OpenBuildings.com has raised $2 million in a series A round of funding led by BlueRun Ventures and Index Ventures. John Malloy (BlueRun) will be joining the board of directors at OpenBuildings.
?OpenBuildings aims to promote the sharing of architectural knowledge and gives a platform for discourse between professionals and the general public. What I find exciting is that OpenBuildings allows people to discover buildings and then share and discuss them in a completely new way. I think this is going to really stimulate people?s interaction with architecture.? stated OpenBuildings co-founder and CEO Adel Zakout.
OpenBuildings has over 50,000 registered users and stores information about over 40,000 buildings. OpenBuildings also has an iPhone application that has been downloaded over 250,000 times.