Samsara

Samsara Networks is a developer of Internet connected sensor systems that combine plug-and-play sensors, wireless connectivity, and cloud-hosted software integrated for deployment. 

Samsara’s mission is to bring the benefits of sensor data to the organizations that drive our economy—from transportation and logistics to construction, food production, energy, and manufacturing—and to improve the safety, efficiency, and quality of their operations.

Samsara was founded in 2015 by Sanjit Biswas and John Bicket. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California with additional offices in San Jose, California and London, UK.

Samsara offers a data platform for transportation operations that combines GPS tracking, wireless sensors, video, and mobile applications with software that improves efficiency and is designed for intuitive use.

Samsara’s plug-and-play hardware and scalable cloud-based software are trusted by over 5,000 customers worldwide, from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. 

Samsara has emerged as one of the fastest-growing Internet of Things (IoT) companies, and as a leader in connected operations.

Samsara is backed by prominent Venture firms such as: General Catalyst, Andreessen Horowitz, Tiger Global Management, Dragoneer Investment Group and others. The company raised $300M in its latest "Series F" financing on Sep 10, 2019. This brings Samsara's total funding to $530M to-date.

 

Samsara reached to a $6.3B valuation during its Series F financing on Sep 10, 2019. The company nearly doubled its valuation from it's previous $3.6B on Dec 28, 2018.

 

Samara has received multiple awards and accolades including: 2018 Top Startups - LinkedIn", "2018 American Business Awards - New Product of the Year, Transportation (Gold), Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year (Silver)", "2018 People's Choice American Business Award - B2B Products", "2018 Internet of Things 50 - The Channel Co CRN".  

 

 

  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $530M in 6 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series F)
  • Yearly Revenue: $100M-$200M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 501-1000
  • Business Valuation: Valued $6.3B as of Sep 10, 2019
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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