Quirky

Quirky

Quirky

We make invention accessible. The best ideas in the world aren't actually in the world, they're locked inside people's heads. Let's change that.
Founded
2009
Raised
$180.3M
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$10,000,000
Debt financing - 2014
Team Size
100+
Employees
TechCrunch

G.E. Appliances is launching its own version of Quirky for businesses called Giddy

Apps & Services
BI Tech

Quirky, the invention startup that burned through $200 million and went bankrupt, is back from the dead with a new busin...

Apps & Services Culture, Art, Books
East-West Digital

Quirky mobile photo app leads App Store ranking in Russia and neighboring countries, raises millions from top investors

Foreign affairs Funding
The Verge

Wink opens up about surviving the fall of Quirky

Smart devices
BI Tech

The real reason Quirky, a startup that raised $183 million, went bankrupt in 6 years

Apps & Services
Xconomy , Bloomberg Technology

Belly-Up in Bankruptcy, Quirky Trying to Sell All Assets Including Wink

WSJD

Invention Startup Quirky Files for Bankruptcy

Re/code

Quirky Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Sell Wink

Strategy
TNW , The Verge , TechCrunch , +1

Quirky files for bankruptcy, will likely sell its IoT company Wink in the next 60 days

Smart devices
BI Tech

New York startup Quirky files for bankruptcy and agrees to sell its smart-home business for $15 million

VentureWire

Quirky Failure Among Largest Recent Startup Flops

Funding
TechCrunch

TC Cribs: A Look Inside Lyft’s Quirky, Hot Pink HQ

FutureShift

Even in 2015, the iPod Shuffle retains its quirky charm [REVIEW]

Music streaming
WIRED

We Want Quirky Spy Flicks, Not Generic Action Movies

BI Tech

How 17 famous companies got their quirky names

Culture, Art, Books
BI Tech

The CEO of New York City startup Quirky steps down

Strategy Culture, Art, Books
BI Tech

New York startup Quirky plans another round of layoffs as it struggles to raise more money

BI Tech

Payments company Square has some quirky customs that CEO Jack Dorsey could bring to Twitter

Employment Payments
VentureBeat

You won’t believe how honest this CEO is about blowing $185M

Culture, Art, Books
Business Insider

Ben Kaufman is surprisingly open about why Quirky failed and what he's doing about it