Playground was created in 2015 - by entrepreneurs who conceived, built and scaled successful tech companies - to be the best early stage investment firm. We look for stellar founding teams with winning concepts in deep technology sectors as well as game-changing consumer and enterprise products. We have over $800 million to invest in extraordinary teams.  

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Agility Robotics is pioneering legged robot technologies to solve the mobility challenges and enable this future.

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Agility Robotics

Algolux is enabling autonomous vision by empowering cameras to see more clearly and perceive what cannot be sensed with today’s imaging and vision systems.

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Algolux

Anjuna is a data-in-use security company that is providing hardware-grade protection for key-management applications at the cost, flexibility and scalability of software.

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Anjuna

Ayar Labs improves the speed and energy efficiency of high performance computing systems with silicon chips that transmit data using light.

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Ayar Labs

Blockfolio is the world’s most popular Bitcoin & cryptocurrency portfolio management app, with support for over 3,000 cryptocurrencies.

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Blockfolio

Bodyport measures the most important risk factors for cardiovascular disease simply by standing on its surface.

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Bodyport

Branch provides a leading mobile linking platform that unifies user experience and measurement across devices, platforms, and channels.

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Branch Metrics

Canvas Technology provides unrivaled perception enabling robust autonomy in the most challenging environments.

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Canvas Technology

CommonSense Robotics builds and operates robotic on-demand supply-chains that enable retailers and brands profitable, one-hour delivery to their online customers.

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CommonSense Robotics

DeepScale develops AI perception software for driver-assistance and autonomous driving. DeepScale’s neural nets use data from sensors to help vehicles better understand the world around them.

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DeepScale

Devialet builds patented, innovative audio products that seamlessly blend digital and analog to produce sound quality unlike anything previously experienced.

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Devialet

Life's too short for bad WiFi. eero replaces your router and blankets your whole home in fast, reliable WiFi.

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eero

Essential is an entirely new type of company, creating delightful consumer experiences.

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Essential Products

FarmWise helps farmers grow healthier crops and enjoy better profits using adaptable machinery for environmentally sustainable farming.

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FarmWise

Fathom Computing is building hardware to train vast artificial neural networks with similar numbers of neurons and connections as the human brain.

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Fathom Computing

Inscopix is on a mission to advance neuroscience by deciphering how cognition and adaptive behavior emerge from complex electrical signal patterns flowing through networks of neurons in the brain.

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Inscopix

Powered by advanced AI and 3D sensing, Lighthouse is more than a camera - it's the world's first interactive assistant for your home.

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Lighthouse AI

MileZero develops software to optimize the world’s largest retail logistics networks and delivery fleets, redefining the unit economics of delivering e-commerce at scale.

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MileZero

Nauto is an AI-powered automotive technology company on a mission to make driving safer and smarter, both for today’s commercial fleets and the autonomous fleets of tomorrow.

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Nauto

Now part of Intel, Nervana is building a full-stack solution that is optimized from algorithms down to silicon to solve machine learning problems at scale.

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Nervana Systems

NVision applies the unique quantum properties of nitrogen-vacancy defects in diamonds to revolutionize sensing and imaging applications.

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NVision

Owl Labs is building an IoT video conferencing hardware product that gives remote employees the inclusive meeting experience they deserve.

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Owl Labs

Now part of Hayward Pool products, pHin applies IoT technology to pools and hot tubs to make it easy to maintain healthy water.

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pHin

RapidSOS provides a rich data link to public safety via the NG911 Clearinghouse – sending life-saving data to aid in emergency response.

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RapidSOS

Relativity is creating an entirely reimagined process to iterate and scale rockets quickly and build the future of humanity in space.

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Relativity Space

RightHand Robotics (RHR) is a leader in providing end-to-end solutions that reduce the cost of e-commerce order-fulfillment across a wide range of industries.

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RightHand Robotics

Skydio makes fully autonomous, flying tools that free your hands and mind. Easy enough for anyone to pick up and use in minutes.

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Skydio

Sparta Science reduces injuries and optimizes performance with validated scientific assessments and evidence based prescriptions.

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Sparta Science

SUBPAC is revolutionizing the sound experience through personal, physical sound immersion.

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SUBPAC

By blending the worlds of soft goods and smart tech, Super Heroic aims to radically reimagine the way children play.

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Super Heroic

uAvionix develops low-cost, lightweight, power efficient ADS-B transponders to support safely flying unmanned aircrafts in the National Airspace.

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uAvionix

Velo3D develops end-to-end solutions for metal additive manufacturing, including metal printing systems, physical simulation-based print preparation software, and an adaptive manufacturing process.

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Velo3D

Virta is a clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes and other chronic metabolic diseases without the use of medications or surgery.

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Virta Health

Now a part of Cruise Automation.

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* acquired
Zippy