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goTenna is a company developing a communications device that enables users to send and receive messages via smartphones and share GPS location with others even when there’s no central connectivity. It offers goTenna, a cognitive digital radio combined with an app that generates its own signal and automatically coordinates with other units within range.

HQBrooklyn, NY, US
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)45

Key People/Management at goTenna

Daniela Perdomo

Daniela Perdomo

Co-founder & Board Chair
Ari Schuler

Ari Schuler

Interim CEO
Warren Ramanathan

Warren Ramanathan

Director, QA Engineering
Shawn Hurt

Shawn Hurt

Director, Sales Operations
Mike Nolfi

Mike Nolfi

Director, Supply Chain & Manufacturing
Christophe Servaes

Christophe Servaes

Director, Firmware Engineering
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goTenna Office Locations

goTenna has an office in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY, US (HQ)
302 81 Willoughby St
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goTenna Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


goTenna total Funding

$40.8 m

goTenna latest funding size

$24 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

goTenna investors

goTenna's latest funding round in June 2019 was reported to be $24 m. In total, goTenna has raised $40.8 m
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goTenna Operating Metrics

goTenna's Devices Sold was reported to be 100 k in Nov, 2017.
Nov, 2017

Devices Sold

100 k
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goTenna Online and Social Media Presence

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goTenna News and Updates

GoTenna is ramping up public sector mesh networking with a $24M C round

GoTenna is best known for its outdoors-oriented consumer products that let you text and share locations between smartphones off the grid. But the company has found that government work — military, fire, rescue — is the real market, and is pursuing it with a vengeance on the strength of a $24 million…

GoTenna raises $24 million to help people connect off-grid via mobile mesh networks

Mobile mesh networking platform GoTenna has raised $24 million in a mix of equity and debt funding led by Peter Thiel's Founders Fund.

GoTenna Partners With Blockstream Satellite to Make Using Bitcoin Without an Internet Connection Simpler

Sending bitcoin transactions without an internet connection just got a little bit easier. Announced at the Magical Crypto Conference on Saturday in New York City, Blockstream Satellite and goTenna are integrating their technologies to make it easier to send bitcoin transactions with technology used …

goTenna Blogs

goTenna Appoints Ari Schuler as CEO; Co-Founder Daniela Perlein as Board Chair

New chief executive solidifies mesh networking company’s focus on government market June 24, 2021 (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) — goTenna, the company behind the world’s most advanced, infrastructure-free, and scalable mobile mesh networks announced today that Ari Schuler has been appointed new CEO of the compa…

Operation Phoenix Stays Connected During Disaster Recovery Training with goTenna Mesh

Operation Phoenix Stays Connected During Disaster Recovery Training with goTenna MeshMore

goTenna Awarded U.S. Air Force Contract to Provide Low-Bandwidth Remote Situational Awareness Mesh Communications

goTenna will provide the U.S. Air Force unprecedented off-grid connectivity and situational awareness through the goTenna Pro mesh network solutionMore

goTenna's Chief Scientist featured in Scientific American Magazine

Scientific American Magazine featured goTenna Chief Scientist Ram Ramanathan in an article that explores the challenges of creating connectivity on a global scale. The article discusses percolation theory, including its relevance to mesh networks. See the excerpt below: For designers of mesh-network…

Newlab Connects Residents in Uganda’s Nakivale Refugee Settlement and Village Pilot Project using goTenna Mesh

Newlab equipped refugee-led entrepreneurship hub Opportunigee with goTenna Mesh for day-to-day communications and location tracking in wifi and cell-denied environments. Newlab’s Beyond Place Studio is collaborating with Opportunigee to design and build a ‘village pilot’ project which will house 50…

goTenna’s ECHO Mesh Networking Protocol Achieves Unparalleled Broadcast Scalability in Experimental Evaluations

goTenna and University of Delaware’s breakthrough protocol published in IEEE’s Transactions on Mobile ComputingMore
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goTenna Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was goTenna founded?

    goTenna was founded in 2012.

  • Who are goTenna key executives?

    goTenna's key executives are Daniela Perdomo, Ari Schuler and Warren Ramanathan.

  • How many employees does goTenna have?

    goTenna has 45 employees.

  • Who are goTenna competitors?

    Competitors of goTenna include Glympse, Life360 and Zenly.

  • Where is goTenna headquarters?

    goTenna headquarters is located at 302 81 Willoughby St, Brooklyn.

  • Where are goTenna offices?

    goTenna has an office in Brooklyn.

  • How many offices does goTenna have?

    goTenna has 1 office.