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MagicPlan is revolutionizing the market for floor plans. Making a floor plan is as easy as taking a picture with a mobile device.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2010
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

MagicPlan is 3 years of development, 3 patents, and 3M downloads in 18 months. It has been "app of the week" in 92 countries. 12,000 floor plans are created every day. Floor plans are the cornerstone of many businesses including, home improvement, real estate, insurance claims, home inspections/appraisals, interior design/visualization, energy performance and crime scene investigation. We have customers in every segments including Fortune 500.


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    Pierre Gaubil

    Serial entrepreneur, co-founded 3 companies, CAST, Days of Wonder and Sensopia. CAST is a public company and Days of Wonder a very profitable private company. Worked in Europe as much as in the US, managed global companies, with worldwide presence. Worked 18 years in high-tech but also 8 years in distribution, manufacturing and publishing. MBA at INSEEC.

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    Jacques Gaubil
    CFO - Product Management

    Jacques co-founded Sensopia and Kynogon. Kynogon was the leader in game AI solutions: 70% of the top 10 game publishers, such as EA, have been using its product, Kynapse in more than 15 countries. Kynogon was acquired by by Autodesk in 2008. Prior to Kynogon, Jacques spent several years in South Korea, in the US, in Egypt, mainly for AT Kearney (management consulting in Automotive, Telecom & Utility). Engineer from the “Ecole des Mines de Paris”.

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    Pontevia Pierre

    Entrepreneur and innovator: Pierre graduated from the Ecole des Mines de Paris in 1987 and joined Matra Cap System as AI researcher. After an MBA at Insead in 1996, he worked 4 years in consulting at AT Kearney. In 2000, he co-founded Kynogon, a company specialized in AI for video games. Kynogon was acquired in 2008 by Autodesk M&E division. In 2011, he co-founded Sensopia, where as CTO, he focuses on reality capture for mobile devices.

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    Francis Malka
    User Experience/ Partners

    Entrepreneur and inventor. Created the very first grammar checker at age 18, which was later licensed by Microsoft and integrated into Office. Founded Semantix, which provided semantic search technology to intelligence agencies of G8 countries, and sold the company to US defense contractor. Co-founded Sensopia, maker of MagicPlan. Mechanical engineering at Montreal Polytechnique.

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    Gilles Desforgues

    Prior to Sensopia, Gilles was Development Director at Kynogon, leader in game AI middleware. After Kynogon acquisition, Gilles became Product Development Manager at Autodesk. Prior to Kynogon, Gilles was a Development Engineer specialized in Cryptology for the Defense industry at Humelec. Gilles holds a Master in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Paris.