10. Nest Labs, Inc
Nest Labs, Inc manufactures and distributes high-tech thermostats. The company was founded in 2010 by former Apple (AAPL) SVP of the iPod division Tony Fadell and former iPod and iPhone lead engineer Matt Rogers.
Investors: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Google Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Generation_, Shasta Ventures, Intertrust and Venrock.