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Minimally, elegant smartphone accessories for the car, home, and travel.


Date Established 04/2010
Founder Ken Minn
Headquarters San Francisco
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Kenu is an award-winning brand with global reach in the mobile travel accessory space, sold in 35 countries on 6 continents. Based in San Francisco and founded by Joby Photo co-founder Ken Minn, Kenu products are developed by designers and engineers in Kenu's SF labs. They are the creators of Airframe®, the world’s first line of portable car vent mounts for smartphones, with over three million units sold worldwide.

Their mission is to create indispensable products that you will want to use every day while at home, in the office, and on the road. Kenu products are designed to be simplistically easy to use and made with the highest quality materials and manufacturing methods to stand the test of time.

Kenu's vision is to be in every person’s vehicle, home, office, and travel bag.

Kenu's latest invention is Airvue and Airvue Wireless car mounts for Teslas and newer vehicles' with in-car heads-up displays.

Founding Story

Born from a love of driving from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe, Kenu created the original Airframe® vent mount in 2013, which forever changed the way consumers use their smartphones in the car. Today, Kenu is seen worldwide as the Premier Hands-Free Car Mount Brand and continue to invent products that enhance the mobile driving and travel experience. Kenu leverages a lean, experienced team of specialists to envision new products out of their San Francisco headquarters.


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How-To Geek - Jul 19, 2022 The Best Car Phone Mounts of 2022 "Kenu is featured as the Best Vent Car Phone Mount among five other mounts"
Smarter Travel - Jun 02, 2022 7 Tiny Travel Gadgets You Can’t Leave Home Without "Kenu is mentioned along with seven other items to make traveling a little easier"
Digital Trends - May 23, 2022 The best iPhone accessories for 2022 "Kenu's Stance TriPod is Featured Amongst 11 of the Other Top Accessories for iPhones, according to Digital Trends"
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iMore - Mar 30, 2022 Best Car Mounts for iPhone 2022 "Kenu is featured as the "best overall" car mount in a rundown of eight total"
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