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Quirky

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Founded Year

2009

Stage

Dead | Dead

Total Raised

$185.34M

Revenue

$0000 

About Quirky

Quirky makes invention accessible. Launched in 2009, the company brings new consumer products to life each week by enabling collaboration between a global community of inventors and an in-house team of designers and engineers on all aspects of design, from sketch to store shelves. Anyone can participate by submitting product ideas or voting and influencing other people's product ideas on Quirky.com in real time. The company then shares revenue directly with the people who created and influenced the products. Quirky products are available directly from Quirky.com and through national retail partnerships with The Home Depot, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, and Amazon.com.

Headquarters Location

606 West 28th Street Floor 7

New York, New York, 10001,

United States

866-578-4759

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Quirky Patents

Quirky has filed 44 patents.

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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

7/16/2013

1/22/2019

Polymers, Elastomers, Mains power connectors, Thermoplastics, Copolymers

Grant

Application Date

7/16/2013

Grant Date

1/22/2019

Title

Related Topics

Polymers, Elastomers, Mains power connectors, Thermoplastics, Copolymers

Status

Grant

Latest Quirky News

The next big wave in portable sound is about to break: Air by Quirky's 'Air Speaker'

Nov 20, 2019

News provided by Share this article What makes Air Air Speaker is the world's first multi-room, indoor/outdoor speaker that can come apart, for a return to sound that's as versatile as how people live today. Air Speaker: Music that Moves with your Mood Air uses auto-syncing and a patented magnet design to detach itself into five powerful speakers for any occasion. With Air, you're in charge of the sound around you: one booming music-maker seamlessly becomes an immersive surround sound experience, or five mini-speakers for multi-room audio throughout your home. Air offers full-stereo sound and up to a whopping 24 watts as one speaker, generating high-fidelity audio that innovates on the mono (single-channel) portable speakers of yesterday's brands. Initial release in neutral black tones for a modern, contemporary look. Air: today's revolution in sound. Air by Quirky's founder Marc Liniado and team wanted to create a speaker against a sea of sameness: the only innovations on the Bluetooth speaker market were more kaleidoscopic colors or mutant add-ons, none of which centered on connecting to people's diverse lifestyles today. Enter, Air. Versatile, portable and flexible and water resistant, the speaker is made to be arranged according to each user's touch and imagination. You can even add up to 75 additional speakers for one massive experience. Air speaks Air by Quirky's  founder Marc Liniado says: "We wanted to create a speaker that helped music be truly shared. Not a single speaker, limited to a single room." Liniado says, "Unlike its stiff and not to mention expensive competitors, Air Audio is flexible enough to be taken anywhere good vibes and good vibrations are needed. People don't need to spend thousands of dollars for full home audio, Air was made for sound in one room to become five." Air is here Air Speaker launches today, November 20, 2019, direct to customers via AirAudio.co . There is a Pre-Order launch deal of 20% off the $250 MSRP and we are guaranteeing delivery before Christmas. Get ready to see and hear Air everywhere. BOILERPLATE Air by Quirky  is the latest realized dream from Quirky , the New York-based community platform sourcing and bringing to market ingenious inventions from everyday people. Related Links For Media, Images and Video - Click Here Media Contact: Marc Liniado 917-757-1310 marc@airaudio.co   SOURCE Air by Quirky

Quirky Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Quirky founded?

    Quirky was founded in 2009.

  • Where is Quirky's headquarters?

    Quirky's headquarters is located at 606 West 28th Street, New York.

  • What is Quirky's latest funding round?

    Quirky's latest funding round is Dead.

  • How much did Quirky raise?

    Quirky raised a total of $185.34M.

  • Who are the investors of Quirky?

    Investors of Quirky include RRE Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, General Electric and 7 more.

  • Who are Quirky's competitors?

    Competitors of Quirky include Edison Nation (acquired by Xspand Products Lab) and 2 more.

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