Open Garden

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Open Garden is a provider of mobile communication software designed to support and promote open wireless networks. The Company provides FireChat application that uses mesh networking technology, an approach that creates peer-to-peer connection instead of going through Wi-Fi or data service, enabling users to create a network using Bluetooth and WiFi connections across mobile devices, smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops.

HQBerkeley, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2021)7
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Open Garden

Paul Hainsworth

Paul Hainsworth

Laurent Parenteau

Laurent Parenteau

VP of Engineering
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Open Garden Office Locations

Open Garden has offices in Berkeley and Oakland
Berkeley, CA, US (HQ)
2120 University Ave #505
Oakland, CA, US
Ordway Building, 1 Kaiser Plaza
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Open Garden Financials and Metrics

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Open Garden total Funding

$12.8 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Open Garden investors

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Open Garden Cybersecurity Score

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Open Garden Online and Social Media Presence

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Open Garden Blogs

Blockchain Radio interview with our CEO, Paul Hainsworth

Thursday, August 16th, 2018Written by Open Garden staff. week, Open Garden was featured on Blockchain Radio. Our CEO, Paul Hainsworth joined The Business of Blockchain hosted by David Moorcroft to discuss how the Open Garden protocol …

Open Garden Airdrop: Phase One

Coming soon: The Internet of Us!Thursday, July 19th, 2018Written by Open Garden staff.Open Garden’s launch is just around the corner and we’re giving away up to one billion Open Garden Tokens (OG) (~5% of the total supply) via an airdrop program to get the party started! OG is used to pay for connec…

Open Garden Expands Executive Team in Preparation for Network Launch

Open Garden Inc. is headquartered at the Ordway Building on Lake Merritt in Oakland, California. Photo credit: Wikimedia Creative Commons.Thursday, June 21st, 2018Written by Open Garden staff.With plans to disrupt a trillion-dollar industry, Open Garden appoints two new executive team members to dep…

Our Interview with Laurent Parenteau, VP of Engineering at Open Garden

VP of Engineering Laurent Parenteau.Thursday, June 7th, 2018Written by Open Garden staff.We sat down with Open Garden’s VP of Engineering, Laurent Parenteau, to talk about the network, his vision for the company, and life on a deserted island.Question: Can you tell us a little bit about Open Garden’…

Open Garden: Building the Internet of Us. Hello World, Part 2

CEO Paul Hainsworth, now with second-generation pirate, Henry.Thursday, May 31st, 2018Written by Paul Hainsworth, CEO of Open GardenAt Open Garden, we want to fundamentally change the way people all over the world connect to the Internet.Our vision: millions of people using the Open Garden protocol …

Open Garden Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Open Garden founded?

    Open Garden was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Open Garden key executives?

    Open Garden's key executives are Paul Hainsworth and Laurent Parenteau.

  • How many employees does Open Garden have?

    Open Garden has 7 employees.

  • Who are Open Garden competitors?

    Competitors of Open Garden include Lekha Wireless Solutions, Roamer and TextNow.

  • Where is Open Garden headquarters?

    Open Garden headquarters is located at 2120 University Ave #505, Berkeley.

  • Where are Open Garden offices?

    Open Garden has offices in Berkeley and Oakland.

  • How many offices does Open Garden have?

    Open Garden has 2 offices.