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Launched in 2014 by former philosophy professor David Barnett, PopSockets makes empowering, fun and expressive products that help people phone better. PopSockets has sold over 230 million of its iconic phone grips in 75 countries and now has an expanding ecosystem of related products, including phone cases, wallets and mounts.

Our mission is to become an eternal positivity machine--an enduring global brand that makes an increasingly positive impact on the health and happiness of the planet. Impact initiatives to date include our Poptivism platform and ChangeUp partnership that have resulted in over $4 million in cash and product donations to over 400 non-profits, low-friction recycling programs with TerraCycle, use of 99% recyclable and FSC certified packaging, Fair Labor Association affiliate status with pursuit of accreditation underway, and adoption of an animal-free policy with respect to products and corporate sponsored meals.

In 2021, PopSockets was honored as one of Fast Company’s World's Most Innovative Companies.