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Offices

San Francisco, USA
55 2nd Street
15th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94105
USA

People

Co-Founder, CEO
Co-Founder, CPO
Co-Founder, President
VP of Marketing
Board of Directors
Board of Directors

Funding

TOTAL $50M
FUNDING TOTAL $50M
Venture Round, 6/2013
Andreessen Horowitz
Index Ventures
Two Sigma Ventures
$50M

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Anki

Based in San Francisco, Anki is dedicated to bringing artificial intelligence and robotics into our everyday lives.

Its first product, Anki DRIVE, was named one of “The 25 Best Inventions of 2013” by TIME Magazine. Anki DRIVE is battle racing for the real world. With advanced artificial intelligence, each car thinks for itself and has one goal in mind: victory. After debuting on stage at Apple’s 2013 WWDC keynote following an introduction by Tim Cook, Anki DRIVE is currently on sale through all Apple retail stores (U.S. & Canada), Apple.com and Anki.com

The company is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures and Two Sigma. Anki (pronounced AHN-key) means “to learn by heart.” To connect with Anki, Like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/anki), follow us on Twitter (@anki), or subscribe to us on YouTube (www.youtube.com/anki).

Recent Milestones

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    Anki — Anki DRIVE launches to exclusively sell through Apple retail stores (U.S. and Canada), Apple.com and Anki.com for Holiday 2013 season. (10/23/13)
    Posted 1/21/14 at 3:21pm via techcrunch.com
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    Anki — Anki launches its first product, Anki DRIVE, at Apple's WWDC (6/10/13)
    Posted 6/24/13 at 2:19pm via cnet.com
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    Anki received $50M in Venture Round funding. (6/1/13)
    Posted 6/10/13 at 9:59am via techcrunch.com
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    Anki added Danny Rimer as Board of Directors. (1/1/13)
    Posted 1/24/14 at 11:26am
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    Anki added Hanns Tappeiner as Co-Founder, President. (1/1/13)
    Posted 6/10/13 at 9:57am
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    Anki added Marc Andreessen as Board of Directors. (1/1/13)
    Posted 1/21/14 at 3:06pm
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    Anki added Boris Sofman as Co-Founder, CEO. (1/1/10)
    Posted 6/10/13 at 9:57am
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    Anki added Tami Bhaumik as VP of Marketing. (11/12/00)
    Posted 7/15/13 at 8:29pm
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    Anki added Mark Palatucci as Co-Founder, CPO.
    Posted 6/10/13 at 9:57am

Videos

Above:

Anki Founders Story

Added: 2/18/14
Above:

Anki DRIVE™ Gameplay

Added: 2/18/14

Screenshots

Anki screenshot
Above: Anki Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 6/25/13
Anki screenshot
Above: Anki Screenshot -- #3
Uploaded: 6/25/13
Anki screenshot
Above: Anki Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 1/22/14

Products

Anki Drive

Websiteanki.com
Bloganki.com/blog
StageLive
Launch DateOctober 23, 2013

Sources

  1. Anki Debuts At WWDC With An AI Car Racing Game, Raises $50M From A16z And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Anki, blessed by Apple, takes AI and robotics to consumers (news.cnet.com) [edit]
    Anki’s Self-Driving Race Car Toys Will Launch On Oct. 23rd — We Go Hands On (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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