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littleBits

The World's Most Innovative Companies 2016 littleBits is a STEM-focused technology company aimed at teaching anyone how to create and operate electronics using prototypes. The company is also an open-source library made up of electronic "building blocks" with various functions that connect to each other via magnets. Users can build anything from home-spun house alarms to DIY robots by linking together modules. Founded in 2011 by MIT Media Lab graduate and TED fellow Ayah Bdeir, the company is also known for its littleBits kits, cloud-based app, and a growing presence in classrooms. The company has raised more than $60 million to bring littleBits to kids and adults everywhere, with its latest round raking in $47 million in 2015.
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headquarters: New York, NY
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