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Revolutionizing how we capture and manage the built world

Reality capture and AI technology have the power to transform the real estate and construction industries, and OpenSpace is tackling this challenge boldly–providing industry-leading solutions for capturing and analyzing the built world.

Building time machines for every jobsite

At OpenSpace, we’re using cutting-edge technology—think the perception and navigation AI systems used in self-driving cars—to empower teams to efficiently capture their work, analyze it, and get things done. You could say we’re building virtual time machines for every jobsite—imagine the ability to see your site as it is today, yesterday, or a year ago—at the click of a button.

Reducing the cost, time, and pain it takes to build and operate will revolutionize the construction industry specifically and real estate management broadly—and revolutionize how we manage humanity’s built environments overall. Even a savings of one percent would change the game. And we can do a lot better than one percent.

  • skyscapers
    17 billion square feet
    captured to date
  • crane and building
    1 billion images of active
    construction projects captured so far
  • map with waypoints
    Projects in 93 countries

One part computer vision expert. One part industry veteran.

We’ve brought together a passionate, complementary mix of computer vision PhDs, construction professionals from the field and office, and entrepreneurs who have led companies through high growth to successful exits.

Our team is here for your team

At OpenSpace we embrace contradictions. We are confident and humble, creative and structured, serious and humorous. We work hard and play hard. Our core values facilitate quick decision making, smart collaboration, and true accountability. OpenSpace is passionate about our customers and is proud to play an essential role in solving their toughest problems.

About our founders

Jeevan Kalanithi, CEO

Jeevan sold his first company, Sifteo, to 3D Robotics, where he eventually became the President. 3DR, a 200+ person company, launched a drone which made $45M in its first year. 3DR partnered with Autodesk to launch Site Scan, a tool for documenting and analyzing jobsites. Jeevan was most recently an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Lux Capital. He holds a BS from Stanford and an MS from MIT, where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow.

Philip DeCamp, CTO

Philip was recently a computer vision and data visualization research scientist at MIT, where he completed his PhD (and Masters, and BS). His work has been featured at TED, among other places.

Michael Fleischman, Chief Scientist

After completing his PhD at MIT, Michael started Bluefin Labs, a company that specialized in analysis of massive amounts of video. Twitter acquired Bluefin in one of its largest acquisitions. Michael was most recently an advisor to Twitter’s CTO.

Our investors

OpenSpace’s investors are not just world-class technology venture firms—they are general contractors, construction managers, developers and owners—all of whom were customers before they were investors. We have a strong foundation of capital—with about $200M raised to date—and we have a strong network of builders that help us develop our products and ensure they solve the right problems. They are in it to win it, and so are we.

Come join us!

Want to be part of this mission? Join us! We’re always looking for intelligent, hard-working, high integrity people to deliver value for our customers and to push the whole field forward.

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