North Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 200

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $180M

North General Information


Developer of smart glasses designed to provide information in front of the eyes instead of crouching over a smartphone. The company's eyewear gives heads-up access to digital life with custom-made glasses which give discreet notifications that can be subtly managed with features like smart replies, emojis, snooze delays, and more, thereby enabling users to access the required information whenever needed.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Thalmic Labs
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Electronics (B2C)
Other Industries
Primary Office
  • 27 Gaukel Street West
  • Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1Y6
  • Canada

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North Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
11. Merger/Acquisition 30-Jun-2020 $180M 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Debt - General 18-Sep-2019 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC 19-May-2019 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Grant 14-Nov-2018 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Debt - General 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Early Stage VC (Series B) 19-Sep-2016 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Accelerator/Incubator 25-Jul-2013 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series A) 21-May-2013 000.00 000.00 Completed Startup
3. Accelerator/Incubator $1.22M Completed Startup
2. Seed Round 10-Jan-2013 $1.1M $1.22M Completed Startup
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North Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Electronics (B2C)
Kitchener, Canada
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North Competitors (6)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
O6 Accelerator/Incubator Backed San Francisco, CA 0 00.000 000000000000 00.000
0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Haifa, Israel 00 000 00000000000 000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Mateo, CA 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
000000000 Formerly VC-backed Rennes, France 0 00.000 00000000000 00.000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Seoul, South Korea 00 00000 00000000000 00000
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North Patents

North Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20190041666-A1 Electronically reinforced head-wearable apparatus and related methods Inactive 28-Dec-2017 000000000 0
US-D844600-S1 Finger-worn input device Active 04-Dec-2017 0
US-20190041978-A1 User defined head gestures methods and apparatus Inactive 01-Aug-2017 000000000
CA-179301-S Eyeglass frame Active 21-Jul-2017
US-D855691-S1 Eyeglass frame Active 18-Oct-2016 0
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North 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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North Former Investors (29)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Acequia Capital Angel Group Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Alex Bard Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Amazon Alexa Fund Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Canadian Technology Accelerator Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Creative Destruction Lab Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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North Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000 30-Sep-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Monitoring Equipment
Intel Vaunt AR glasses (technology portfolio) 17-Dec-2018 Corporate Asset Purchase Buildings and Property 0000000 0
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