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Top 10 Fastest-Growing Internet of Things Companies at CES

Going to CES? Make sure you hit all the important prospects! Using our proprietary machine-learning growth algorithm, DataFox has identified the top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) startups exhibiting at CES that are poised for a breakout year. Be sure to check out our sortable, filterable list of all 2,500+ Consumer Electronics Show exhibitors, where you'll find executives' contact information, headcount and revenue data, and much more.

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DataFox looked at over 30 IoT companies exhibiting at CES and ranked them by our proprietary Growth Score, an artificial intelligence algorithm that is a predictor of revenue growth. Here are the top IoT prospects.

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Ayla Networks

Top keywords: services, internet of things, manufacturing, hardware + software, connected devices

  • CEO: David Friedman
  • Revenue Estimate: > $35m

We are at the beginning of a new phase of the Internet in which all the “things”
around us are getting connected, enabling cool new products and generating vast
new sets of data. Ayla Networks is at the forefront of this movement, with
end-to-end solutions that allow manufacturers to turn home controls, HVAC,
appliances, lighting and other everyday products into intelligent devices that
are managed in the cloud.


Top keywords: software, clean technology, energy efficiency, demand management, smart grid

  • CEO: Adrian Tuck
  • Revenue Estimate: > $35m

Recurve makes software for contractors who audit homes to increase energy
efficiency and perform remodeling / construction services.

MCube, Inc

Top keywords: semiconductors, iot sensor tech, iot, internet of things, internet of things building blocks

  • CEO: Ben Lee
  • Revenue Estimate: > $35m

mCube is the provider of the world’s smallest MEMS motion sensors, key enablers
for the new Internet of Moving Things. As a technology leader, mCube aspires to
put a MEMS motion sensor on anything that moves, improving the way consumers
live and interact with technology.

Misfit Wearables

Top keywords: health and wellness, technology, fitness, wearables, personal health

  • CEO: Sonny Vu
  • Revenue Estimate: > $7m

Misfit is focused on developing great wearable products: things that people
would want to wear all the time for a long time. A pioneer in the emerging world
of wearable sensor technology, the company is making products and services in
the consumer health and fitness space to inspire people be more active and
develop healthy habits. Misfit’s first product is the Shine, an elegant personal
activity tracker that you can instantly sync with your smartphone just by
placing the device on the screen. Misfit was founded in 2011 by Sonny Vu with
John Sculley, the former CEO of Apple and Pepsi, and Sridhar Iyengar, co-founder
and CTO of AgaMatrix, and have Founders Fund and Khosla Ventures as lead
investors. Other investors include Norwest, OATV, Max Levchin, and incTANK.

Savant Systems

Top keywords: home automation, hardware + software, home automation, home control, commercial automation, commercial control, audio/video systems

  • CEO: Robert Madonna
  • Revenue Estimate: > $8m

Savant Systems, a 21st century company, designs, develops and manufactures a
complete suite of integrated solutions that has defined the modern age of home
and commercial automation. Savant’s Apple®-based platform cohesively addresses
control, audio/video, telephony, digital display, energy management and the
media integration needs of today’s most advanced environments. Through its
relationship with Apple®, Savant has leveraged the familiarity and intuitive
nature of the iPad® and iOS family of devices to address the control and
automation needs of today’s consumers. Unlike competitive solutions, Savant’s
revolutionary Blueprintâ„¢ software platform enables the rapid configuration of
systems without the need for low-level programming. Through ongoing innovation,
Savant continues to define the future of control and automation for residential
and commercial applications.


Top keywords: technology, security, home automation, internet of things, hardware

  • CEO: Jason Johnson
  • Revenue Estimate: > $7m

August builds products that make life simpler, allowing physical environments to
seamlessly respond to user behavior. August’s flagship product, the August Smart
Lock, is a new home access system that allows you to use smartphones in place of
traditional keys. Founded by famed designer Yves Behar and consumer technology
veteran Jason Johnson, August has raised $50 million in venture funding to-date
and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Electric Imp

Top keywords: internet of things, home automation, internet, smart home automation, energy monitoring

  • CEO: Hugo Fiennes
  • Revenue Estimate: > $7m

Electric Imp is a startup which develops the Imp, a chip intended to provide
Internet connectivity to all electrical devices. The Imp uses WiFi and a cloud
service to make it easier than ever before for vendors to internet-enable their
products, bringing the power of the internet to places and devices it could
never reach before. The Imp card is sold to consumers and to manufacturers, and
Imp-enabled devices can be accessed on the web or on mobile devices using
Electric Imp's application or third-party apps.


Top keywords: software, home automation, security, energy management, home owners

  • CEO: Mike Harris
  • Revenue Estimate: > $7m

Zonoff, creators of the Intuitive Homeâ„¢, provides a comprehensive technology and
commerce platform to service providers, integrators and OEMs who deliver
Connected Home products and services to consumers. Bottom-line; we provide the
“brain” of the smart home.

GreenPeak Technologies

Top keywords: semiconductors, consumer technologies, internet of things, wireless networking infrastructure, 802.15.4/zigbee

  • CEO: Cees Links
  • Revenue Estimate: > $35m

GreenPeak Technologies operates as a fabless semiconductor and is one of the
leaders in the ZigBee market with a rich offering of RF chips for the Smart Home
and the IoT. Driven by the world’s MSOs, GreenPeak is proving its market
leadership position as the Internet of Things connectivity technology provider
for the Smart Home. GreenPeak Technologies is a fabless semiconductor company
and the leader in the ZigBee market with a rich offering of semiconductor
products and software technologies for Smart Home data communications and the
Internet of Things. The GreenPeak founders have significantly contributed to the
invention of WiFi and made it into a commercial success, used by several billion
people today. GreenPeak is recognised as a leader in developing new wireless
technologies for consumer electronics, Smart Home applications and the IoT/IoE,
demonstrating rapid growth and adoption by major customers around the globe. It
offers its products for original equipment manufacturers in the United States,
Europe, and Asia. The company was formerly known as Xanadu Wireless and changed
its name to GreenPeak Technologies B.V. in 2007. GreenPeak Technologies was
founded in 2004 and is based in Utrecht, the Netherlands with additional offices
in Belgium, Japan, France, California, US as well as in Korea and Hong Kong.

GreenWave Reality

Top keywords: software, home automation, internet of things, connected led lighting solutions, home energy management

  • CEO: Greg Memo
  • Revenue Estimate: > $35m

GreenWave Reality Inc. is a privately held United States corporation founded in
2008 by a group of successful entrepreneurs. GreenWave’s Home2Cloud platform
allows its partners to confidently leverage the broad capabilities of Internet
of Things and Machine-to-Machine communications to create their own value-added
managed services. In addition, GreenWave offers its own award-winning services
including Connected Lighting, Home Monitoring and Energy Management. The company
has customers that include leading service providers, lighting manufacturers,
and utilities.