Canary Overview

  • New York, NY
  • 1 to 50 Employees
  • 2012
  • Company - Private
  • Computer Hardware & Software
  • $25 to $50 million (USD)


Canary has been a pioneer in the smart home security market since its debut in 2013, designing sophisticated products and services with security and privacy baked into their core to meet the needs of consumers for security. Canary’s devices have been regularly recognized for ...
Mission: Canary empowers people to live fearless lives.

We make the world a safer place by giving people the information they need to make smart decisions when something is wrong, and helping them feel connected when everything is right.

Canary Reviews

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Charles Fraenkl
Charles Fraenkl
7 Ratings
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Fantastic lifestyle, work/life balance"

Feb 17, 2021 - Senior QA Engineer in New York, NY
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Flexibility to learn new skills, new roles, great benefits (unlimited paid vacay days), and good work/life balance.


Company is small and introverted by nature. Great people, work well together, but may have to make additional effort to get people to open up.

Advice to Management

Don't change the work culture (dramatically). Keep the perks and lifestyle flexibility
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Canary Interviews

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  1. Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Germany
    No Offer
    Negative Experience


    The first interview was Ok and the second as well. Then they asked to do a case and present it, but before giving me the opportunity to present it, they said the recruitment process was over. It is pretty disrespectful to make people work and to not give them an opportunity to present their work.

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Company Updates

May 11, 2016
Today marks another major step towards providing our users with as much actionable information about their home as possible. Introducing: HomeHealth and Offline Notifications.
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HomeHealth and Offline Notifications
February 29, 2016
Building best-in-class hardware is the key for entry into the home; but the focus on user experience and software is what gives Canary a distinct advantage over other companies. Watch Canary CEO Adam Sager on CNBC:
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Demand for home security grows

Canary Awards & Accolades

  • iF Design International AwardsiF Design2015
  • Inc Best in ClassInc. Magazine2015

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