Be my eyes

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Be My Eyes is a company developing an app that connects blind and visually impaired individuals with a community of volunteers. Both parties install the app, and when the blind person needs help, he/she uses the app which calls out to the network of volunteers. A live video stream from the blind person's device to the screen of the volunteer's device enables both parties to solve practical challenges in real time. The company was started in Denmark by Hans Jorgen Wiberg, who has low vision. 
HQSan Francisco, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)102(+8%)
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Key People/Management at Be my eyes

Christian Erfurt

Christian Erfurt

Alexander Hauerslev Jensen

Alexander Hauerslev Jensen

Will Butler

Will Butler

VP, Community
Hans Wiberg

Hans Wiberg

Founder, Board Member
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Be my eyes Office Locations

Be my eyes has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
1155 Market St 10th floor, San Francisco
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Be my eyes Financials and Metrics

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Be my eyes total Funding

$5 m

Be my eyes latest funding size

$2.8 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Be my eyes investors

Be my eyes's latest funding round in February 2020 was reported to be $2.8 m. In total, Be my eyes has raised $5 m
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Be my eyes Online and Social Media Presence

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Be my eyes Blogs

Perfect Mismatch

The author of the beautiful accessibility book Mismatch, Kat Holmes, comes on to share her own personal journey and how inclusive design can take some of its greatest learnings through examining acts of exclusion.

Adrian and the Overlays

Accessibility expert Adrian Roselli comes on the show to share his story, and talk about the questionable implications of the now-popular “accessibility overlay.”

College Try

Colleges and universities are proving grounds for digital and physical accessibility. With disabled students living on their own in many cases for the first time, these institutions need to be fully compliant, ADA literate, and not just accessible, but highly accommodating –– and if they're not, stu…

Meet The Letterheads: Paul Parravano

Here at 13 Letters, we talk a lot about inclusive design and accessibility – but these terms mean nothing if we don't keep in mind the stories of the listeners who are most affected by bad design and most assisted by good design. That's why we're starting a new feature called "Meet the Letterheads,"…

Be my eyes Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Be my eyes founded?

    Be my eyes was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Be my eyes key executives?

    Be my eyes's key executives are Christian Erfurt, Alexander Hauerslev Jensen and Will Butler.

  • How many employees does Be my eyes have?

    Be my eyes has 102 employees.

  • Who are Be my eyes competitors?

    Competitors of Be my eyes include Broadcast Pix, Dreamcast and ZEGO.

  • Where is Be my eyes headquarters?

    Be my eyes headquarters is located at 1155 Market St 10th floor, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Be my eyes offices?

    Be my eyes has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Be my eyes have?

    Be my eyes has 1 office.