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Founder & CEO

Larry O’Connor

CEO Approval Rating

89/100

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CDW is one of OWC's top rivals. CDW is a Public company that was founded in 1984 in Vernon Hills, Illinois. CDW competes in the IT Services industry. Compared to OWC, CDW has 9,000 more employees.

Computacenter UK Ltd. is seen as one of OWC's biggest rivals. Computacenter UK Ltd. was founded in 1981 in Hertfordshire, England. Computacenter UK Ltd. is in the IT Services industry. Computacenter UK Ltd. generates $6.5B more revenue than OWC.

Dimension Data is one of OWC's top competitors. Dimension Data was founded in 1983, and its headquarters is in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Dimension Data is in the IT Services field. Dimension Data has 19,100 more employees than OWC.

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Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Lumaforge LLC

Jan 2021

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Nov 2020

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Mar 2019

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Mediafour Corporation

Nov 2017

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Mar 2006

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These are all the companies that OWC has acquired. OWC has acquired 5 companies and its latest acquisition was Lumaforge LLC in Jan 2021.

OWC Funding History

$2M

Since OWC was founded in 1988, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total OWC has raised $2.0M. OWC's funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $2.0M

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Debt - PPP (CARES Act)
Apr 2020
$2M - $5M

U.S. Small Business Administration.

Since OWC was founded in 1988, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total OWC has raised $2.0M. OWC's funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $2.0M

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These are all the companies that OWC has invested in. OWC has invested 5 companies and its latest investment was Lumaforge LLC in Jan 2021.

OWC News

January 19, 2021StorageNewsletter

OWC U2 Shuttle Carrier for 3.5-Inch Drive Bays Combining 4 NVMe M.2 SSDs

OWC (Other World Computing, Inc.) announced the U2 Shuttle, first U.2 carrier shuttle for 3.5″ drive ... See more »
January 14, 2021Markets Insider

OWC Acquires LumaForge and Jellyfish Technologies

LumaForge to continue as an OWC Company, with team intact, to further expand production and server ca... See more »
January 14, 2021iMore

Accessory maker OWC picks up storage server company LumaForge

Accessory maker OWC has today announced that it has acquired LumaForge, the company behind the excell... See more »
January 12, 2021Geeky Gadgets

OWC create world's first U.2 Carrier Shuttle for 3.5-inch drive bays

OWC has introduced the worlds first U.2 Carrier Shuttle for 3.5-inch Drive Bays, with is available pr... See more »
January 12, 2021Camera Jabber

OWC USB-C Travel Dock E announced

Dock's are a great solution for the studio, enabling you to use a single cable to plug into your comp... See more »
January 11, 2021ZDNet

OWC unveil high-end hardware for professionals

Everything from the world's first U.2 carrier shuttle for 3.5-inch drive bays to rugged external driv... See more »
November 20, 2020iClarified

New 'OWC Thunderbolt Hub' Adds Additional Thunderbolt Ports to Your Mac

OWC has announced the launch of its 'OWC Thunderbolt Hub' for Mac. The hub adds additional Thunderbol... See more »

OWC Press Releases

October 15, 2020PR Newswire

OWC Receives Two Company Awards from Comparably

WOODSTOCK, Ill., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC®; a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology c... See more »
October 13, 2020PR Newswire

OWC Blasts User Content to Space with Blue Origin

WOODSTOCK, Ill., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC®, a leading technology and new frontiers innovator... See more »
August 10, 2020PR Newswire

OWC Sending Customer Content to Outer Space on the Envoy Pro

WOODSTOCK, Ill., Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC®; a leading technology and new frontiers innovator... See more »
July 16, 2020PR Newswire

OWC Speeds Up Productivity 10X with Updated Thunderbolt 3 10G Ethernet Adapter

WOODSTOCK, Ill., July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC®; a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology c... See more »
July 14, 2020PR Newswire

OWC Reveals New Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock

WOODSTOCK, Ill., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC®; a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology c... See more »
May 26, 2020PR Newswire

OWC Receives Gold from American Business Awards for the ThunderBay 4 mini and Mercury Elite Pro Dock

WOODSTOCK, Ill., May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC®; a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology co... See more »
April 21, 2020StreetInsider

OWC Celebrates Earth Day at 50 With Continued Green Leadership

WOODSTOCK, Ill., April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --...... See more »

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Headquarters

8 Galaxy Way

Woodstock, Illinois60098

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OWC is a manufacturer and retailer of refurbished Macs, external storage, docks and accessories. OWC was founded in 1988. OWC's headquarters is located in Woodstock, Illinois, USA 60098. It has raised 2.0M in 1 round. The latest round was in Apr 2020....

CEO

OWC's Founder & CEO, Larry O’Connor, currently has an approval rating of 89%. OWC's primary competitors are CDW, Computacenter UK Ltd. & Dimension Data.

Website

owc.com

Frequently Asked Questions about OWC

  1. When was OWC founded?

    OWC was founded in 1988
  2. Who is OWC's CEO?

    OWC's CEO is Larry O’Connor
  3. How much revenue does OWC generate?

    OWC generates $120M in revenue
  4. How much funding does OWC have?

    OWC has historically raised $2M in funding
  1. Where is OWC's headquarters?

    OWC's headquarters is in Woodstock Illinois, USA
  2. How many employees does OWC have?

    OWC has 900 employees
  3. What sector does OWC operate in?

    OWC is in Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment
  4. Who are OWC's competitors?

    OWC's top competitors are CDW, Computacenter UK Ltd., Dimension Data