Sofar Ocean Technologies

Real time marine weather and underwater exploration through autonomous drones.

Formed through the merger of Spoondrift Technologies and OpenROV, Sofar builds accessible ocean sensing and exploration tools. The mission of the company is to create pervasive sensor networks to understand and monitor ocean environments and provide critical data for ocean enthusiasts, industry, and conservation.

Location: Half Moon Bay, United States


  • Stage: Series A
  • Last round closed: 10/21/2016
  • Total funding to date (USD): $7,000,000


Tim Janssen - CEO & Co-Founder

Eric Stackpole - Co-founder

Evan Shapiro - Co-Founder & CTO

David Lang - Co-founder