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Founded Year



Unattributed VC | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$3.25M | 5 yrs ago



About Pepper

Pepper provides an operating system and service delivery platform that helps both consumers and enterprises deploy IoT solutions. Its products include Pepper Enterprise, which helps companies such as insurance carriers, utilities, and telecom providers to develop services that incorporate strategic and connected home solutions. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Kansas City, Missouri.

Headquarters Location

4520 Main Street Suite #1400

Kansas City, Missouri, 64111,

United States


Pepper's Products & Differentiators

    Platform as a Service/PaaS

    Full-service, full-stack (device FW + cloud + interfaces (iOS, Android, web). Pepper is agnostic to any RF (wifi, 4G/5G, Zigbee, Z-wave, et al), any use-case, any device/hardware


Expert Collections containing Pepper

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

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


Smart Cities

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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.

Pepper Patents

Pepper has filed 6 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • medical equipment
  • anesthesia
  • couplers
patents chart

Application Date

Grant Date


Related Topics




Couplers, Video game culture, Web hosting, Trademark law, Linkages (mechanical)


Application Date


Grant Date



Related Topics

Couplers, Video game culture, Web hosting, Trademark law, Linkages (mechanical)



Latest Pepper News

Behr Paint Company Announces Its 2024 Color of the Year, "Cracked Pepper," A Soft Black that Exudes Confidence and Instantly Elevates any Indoor and Outdoor Space

Aug 15, 2023

5-day change Today at 12:46 pm Share New Study Conducted by Behr Paint Shows More Than Half of Americans Believe Black Tones in the Home Create a New Energy and Vibe and Make a Space Feel Bold SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Behr Paint Company announces its 2024 Color of the Year, Cracked Pepper (PPU18-01), a timeless and modern hue that awakens the senses and exudes confidence on every scale. DIYers, designers and professionals alike can incorporate Cracked Pepper into their projects and help transform any space by wrapping the walls to make a bold statement or adding an accent for a hint of sophistication. "As we look into 2024, creating a sense of comfort and belonging will continue to drive design decisions—but now, as life returns to its more familiar rhythms, it's time to allow our senses to come alive," says Erika Woelfel, Vice President of Color and Creative Services at Behr Paint Company. "From heightening the aromas of a dining room to feeling the softness of a living area, Cracked Pepper enhances the natural expression in any space." New research conducted by Behr Paint1 reveals: More than half of Americans (54%) say black tones in the home create a new energy and vibe. Two- thirds (64%) of Americans agree that black tones in the home make a space feel bold. More than half (57%) of Americans say that painting a wall a dark(er) color gives the room a designer aesthetic. Three-quarters (74%) of Americans would consider painting an area or room a dark color. Half (50%) of Americans say a dark color on the wall(s) makes a room feel elevated. More than half of Millennials (61%) agree black tones instantly give the home a fresh look. Half (50%) of Americans say a dark color on the wall(s) creates a sense of comfort in the home. "We recognize the growing desire for using darker colors throughout spaces," says Jodi Allen, Global Chief Marketing Officer at Behr Paint Company. "Adding a soft black like Cracked Pepper evokes a sense of confidence and individuality that we want all of our customers to feel after completing a project." The deep and dynamic hue transcends design styles from modern, classic, casual, retro and more, while pairing seamlessly with other colors, finishes, patterns, and textures. From homes to hospitality, and everything in between, Cracked Pepper's confidence radiates from any wall it coats, trim it touches, surface it sweeps or item it's applied to. The 2024 Color of the Year is also featured in the expertly curated BEHR® Designer Collection of 30 best-selling neutral colors. Created to help DIYers, designers and professionals choose color with confidence, the timeless collection streamlines the paint selection process, turning ordinary home improvement projects into designer-quality makeovers. To celebrate the 2024 Color of the Year, Behr Paint is hosting a sweepstakes on Instagram starting on August 16th. Five winners will each receive $10,000 to help them transform and elevate a space in their home with Cracked Pepper. Follow @behrpaint on Instagram to learn more about how to enter. Terms and conditions apply. For official rules, visit: Cracked Pepper is available in Behr's top-rated, one-coat hide guaranteed* BEHR DYNASTY® and BEHR® MARQUEE®, as well as BEHR ULTRA® and BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® paint formulas exclusively at The Home Depot stores nationwide. To learn more about Cracked Pepper and to find project inspiration visit *Valid only when tinted to colors from the BEHR DYNASTY® & MARQUEE® Interior One-Coat Hide Color Collection. About Behr Paint Company Founded in 1947, Behr Paint Company is one of the largest manufacturers of paints, primers, decorative finishes, stains, surface preparation and application products for do-it-yourselfers and professionals in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based company, and maker of the most trusted paint brand in America* BEHR®, along with the KILZ® and WHIZZ® brands, are dedicated to meeting the project needs of DIYers, designers and professional paint contractors with an unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and value. For more information, visit Professional paint contractors and designers can visit to learn about products, color tools and services. Behr Paint Company is a subsidiary of Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS). *According to the 2023 Lifestory Research study. Behr and the Behr logo are registered trademarks of Behr Process Corporation. CONTACT: ____________________ 1 Methodology: Behr commissioned an online survey among n=1,000 general population Americans 18 years of age and older. Data is nationally representative by age, gender, race/ethnicity, and region. The survey was fielded between July 20-21, 2023. The margin of error (MOE) for the total sample is +/- 3 percentage points. View original content to download multimedia: SOURCE Behr Paint Company

Pepper Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Pepper founded?

    Pepper was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Pepper's headquarters?

    Pepper's headquarters is located at 4520 Main Street, Kansas City.

  • What is Pepper's latest funding round?

    Pepper's latest funding round is Unattributed VC.

  • How much did Pepper raise?

    Pepper raised a total of $11.75M.

  • Who are the investors of Pepper?

    Investors of Pepper include Evergy Ventures, OpenAir Equity Partners, Royal Street Ventures, Comporium Communications, Leawood Venture Capital and 3 more.

  • Who are Pepper's competitors?

    Competitors of Pepper include Kraftful and 7 more.

  • What products does Pepper offer?

    Pepper's products include Platform as a Service/PaaS and 1 more.


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