Quirky Inc. was launched in 2009 by Ben Kaufman. Through its collaborative platform, Quirky managed to bring more than 150 consumer products to market, with hits such as the Pivot Power Series and Cordies. In 2015, the focus of Quirky was to develop the Internet of Things through with its own line of connected home products, and its own running platform Wink. Things did not go as planned and Quirky, after selling Wink, filed for bankruptcy in September 2015. In December 2015, most of the assets of Quirky Inc. were bought by Q Holdings LLC, a group of experienced investors and entrepreneurs that have been successful at developing, marketing, licensing brands, and manufacturing a wide range of products for retail. Today Quirky is under the leadership of their president Gina Waldhorn, who joined the team at the beginning of 2017 to steward the revitalization of the platform. Since acquisition, the new Quirky team has been working on remodeling the platform so we can bring amazing new products to life.