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Open Garden

Open Garden lets you share your mobile Internet among all your devices.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2011
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

Open Garden is a San Francisco-based startup dedicated to bringing Internet to every device, every person, and every location by crowdsourcing connectivity. Open Garden interconnects seamlessly nearby smartphones, computers, and tablets to form a mesh network. The benefits are a faster Internet access, a stronger coverage and free mobile broadband. The application is available on Android, Windows, and Mac devices.


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    Micha Benoliel

    Micha is a technology entrepreneur.
    Among the several telecommunications services he launched in the last 10 years he worked with Skype, negotiating the deals with European telcos that provided the basis for Skype In and Skype Out, the innovations which allowed Skype to begin generating significant revenues.
    His ultimate challenge is to provide free wireless broadband access to the internet and advocate Net Neutrality.

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    Stanislav Shalunov

    Stanislav Shalunov is an Internet architect who designed the new congestion control in BitTorrent (uTP/LEDBAT). In the beginning of 2011 he co-founded Open Garden. Open Garden connects smartphones and other devices into a self-organizing and self-optimizing mesh network. This peer-to-peer network improves users’ coverage and speed.

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    Greg Hazel
    Chief Architect