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About Penpot

Penpot is the web-based open-source design tool that bridges the gap between designers and developers.

Our mission is to provide an open-source & open-standards platform to bring collaboration between designers and developers to the next level.

The team

We have all the nice and queer hobbies you would expect from people that enjoy curiosity but, above all, we love free & open source software and pursue the right match between technology and its impact on society. We operate on trust and generosity, and we make sure to listen to other people’s perspectives.

We are based in Europe with a truly global and inclusive aspiration. Hence the name Penpot, something so universal and accessible and yet easily customizable and personal.

Penpot is the brainchild of the company Kaleidos, who recently pivoted from a consultancy business to an open source product company to make Penpot a reality.

Who is behind Penpot?

First and foremost, we belong to a broader open source design community. We stand on the shoulders of giants. Our feeling is of absolute gratitude.

Second, Kaleidos employees and co-founders are what really makes this journey so special. Penpot is not a pet project, it's the opportunity of a lifetime, and we all know it.

Third, our angels (in no particular order) Andy Fitzsimon, Grace Francisco, Rafael Garrido, Vicente Olivenza, Pedro Castillo, Dave Crossland and Eric Wittman.

Last, but not least, we have the unbelievable support from open source VCs Decibel Partners and Athos Capital, that understand why Penpot needs to be open source for ever.