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Leap Motion

Leap Motion is a software and hardware company developing 3D motion-control technology for virtual reality and additional platforms.

Leap Motion manufactures and markets a computer hardware sensor device that supports hand and finger motions as input, analogous to a mouse, but requires no hand contact or touching.

Leap Motion was founded in November 1, 2010, by David Holz & Michael Buckwald. The company is Headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.

Leap Motion’s mission is to remove the barriers between people and technology. It's unprecedented hand tracking lets you reach into virtual and augmented reality to interact with new worlds.

Leap Motion has raised a total of $94.1M in 6 funding rounds. The company received their last funding on Jul 17, 2017, where they cashed $50M from J.P. Morgan Asset Management & 4 other investors in a "Series C" funding.

Leap Motion has partnered with ASUS who is expected to ship high-end notebooks, and all-in-one PCs (AIO PCs) with the technology later in 2013. Leap Motion also announced a deal with Hewlett Packard to embed its technology within HP computers. In December 2013, it was reported Leap Motion would be embedded into eleven HP devices, including keyboards and laptops. Leap Motion has also formed retail partnerships with Best Buy, Newegg, and Amazon.com. Leap Motion controllers were sold by Dick Smith in Australia and New Zealand.


Employee: Michael Buckwald
Title: CEO
Email address: mbuckwald@leapmotion.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mbuckwald/
Employee: David Holtz
Title: Co Founder & CTO
Email address: dholz@leapmotion.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dsholtz/
Employee: Ashley Nowicki
Title: Head of Recruitment & Creative Engineering Engagement
Email address: anowicki@leapmotion.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashleynowicki/
Employee: Alexander Colgan
Title: Senior Director of Marketing and Community
Email address: acolgan@leapmotion.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexcolgan/