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Sandstorm enables non-technical end users to install and run arbitrary software on servers they control. Sandstorm is on a mission to make open source and indie web applications viable as an ecosystem. Sandstorm is open source and can be installed anywhere.

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Key People/Management at Sandstorm

Jade Wang

Jade Wang

Community Manager and Co-Founder
Roger Wagner

Roger Wagner

Business Advisor, Board Member
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Sandstorm Office Locations

Sandstorm has an office in Palo Alto
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
Palo Alto, CA, USA
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Sandstorm Financials and Metrics

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Sandstorm total Funding

$1.3 m

Sandstorm latest funding size

$1.3 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago

Sandstorm investors

Sandstorm's latest funding round in January 2015 was reported to be $1.3 m. In total, Sandstorm has raised $1.3 m
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Sandstorm Online and Social Media Presence

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Sandstorm Blogs

Fundraising for the Sandstorm Community

Hey Everyone! Members of the Sandstorm community are doing some fundraising! Specifically, In the immediate term, we’re participating in FundOSS, a donation matching program that is a joint effort between Open Source Collective and GitCoin with a novel democratic funding model for allocating m…

Updating Tiny Tiny RSS, Moving Sandstorm's Security Model Forward.

This past week I updated the Sandstorm package for Tiny Tiny RSS. In addition to updating to the latest upstream code, I’ve also made some improvements to the package’s integration with Sandstorm. In particular: The package now uses Sandstorm’s scheduling API (merged earlier this year) to check …

Let's Encrypt support for Sandstorm and Sandcats

Sandstorm now has built-in support for fetching certificates from Let’s Encrypt. This applies both to Sandcats and to custom domains. Let’s Encrypt with Sandcats Backstory is Sandstorm’s free dynamic DNS and TLS (aka SSL) certificate service. Since 2015, Sandcats has been making it ea…

Announcing the release of vagrant-spk 1.0

Hello! I’m Jacob Weisz, a member of the Sandstorm community, a long-time contributor, and the new maintainer of the vagrant-spk tool. I’m thrilled to announce the 1.0 release of vagrant-spk. What’s vagrant-spk? vagrant-spk is the premier tool for packaging Sandstorm apps. Unlike the spk tool built…

Reviving Sandstorm

Hi! I’m Ian Denhardt, a long-time Sandstorm user and community member. I have some exciting news to share. Let’s start by talking about some recent history. It’s no secret that development on Sandstorm has been pretty sparse since Sandstorm-the-business shut down in 2017. The tone of that announcem…

Sandstorm Oasis is Shutting Down

On December 31st, 2019, Sandstorm’s paid hosting service, Sandstorm Oasis, will begin winding down. Only Oasis is affected. Other Sandstorm services, such as, the app market, and automatic updates for self-hosted Sandstorm, will continue to operate. No new monthly payments will be …
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Sandstorm Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sandstorm founded?

    Sandstorm was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Sandstorm key executives?

    Sandstorm's key executives are Jade Wang and Roger Wagner.

  • How many employees does Sandstorm have?

    Sandstorm has 1 employees.

  • Who are Sandstorm competitors?

    Competitors of Sandstorm include Vivvo, AxonIQ and Collabco.

  • Where is Sandstorm headquarters?

    Sandstorm headquarters is located at Palo Alto, CA, USA, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Sandstorm offices?

    Sandstorm has an office in Palo Alto.

  • How many offices does Sandstorm have?

    Sandstorm has 1 office.