Press Releases

Peter Thiel and Solamere Capital Co-Lead $100 Million Investment in Vivint Smart Home
Top investors validate Vivint’s winning smart home strategy. Read more
Vivint Smart Home Supports #FixTheFox Benefit Concert Featuring Imagine Dragons and Neon Trees
Vivint to give matching donation of $20,000 to help support kidney transplant and recovery of local concert venue owner Corey Fox. Read more

In The News

Peter Thiel and Mitt Romney invested $100 million in a company that wants to be the Apple of smart homes
"Vivint focuses on making sure customers have a good experience, hiding how the sausage is made. Pedersen likens it to how the Apple II was the first PC that took what had been something that was very much for hobbyists and made it accessible to normal people."
Vivint lands $100m investment from Peter Thiel and Solamere Capital
"Vivint’s smart home systems are about to get a bit smarter. The home automation and security company just nabbed $100m co-led by tech investor Peter Thiel and strategic investment firm Solamere Capital. This influx in capital will be used for Vivint’s growth and research and development of products."
Get An Instant Smart Home With Vivint
"Vivint has given me the future home that I always imagined when watching Star Trek: The Next Generation: one that responds to my voice and has a brain. There may be other monitoring choices out there; but there’s only one that can convert your home into a smart home overnight. "
Smart security system helping kids with autism be more independent
"We’ve gone through lots of different challenges with seizures and running away," said Amy Baker, whose 12- and 10-year-old sons both have autism. But Baker said things started to change a few years ago when the family had a Vivint Smart Home system installed. “I can go to my neighbor’s house for half an hour or so and video them from my cellphone, so I can make sure they’re not burning the house down."

Awards

Consumers Digest Best Buy Award

Consumers Digest rated the Vivint Smart Complete package a "Best Buy."

Electronic House Product of the Year

Electronic House named Vivint Doorbell Camera a 2016 Product of the Year.

Gold Stevie Award

Vivint won a Gold Stevie Award for "Contact Center of the Year, Technology Industries."

2016 BIG Innovation Award

Vivint Doorbell Camera won a 2016 BIG Innovation Award from the Business Intelligence Group.

SlashGear – CES 2016 Editor's Choice

Vivint Ping Camera received an Editor’s Choice award for Best IoT/Smart Home innovation.

PCMag Best of the Year 2015

PCMag names Vivint Sky one of the Best Products of the Year.

Forbes List of America’s Best Employers

Vivint is one of 500 companies in the U.S. to make the inaugural Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers.” Vivint is also the top-ranked security and home automation company on the list.

Contact

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