Cognitive Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 67
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $7.3M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 2

Cognitive General Information


Developer of WiFi-based motion detection technology designed for home and wellness monitoring and other purposes. The companies software provides whole home awareness by sensing and deciphering movement anywhere WiFi signals are present using a router, thus enabling users to turn their connected smart devices into motion sensors.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Application Software
Other Industries
Business/Productivity Software
Other Communications and Networking
Wireless Communications Equipment
Primary Office
  • 560 Westmount Road North
  • Waterloo, Ontario N2L 0A9
  • Canada
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Cognitive Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Grant 21-May-2019 $7.3M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 01-Dec-2015 Completed Startup
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Cognitive Patents

Cognitive Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11070399-B1 Filtering channel responses for motion detection Active 30-Nov-2020 0000000000 000
US-10928503-B1 Using over-the-air signals for passive motion detection Active 03-Mar-2020 000000000 000
US-20210278520-A1 Using high-efficiency phy frames for motion detection Pending 03-Mar-2020 0000000000
US-11018734-B1 Eliciting mimo transmissions from wireless communication devices Active 31-Oct-2019 00000000 000
US-20210135718-A1 Eliciting mimo transmissions from wireless communication devices Granted 31-Oct-2019 H04W4/80
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Cognitive Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Tajinder Manku Ph.D Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Oleksiy Kravets Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Connie Mills Director Of Finance
Petra Pohl Executive Vice President of Corporate Operations
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Cognitive Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
Cosimo Fiorenza Quantum Valley Investments Board Member 000 0000
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Cognitive Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Cognitive Investors (2)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Government of Canada Government 000 0000 000000 0
Quantum Valley Investments Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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