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Spinoff companies

by Stacie Slotnick

Nov. 8, 2018

Media Lab spinoff companies

Well over 150 companies have been started by Media Lab alumni, research staff, and faculty members. Below is a listing of many of these spinoffs.  

12Labs

Adieu

Advanced Diamond Solutions Inc.

Affectiva

Allurent

Ambient Devices

Amino Labs

Art Technology Group, Inc. (acquired by Oracle)

Ashametrics

Atelion Health

Athena Wisdom

AWare Technologies

Barter

BCT Partners

Behavio

beingmeta

BiOM, Inc.

Bionolux

Bluefin Labs (acquired by Twitter)

Bodega Algae

Bridge International Academies

Build Empathy

BuzzFeed

Canidu

Cardiio

Catalia Health

Caveo

CellBazaar

Changing Environments

Charmed Technology

Clubhouse Network 

Cogito Corp.

Cortico

Creative Good

Crowd Supply

Datawheel

Dephy

Design that Matters

Diffraction Ltd. (acquired by STEINER-OPTIK GmbH)

Dimagi, Inc.

DIVA

dMetrics

EAR Studio

The Echo Nest (acquired by Spotify)

E Ink Corporation

Elance, Inc.

Ember Corporation

Empathyx, Inc.

Empatica

Endor

Epidemico

Eski Studio

EyeNetra

Fathom Information Design

figure8

Firefly Network, Inc.

Firetide Inc.

First Mile Solutions

Flat Black Films

Flirq

Formlabs

Frictionless Commerce

GenArts, Inc. (acquired by Boris FX)

General Sensing

Giant Otter Technologies

Ginger.io

Glassy Media

Graffectivity

Graviky Labs

Groundhog Technologies

HAMAMA

Harmonix

Harmony Line, Inc.

Here2Shop

Holosonic Research Labs, Inc.

HomePortfolio

Humanyze

iClub

Immersion Music

Innerscope Research

International Fashion Machines

Intuitive Automata Inc.

Jana

Ka-Zam, Inc.

Kendall Research

Koko

Kovio, Inc.

Learning Beautiful

Learning Unlimited

Lendbuzz

Liti Holographics

littleBits

LTU Technologies

Lumii

Luminoso

Lyric Semiconductor, Inc. (acquired by Analog Devices, Inc.)

M2S

Makani Power

MaMaMedia Inc.

MessageMachines

Method Software, Inc.

MetroSpark

Midnight Commercial

MindRider

MobGeek

Motus Games

Move38

mPath

Nanda Home

Nearlife

nevershopalone

Newton Research Labs, Inc.

NWC

NYC Wireless

Oblong Industries

One Laptop per Child

Open Ratings Inc. (acquired by D&B)

Optimus Ride

Ori

Otherlab

Peddl

Peepol.tv

Pixels.io

Pix Mob

Playful Invention Company

Pocketscience

Potion Design

RadioSherpa (acquired by RadioTime)

Raw Diamond Inc.

reQall

Resonon

Runaway Technology, Inc.

Salient Stills

Saybot

Seamless Toy Company

SensAble Technologies

Sense Networks

Sensing Places

Sifteo (acquired by 3D Robotics)

Slife Labs

Small Design Firm Inc.

Sold (acquired by Dropbox)

Sourcemap

Spatial

SproutsIO

SQUID Labs

StorySense Computing LLC (acquired by DianhuaBang)

Sugar Labs

Supermechanical

Swim Interaction Design Studio LLC

Synthesis Studios

T+1

TagSense

ThingMagic

Thinking Pictures Inc.

Tulip

Twine Health (acquired by Fitbit)

United Villages, Inc.

Velti

Viisage

Virage (acquired by Autonomy)

Vitality (acquired by NantHealth)

Vivo Software, Inc.

WattzOn

Wave Arts, Inc.
Way Systems (acquired by VeriFone)

The Writing Faculty

Yoboto

Zebra Imaging, Inc. (acquired by HoloTech Switzerland AG)