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OpenSesame is the world's largest source for elearning courses focused on employee training. Buyers browse online training courses in a wide variety of subjects from workplace safety to business skills then purchase and start the courses instantly via their browser, by email, or delivered through any Learning Management System (LMS).

Using crowd-sourcing similar to iStockPhoto (, our marketplace and technology disrupts the leaders in the highly fragmented $5B elearning content market.

OpenSesame enables buyers to access the broadest and freshest selection of elearning content from a worldwide set of publishers all in one location. The marketplace enables content developers of all sizes to reach new buyers without investing in additional sales and marketing resources.

HQPortland, OR, US
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureA+


OpenSesame is headquartered in
Portland, United States

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)180(+5%)
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Key People/Management at OpenSesame

Don Spear

Don Spear

CEO & Co-Founder
Josh Blank

Josh Blank

President, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder
Tom Turnbull

Tom Turnbull

VP Partnerships & Co-Founder
Aaron Bridges

Aaron Bridges

VP of Engineering, CTO & Co-Founder
Deborah Dang

Deborah Dang

VP of Finance
Stuart Finn

Stuart Finn

SVP, Sales and Customer Success
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OpenSesame Office Locations

OpenSesame has an office in Portland
Portland, OR, US (HQ)
1629 SW Salmon St
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OpenSesame Financials and Metrics

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OpenSesame total Funding

$47 m

OpenSesame latest funding size

$28 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

OpenSesame investors

OpenSesame's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $28 m. In total, OpenSesame has raised $47 m
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OpenSesame Cybersecurity Score

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OpenSesame Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was OpenSesame founded?

    OpenSesame was founded in 2011.

  • Who are OpenSesame key executives?

    OpenSesame's key executives are Don Spear, Josh Blank and Tom Turnbull.

  • How many employees does OpenSesame have?

    OpenSesame has 180 employees.

  • Who are OpenSesame competitors?

    Competitors of OpenSesame include Guild Education, The University of Nottingham and Pearson.

  • Where is OpenSesame headquarters?

    OpenSesame headquarters is located at 1629 SW Salmon St, Portland.

  • Where are OpenSesame offices?

    OpenSesame has an office in Portland.

  • How many offices does OpenSesame have?

    OpenSesame has 1 office.