters?

    Sphero's headquarters is located at 4775 Walnut Street, Boulder.

  • What is Sphero's latest funding round?

    Sphero's latest funding round is Debt.

  • How much did Sphero raise?

    Sphero raised a total of $148.15M.

  • Who are the investors of Sphero?

    Investors of Sphero include Paycheck Protection Program, Foundry Group, Shea Ventures, Kickstarter, Mercato Partners and 10 more.

  • Who are Sphero's competitors?

    Competitors of Sphero include Makeblock and 7 more.

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