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Forbes Byte is thriving in the new normal by focusing on trust.
Neeraj Gunsagar, Byte’s CEO, says that at the start of the pandemic Byte double-downed on establishing more trust with consumers, asserting that consumer trust had always been Byte’s "true north". Read more
Byte Welcome to the Byte fam, Kerry!
It’s a big day for all of us here at Byte: Kerry Washington has joined team Byte as a Creative Advisor and Investor. Read more
BusinessWire | AUG 30, 2021
Byte plans to donate 25,000 oral health care kits to Afghan refugees.
Byte, a rapidly growing clear aligner company, announced today they will donate at least 25,000 oral health kits to Afghan refugees who are being resettled in the United States.Read more
BusinessWire | AUG 2, 2021
Ernst & Young LLP announces Blake Johnson and Scott Cohen of Byte as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Greater Los Angeles Award winner.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies.Read more
BusinessWire | JUN 15, 2021
Ernst & Young LLP announces Blake Johnson and Scott Cohen of Byte as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Greater Los Angeles Award finalists.
Unicorn Founders recognized as unstoppable entrepreneurs who transform Greater Los Angeles and beyond.Read more
Forbes | MAR 4, 2021
Unicorn founders Blake Johnson and Scott Cohen, took no venture capital, sold Byte in two years for over a billion dollars.
Direct-to-customer startup beat out industry giants.Read more
Bloomberg | FEB 11, 2021
This teeth aligner startup went from zero to $1 billion in two years.
The direct-to-consumer era has rarely, if ever, seen a rocket ship like Byte.Read more
KUTV | DEC 11, 2020
Byte President Neeraj Gunsagar meets with Governor Herbert of Utah.
Gunsagar: "We started the year with around 10 to 15 people in Utah and have now grown to more than 150 employees."Read more
Create & Cultivate | AUG 18, 2020
How Byte’s Head of Brand helped launch the company on a bootstrapped budget.
Sarah McDonald is part of the OG team that built the Byte brand from the ground up (literally!) to eventually surpass $100 million in revenue. Woah!Read more
BusinessWire | SEPT 17, 2020
Byte is now the Official Smile for the Seattle Seahawks.
Byte, one of the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer teeth aligner companies, has announced a partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, making them the official smile partner for Seattle’s professional football team. Read more
TechCrunch | MAY 19, 2020
Byte projects $100 million in 2020 revenue without increasing marketing spend.
The company, which was founded in 2017 and launched its products at the beginning of 2019, is on track to reach a $100 million revenue run rate in Q2 of this year, according to president Neeraj Gunsagar. Read more
Forbes | JUN 26, 2020
Why investor Kerry Washington believes this brand is the future of oral healthcare.
Taking good care of your teeth is easier said than done. Everyone should have the right to rediscover their smile, and furthermore, their confidence. Read more
Bloomberg | MAY 20, 2020
Straight teeth without office visits boosts startup 1,000%.
Byte is changing the way people fix their teeth during the coronavirus. Everything is done remotely. Read more
AP News | MAY 18, 2020
Byte partners with Anthem insurance.
Byte has announced that it’s now a part of Anthem Blue Cross’s (Anthem) Dental Prime and Complete PPO network, giving members greater access to orthodontic care through this innovative benefit. Read more
NBC Los Angeles | MAR 26, 2020
Santa Monica-based company making, donating masks to protect against coronavirus.
Byte ordinarily makes teeth aligners, but since its business is doing well, its leaders are giving away face shields and ventilator parts to health professionals. Read more
Business Wire | APR 17, 2020
Byte invisible aligners goes international with Australia expansion.
Following its success in the U.S. market to increase access to affordable and convenient teeth straightening with doctor supervision, Byte will now make what has been inaccessible, accessible to the Aussie population during a time when the byte teledentistry platform is more important than ever. Read more
Business Wire | FEB 20, 2020
Byte announces Neeraj Gunsagar as president.
In his new role, Gunsagar will lead the next stage of hyper-growth for Byte and prepare the company for its international expansion and new product roll-out. He will also oversee the continued development of the brand’s world-class sales/service organization in support of Byte’s ongoing commitment to being the highest rated direct-to-consumer teeth aligner brand in the world. Read more
Hot off the press.
“Ernst & Young LLP announces Blake Johnson, Scott Cohen of Byte as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Greater Los Angeles Award winner”
“Ernst & Young LLP announces Blake Johnson, Scott Cohen of Byte as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Greater Los Angeles Award finalists”
“I tried Byte’s at-home teeth aligners, and I never thought I’d be this excited about braces”
“Unicorn founders Blake Johnson and Scott Cohen, took no venture capital, sold Byte in two years for over a billion dollars”
“Kerry Washington on helping families get free oral health care: ‘Our smile is where our confidence lives’”
“ByteCares partners with California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce to expand access to teledentistry”
“ByteCares partners with LA Promise Fund to support oral care for students, families and faculty in South Los Angeles”
“Byte, leader in at-home invisible aligners, partners with FabFitFun to bring more smiles to members”
“Ben Affleck shares smiling photos from charity event: ‘it was a pleasure to be a part of this’”
“This celebrity dentist has a really interesting theory about why everyone got ’Chiclet teeth’ in the ’90s”
“How the world’s most sought-after cosmetic dentist prepares his clients for the Oscars”