Particle is a scalable, reliable and secure Internet of Things device platform that enables businesses to quickly and easily build, connect and manage their connected solutions. Particle launched on Kickstarter in 2013 with the vision of making the Internet of Things easy and accessible. Particle's tools are now used by 70,000 engineers in more than 170 countries and are being used by many Fortune 500 companies to develop and manage fleets of new IoT products. Their portfolio of products the Particle Cloud, a cellular IoT SIM card and data plan, and cloud-connected microcontrollers like the Electron and Photon. Particle was listed as one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies of 2015 and has been featured in a number of Gartner reports on IoT solutions.