Teleport builds software to move you to the best place to live and work. Explore the best cities based on your personal preferences, and we’ll lend you a hand with preparing and executing the move.
Many of us were previously building Skype, which was quite effective in making the world smaller in a metaphorical sense. We now aim to make physically rearranging the human population just as easy. Free movement of talent will make every government in the world compete for every citizen.
We live our own products and do remote work as a globally distributed team. You are welcome to read what the press has been writing about us.
People Behind Teleport
Sten is a tech entrepreneur, most recently residing at Andreessen Horowitz. After starting a few companies in Estonia, he joined a startup called Skype as an early executive in 2005, where he ran the original R&D office and held several global product engineering leadership roles for 7 years. He holds a master's degree in Management from Stanford GSB.
"It has been shown by VC investment-related research: cold hard cash will eventually follow the international corridors where smart people are already on the move."
- from Why Silicon Valley Can't Find Europe, TechCrunch, Jan 2014
Silver is a hacker, a researcher and a nomad. He joined Skype as the first researcher in the core team in the early days which led to his most recent role as a Principal Software Development Engineer at Microsoft. At Skype, Silver was optimizing peer-to-peer network topologies using machine learning and AI and pushed neural networks to hundreds of millions of computers. His nomadic lifestyle has led him to pursue education in universities such as Tsinghua, Stanford and MIT. As a PhD dropout from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, he holds a master's degree in Computer Science from Chalmers University of Technology
Balaji is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz and was previously a co-founder of Counsyl, a genomics startup that tests more than 4% of all US births. Prior to co-founding Counsyl, Dr. Srinivasan taught data mining, statistics, and computational biology in the Department of Statistics at Stanford University. He holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering and an master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford.
“The future of technology is not really location-based apps; it is about making location completely unimportant.”
– from Software Is Reorganizing the World, Wired, Nov 2013
… and a list of respected angels from Silicon Valley and Europe