Linear Labs

Linear Labs is a smart electric motor company that has created an entirely new and versatile electric motor system design that will redefine mobility (ie electric vehicles), HVAC systems and robotics, welcoming in a new era of smarter energy utilization.

Linear Labs' vision is to accelerate humanity and end suffering through amazing feats of engineering to bring smarter energy to the world.

Linear Labs was founded in 2014 by Brad Hunstable and Fred Hunstable. The company is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.


Linear's smart electric motors are IoT connected with machine learning intelligence software and feature the world's first electric transmission able to adjust for changing conditions in real time, compounding efficiencies as motor settings are customized to application and usage needs.


Linear Labs has launched production of its new High Torque and Ultra High Efficiency electric motor and new intelligence drive system, called the HET Light, aimed at meeting the increased demand of the Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) industry.


Linear Labs patented High Efficiency Torque (HET) motor and Intelligent Control Drive, produces up to twice the torque of competitor motors – or the same torque in half the size – and can be made using rare-earth or ferrite magnets.


Linear is backed by THRC Investments, Capital Factory, Lowercarbon Capital, Kindred Ventures, Duke Angel Network, Spike Ventures, Folsom Point Equity, Saltwater Capital, Champion Hill, and others. The company raised $17M in Series A round on Mar 02, 2022. This brings Linear's total funding to $99.4M to date.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $99.4M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Fort Worth
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States
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