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.

Company Growth (employees)
Portland, US
Size (employees)
85 (est)+3%
OpenSesame was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Portland, US

Key People at OpenSesame

Don Spear

Don Spear

President & CEO
Tom Turnbull

Tom Turnbull

Vice President of Community Development
Joshua Blank

Joshua Blank

Sr. Vice President & General Manager

OpenSesame Office Locations

OpenSesame has an office in Portland
Portland, US (HQ)
520 NW Davis Street

OpenSesame Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$19 m

Latest funding size

$9 m

Time since last funding

12 months


OpenSesame's latest funding round in September 2016 was reported to be $9 m. In total, OpenSesame has raised $19 m

Traffic Overview of OpenSesame

OpenSesame Online and Social Media Presence

OpenSesame News and Updates

Enterprise elearning platform OpenSesame raises $9 million, says it will expand into VR training

On-demand elearning startup OpenSesame has raised $9 million in a funding round led by Altos Ventures, with participation from existing investor Partech Ventures. Founded in 2002, OpenSesame offers more than 20,000 courses aimed at enterprises, covering everything from accounting and customer servic…

OpenSesame Company Life and Culture

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