StretchSense Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 60

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $7.57M

  • Investors
  • 4

StretchSense General Information


Developer of sensor-based products designed to capture accurate hand data for lifelike animations. The company's products combine stretch sensor gloves with machine learning, there are soft capacitors inside the gloves that can be stretched or squeezed, and the resulting changes can be measured with a high degree of accuracy, enabling users to have superior finger tracking for animators, game developers, and film studios.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Other Industries
Other Consumer Durables
Primary Office
  • 114 Rockfield Road
  • Penrose
  • Auckland, 1061
  • New Zealand
+64 09-634 0000

StretchSense Timeline

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StretchSense Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Later Stage VC (Series A) 03-Nov-2022 $7.57M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series A) 08-Oct-2019 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg 15-Jul-2019 Completed Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
5. Grant 01-Jan-2017 000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series A) 29-Jun-2016 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Accelerator/Incubator 07-Apr-2015 00000 Completed Startup
2. Grant 01-Dec-2014 $20K $500K Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC 01-Dec-2014 $500K $500K Completed Startup
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StretchSense Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Developer of sensor-based products designed to capture accurate hand data for lifelike animations. The company's product
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Auckland, New Zealand
60 As of 2022
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Petach Tikva, Israel
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StretchSense Competitors (7)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Mantis Vision Venture Capital-Backed Petach Tikva, Israel 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
00000 0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Berkeley, CA 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
0000 0000 Venture Capital-Backed Portsmouth, OH 0 000000 000000 - 000 000000
00000 Venture Capital-Backed Eindhoven, Netherlands 00 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Bristol, United Kingdom 000 00000 00000000000 00000
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StretchSense Patents

StretchSense Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
AU-2018903214-A0 Improvements in soft electronics on a stretchable substrate Inactive 31-Aug-2018
AU-2018901046-A0 A multi-panel network ofsoft electronic components Inactive 29-Mar-2018
AU-2018901045-A0 A multi-panel network of soft electronic components Inactive 29-Mar-2018
US-20200408617-A1 Soft electronic component with improved connection Pending 05-Mar-2018 000000000
AU-2018900709-A0 An improved capacitive coupling Inactive 05-Mar-2018
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StretchSense Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Benjamin O'Brien Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Chris Komatas Chief Operating Officer
Todd Gisby Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Christopher Simard Chief Revenue Officer
Sarah Jennings Director of International Operations & Human Resource
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StretchSense Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
Iain Anderson StretchSense Co-Founder & Chief Scientist 000 0000
Michael Riley Self Executive Chairman 000 0000
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StretchSense Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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StretchSense Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
808 Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Par Equity Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Scottish Enterprise Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
GD1 Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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StretchSense Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 27-Apr-2020 0000000000 Entertainment Software 00000000
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StretchSense Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
00000000 Entertainment Software Seattle, WA 0000
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