- Most Recent Funding
- $2 Million Seed on September 12, 2012
- San Francisco, CA
- Open Garden, a crowdsourced mobile app, allows users to establish peer-to-peer internet connections among smartphones, tablets and laptops.
- Stanislav Shalunov, Greg Hazel, Micha Benoliel
- Wireless, Peer-to-Peer, Mobile
Connecting the next five billion mobile devices to the Internet.
Open Garden is a 100% software-based mobile broadband network made of peer-to-peer connections between devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops and wearables. Open Garden leverages the density of these devices to create an OTT network.
Open Garden is available as a free app for Android, Windows and MacOS. With 3M users worldwide, Open Garden is the first successful large implementation of mesh networking technology.
The user benefits are: a faster internet access, stronger coverage, seamless connections and battery usage reduction.
The Open Garden solution is composed of several sophisticated technologies: device discovery, seamless pairing, a proprietary network protocol, distributed algorithms for managing the network, advanced traffic management (multi-hop, real-time automatic path choice, and channel bonding), and battery use reduction and optimization.
The company sells licenses and advanced versions of the software to Device manufacturers, Mobile operators and Corporations.
Awards - Grand Prize Winner Global Startup Competition GMIC 2013 - "Most disruptive technology" at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2012 - Winner Android Open 2011
Open Garden Inc.
751 13th Street
San Francisco, CA 94130