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Founded Year



Loan | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$680K | 4 yrs ago



About Rachio

Rachio is a software and hardware company focused on improving the water efficiency of homes. Rachio makes an intelligent sprinkler controller that helps customers water smartly for better results and lower costs by monitoring weather conditions automatically, adapting to the specifics of a user's yard, and providing control and dashboard options through a smartphone app.

Headquarters Location

1321 15th Street

Denver, Colorado, 80202,

United States




Research containing Rachio

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Rachio in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Dec 17, 2020.

Expert Collections containing Rachio

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Rachio is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Smart Cities.


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Rachio Patents

Rachio has filed 26 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • irrigation
  • plumbing
  • fire suppression
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Flow meters, Electric power distribution, Smart grid, Public services, Plumbing


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Related Topics

Flow meters, Electric power distribution, Smart grid, Public services, Plumbing



Latest Rachio News

Smart Irrigation Controllers Market to Reach $1,582 Million by 2033: Water Efficiency and Sustainability Drive Growth: Persistence Market Research

Oct 12, 2023

Companies Covered  Hunter Industries, The Toro Company, Skydrop, Scotts Miracle-Gro, GreenIQ LTD, Galcon, Rachio, Inc., Rain Bird Corporation, HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc, Weathermatic Smart Irrigation Controllers Market Drivers 2023-2031 Water Conservation: With increasing concerns over water scarcity and the need to conserve water resources, smart irrigation controllers are likely to gain prominence. These systems can optimize water usage and reduce wastage through precision watering. IoT and Connectivity: The continued growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and connectivity technologies will drive the adoption of smart irrigation controllers. These devices can be remotely monitored and controlled through smartphones and other smart devices, making them more convenient and efficient. Sustainable Agriculture: In agriculture, there is a growing focus on sustainability and environmental responsibility. Smart irrigation controllers can help farmers reduce water usage while maintaining crop yields, making them attractive for modern agriculture. Urbanization and Landscaping: The growth of urban areas and landscaping in residential and commercial properties will drive demand for smart irrigation solutions to maintain green spaces efficiently. Integration with Smart Home Systems: Integration with popular smart home ecosystems like Amazon Alexa and Google Home can make smart irrigation controllers more appealing to homeowners, as they can control irrigation along with other smart devices. For Customization or Any Other Queries, Get in Touch with Our Industry Experts at: Key takeaways from the report 1. What is the projected market size & growth rate of the smart irrigation controllers market? Smart Irrigation Controllers Market was valued at USD 396.8 million in 2023 and is projected to grow to USD 1,582.0 million by 2033, with a CAGR of 14.8% between 2023-2033. 2. What are the key driving factors for the growth of the smart irrigation controllers market? The growing concern of water conservation and agriculture-driven economy boost the demand for smart irrigation controllers market 3. What are the top players operating in the Smart Irrigation Controllers Market? The major players are Hunter Industries, The Toro Company, Skydrop, Scotts Miracle-Gro, GreenIQ LTD, Galcon, Rachio, Inc., Rain Bird Corporation, HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc, Weathermatic. 4. What segments are covered in the Smart Irrigation Controllers Market Report? The Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market is segmented on the basis of Type, End User, Agricultural Type, and Geography. Market Restraints While smart irrigation controllers have gained traction due to their water-saving and efficiency benefits, they also face several restraints that may affect their market growth in the coming years. These restraints may include: Initial Costs: One of the primary barriers to the adoption of smart irrigation controllers is the upfront cost. These systems often require an initial investment that includes the purchase of the controller, sensors, and installation. For some users, the cost may be prohibitive, especially in regions with limited financial resources. Complexity: The complexity of smart irrigation systems can be a deterrent, particularly for older users or those with limited technical knowledge. Setting up and configuring these controllers may be challenging for some users, which can limit their adoption. Connectivity Issues: Reliance on internet connectivity can be a drawback, especially in rural or remote areas with inconsistent internet access. Without a stable internet connection, remote monitoring and control features may be unreliable. Maintenance and Support: Smart irrigation controllers require ongoing maintenance and occasional updates to software and hardware. The need for maintenance and support can be a drawback for users who prefer low-maintenance, traditional irrigation systems. Power Supply: Some smart irrigation controllers rely on a stable power supply. In areas with frequent power outages or unreliable electricity, maintaining continuous operation can be difficult. Environmental Factors: Extreme environmental conditions such as harsh weather, extreme temperatures, and vandalism can affect the functionality of smart irrigation controllers and increase maintenance costs. Access our all-inclusive report featuring a dynamic dashboard highlighting industry leaders, market influence, competition overview, and regional trends. Grab it now with exclusive discounts! Market Future Outlook The future outlook for the smart irrigation controller market is promising, driven by an increasing focus on water conservation, sustainability, and technological advancements. As climate change intensifies and water resources become scarcer, smart irrigation controllers are set to play a pivotal role in optimizing water usage for residential, commercial, and agricultural applications. The integration of IoT, artificial intelligence, and remote monitoring capabilities will make these systems more efficient and accessible. While initial costs and technology complexity may pose challenges, ongoing efforts to reduce prices, enhance user-friendliness, and promote regulatory support will likely propel the smart irrigation controller market to sustained growth, with a strong emphasis on environmentally responsible and water-efficient practices. Company Mergers and Acquisitions: Rain Bird Acquires LNK WiFi Module: In the past, Rain Bird, a prominent player in the irrigation industry, acquired LNK WiFi module technology to enhance its smart irrigation controller offerings. Hunter Industries Acquires Hydrawise: Hunter Industries acquired Hydrawise, a company known for its Wi-Fi-based irrigation controllers. This acquisition aimed to strengthen Hunter's presence in the smart irrigation market. Rachio's Growth: Rachio, a company specializing in smart sprinkler controllers, expanded its market presence and product offerings, gaining attention in the industry. Toro Acquires XTRA SMART Control: The Toro Company acquired XTRA SMART Control, a provider of weather-based irrigation technology, to enhance its smart irrigation product line. Netafim's Smart Irrigation Solutions: Netafim, an Israeli company known for its drip irrigation systems, expanded into smart irrigation solutions to offer more efficient and precise control over water usage in agriculture. About Persistence Market Research: Business intelligence is the foundation of every business model employed by Persistence Market Research. Multi-dimensional sources are being put to work, which include big data, customer experience analytics, and real-time data collection. Thus, working on “micros” by Persistence Market Research helps companies overcome their “macro” business challenges. Persistence Market Research is always way ahead of its time. In other words, it tables market solutions by stepping into the companies’/clients’ shoes much before they themselves have a sneak pick into the market. The pro-active approach followed by experts at Persistence Market Research helps companies/clients lay their hands on techno-commercial insights beforehand, so that the subsequent course of action could be simplified on their part. Contact

Rachio Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Rachio founded?

    Rachio was founded in 2012.

  • Where is Rachio's headquarters?

    Rachio's headquarters is located at 1321 15th Street, Denver.

  • What is Rachio's latest funding round?

    Rachio's latest funding round is Loan.

  • How much did Rachio raise?

    Rachio raised a total of $21.25M.

  • Who are the investors of Rachio?

    Investors of Rachio include Paycheck Protection Program, Amazon Alexa Fund, Arborview Capital, Miramar Digital Ventures, Hallett Capital and 8 more.

  • Who are Rachio's competitors?

    Competitors of Rachio include HydroPoint Data Systems and 2 more.


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HydroPoint Data Systems

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