Specific questions

Where can I read more about Open Collective?

Our blog is a good place to read more about Open Collective: https://medium.com/open-collective. Few blog posts to highlight:

See also our About Page.

About the company

What's the status of your company?

We are a US based C corp registered in the Delaware.

We also have created a non profit the Open Collective Foundation 501c3 to host charitable open collectives and the Open Source Collective 501c6 to host open source projects around the world.

When did you start?

Xavier Damman created the company in May 2015. He raised a first round of $500k in October 2015 (deck).

Then Pia Mancini and Aseem Sood joined as cofounders in January 2016 (Aseem left the company in April 2018).

Pia became CEO in April 2018.

Where are you based?

Our team is distributed between New York City, Toronto, Guadalajara, Brussels and Berlin.

How much money have you raised and who are your investors?

We raised a total of $2,815,000 so far ($815k on convertible notes in 2015-2016, $2M Series Seed in June 2017)

We did a first pre-seed round of $500k in October 2015 (deck, SAFE, $5M cap) with:

We did a follow up round of $315k in July 2016 (SAFE, $8M cap) with:

We did a Series Seed lead by Bloomberg Beta in June 2017 ($9M pre valuation, Term Sheet, Stock Investment Agreement), including:

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