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Global Mobile Video Journalism

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

OpenWatch is a global network of on-demand videographers, investigators and correspondents working to document and expose the world's most important issues. At the heart of OpenWatch is our unique mobile video streaming technology, which allows users all around the world to broadcast video while simultaneously creating high-definition recordings which are automatically synchronized to the web.


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    Rich Jones

    Founder and CEO of @openwatch and • Studied @BU • Researcher @Harvard Law • Developer @PRX Public Radio Exchange • @Miserlou on GitHub • Troublemaker

    I'm a hacker to the core.

    I build tools that change the way people behave. I've built everything from anonymous P2P networks to official applications for national brands. I beleive in building technology that means something.

    When others zig, I zag.

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    Chris Ballinger

    Co-Founder and CTO @ OpenWatch. Builds tech to protect privacy and civil liberties. BSEE Penn State 2011.

    I built the original version of Cop Recorder for the iPhone, and went on to create ChatSecure, the only free, open-source encrypted chat client for iOS. I am interested in building technology to enhance privacy, security, and protect civil liberties.

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    David Brodsky

    Co-Founder and CIO @openwatch. Worked, @Pennsylvania Power & Light, @Cleveland Clinic. BS E.E from Case Western Reserve University.

    I develop socially positive web and mobile applications.


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    Len Nannarone

Previous Investors

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    Semyon Ducatch, CEO of SMTP, Inc. and east coast super-angel.
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    Matter VC -