Sensel Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2013

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 35


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series B

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $34.2M

  • Investors
  • 21

Sensel General Information


Developer of pressure-sensitive touchpad devices designed to translate user intentions in expressive and intuitive ways. The company offers devices that have features like multi-touch, proper sensitivity, low power consumption, and the ability to detect anything with mass and the individual pressure and orientation of every single contact point, enabling innovators to get a resolution sensor array combined with an efficient drive scheme to capture a rich force image.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Other Industries
Computers, Parts and Peripherals
Corporate Office
  • 321 Soquel Way
  • Sunnyvale, CA 94085
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

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Sensel Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Later Stage VC (Series B) 04-Jun-2024 $34.2M 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Debt - PPP 14-Apr-2020 00000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series A2) 29-Jan-2020 0000 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series A) 28-Nov-2018 0000 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series A1) 01-May-2018 000 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Seed Round 09-Mar-2017 0000 0000 0000 Completed Startup
3. Product Crowdfunding 09-Oct-2015 00000 Completed Startup
2. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
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Sensel Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A2 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 000
Series A1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Seed 1 2,093,683 $0.000100 $0.08 $1.52 $1.52 1x $1.52 7.12%
Seed 2,570,312 $0.000100 $0.14 $2.72 $2.72 1x $2.72 8.74%
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Sensel Patents

Sensel Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20240053831-A1 Human-computer system Pending 11-Aug-2022 000000000
US-20230350494-A1 System and method for modifying haptic feedback response of a touch sensor Pending 29-Apr-2022 000000000 0
US-20230280852-A1 Patterned confined areas in a sensing array of touch sensor device Inactive 02-Mar-2022 0000000000
US-11887398-B2 Human-computer interface system Active 16-Dec-2021 00000000000 00
US-20230067700-A1 Touch sensor devices having integrated resistors Active 02-Sep-2021 H01B1/128 0
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Sensel Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
John Zarraga Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Innovation Officer & Board Member
Harsha Rao Chief Product and Strategy Officer & Chief Operating Officer
John Todd Chief Revenue Officer
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Sensel Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
Gia-Shuh Jang Self Board Member 000 0000
Hsiao Lin Self Board Member 000 0000
Joan Wang Self Board Member 000 0000
John Zarraga Sensel Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Innovation Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Shih-Chieh Lee Self Board Member 000 0000
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Sensel 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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Sensel Investors (21)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Global Lighting Technologies Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Lenovo Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Mike Hurst Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ride Home Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Techlink Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Sensel FAQs

  • When was Sensel founded?

    Sensel was founded in 2013.

  • Who is the founder of Sensel?

    Ilya Rosenberg Ph.D and John Zarraga are the founders of Sensel.

  • Who is the CEO of Sensel?

    John Zarraga is the CEO of Sensel.

  • Where is Sensel headquartered?

    Sensel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

  • What is the size of Sensel?

    Sensel has 35 total employees.

  • What industry is Sensel in?

    Sensel’s primary industry is Electronic Equipment and Instruments.

  • Is Sensel a private or public company?

    Sensel is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Sensel?

    The current valuation of Sensel is 00000.

  • What is Sensel’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Sensel is 00000.

  • How much funding has Sensel raised over time?

    Sensel has raised $74.2M.

  • Who are Sensel’s investors?

    Global Lighting Technologies, Lenovo, Mike Hurst, Ride Home Fund, and Techlink Ventures are 5 of 21 investors who have invested in Sensel.

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