pureLiFi, a spin-out from the University of Edinburgh, is a Light communication company that provides LiFi technology to mass-market mobile device and lighting manufacturers.

pureLiFi is developing and delivering technology for secure, reliable, high-speed communication networks that seamlessly integrate data and lighting utility infrastructures and significantly reduce energy consumption.

pureLiFi was founded in 2012 by Prof. Harald Haas and Dr Mostafa Afgani. The company is headquartered in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

pureLiFi seeks to resolve the global struggle for diminishing wireless capacity resulting in the Spectrum Crunch.

pureLiFi has grown its international customer base around the world with international partnerships in place with organisations such as Cisco, Wipro, Zumtobel, O2 Telefonica and Getac.


pureLiFi is backed by Temasek Holdings and The Scottish Investment Bank (SIB). The company raised $18M from a "Series B" financing on Nov 12, 2019. This brings pureLiFi's total funding to $43.9M to date.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $43.9M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Edinburgh
  • State: Edinburgh
  • Country: Scotland
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