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You may apply to join pioneers

Congratulations! 

You may apply to join pioneers

What is it?

Pioneers is a unique opportunity for companies to be an active part of the AECO software revolution that is changing the rules of the game and to get insane value in return.

Pioneers is a unique opportunity for companies to be an active part of the AECO software revolution that is changing the rules of the game and to get insane value in return.

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Pioneers by

That Open Company

How to apply?

The application process is very simple

The application process is very simple

Just review the project information below and, if you think your company may fit in, fill out and submit the form at the bottom of the page.

ORIGIN

Pioneers arises from the need to solve the main 3D software problem in the AECO industry

Pioneers arises from the need to solve the main 3D software problem in the AECO industry

Dependency, which leads to:

Dependency, which leads to:

Vendor lock-in

No control over data

Lack of interoperability

No customizability

Background

At That Open Company we are solving the 3D Software Dependency problem of the AECO sector by creating the AECOsystem

At That Open Company we are solving the 3D Software Dependency problem of the AECO sector by creating the AECOsystem

At That Open Company we are solving the 3D Software Dependency problem of the AECO sector by creating the AECOsystem

The AECOsystem has 2 parts:

The AECOsystem has 2 parts:

That Open Platform

That Open

Platform.

That Open

Platform.

The place where we are creating all the technology, the documentation, the resources and the services we need to achieve our mission to give freedom back to every single person and company in the industry.

The place where we are creating all the technology, the documentation, the resources and the services we need to achieve our mission to give freedom back to every single person and company in the industry.

The place where we are creating all the technology, the documentation, the resources and the services we need to achieve our mission to give freedom back to every single person and company in the industry.

That Open People

That Open People

The place where all of us who share the vision of a free AECO sector meet.

The place where all of us who share the vision of a free AECO sector meet.

The place where all of us who share the vision of a free AECO sector meet.

Project Tooeen fit in the first part of the creation of That Open Platform, as it helped us create That Open Engine, which is the world’s first and unique AECO Software Engine, consisting in:

Project Tooeen fit in the first part of the creation of That Open Platform, as it helped us create That Open Engine, which is the world’s first and unique AECO Software Engine, consisting in:

That Open Libraries

That Open Libraries

That Open

Libraries

A set of 100% open-source and free javascript libraries that solve the common problems shared by all applications in our sector.

A set of 100% open-source and free javascript libraries that solve the common problems shared by all applications in our sector.

A set of 100% open-source and free javascript libraries that solve the common problems shared by all applications in our sector.

That Open Docs

That Open Docs

An always up to date documentation system with detailed info and examples.

An always up to date documentation system with detailed info and examples.

An always up to date documentation system with detailed info and examples.

Objective

Pioneers fits in the second part of the creation of That Open Platform, and it will help us to create (faster):

Pioneers fits in the second part of the creation of That Open Platform, and it will help us to create (faster):

That Open

Services

The set of cloud-based services implemented in SaaS or On-Premise that will allow you to store, process, manage and stream all types of data related to the buildings and infrastructures you design, build, operate and maintain.

The set of cloud-based services implemented in SaaS or On-Premise that will allow you to store, process, manage and stream all types of data related to the buildings and infrastructures you design, build, operate and maintain.

And with:

No vendor lock-in

Full control of your own data

True interoperability

Full customizability

That Open

Store

The marketplace that will become the “App Store” for the AECO industry.

The marketplace that will become the “App Store” for the AECO industry.

That Open

Editor

The free web App, based on That Open Engine, that will allow users run all the Apps directly in their web browsers and use them for their projects.

The free web App, based on That Open Engine, that will allow users run all the Apps directly in their web browsers and use them for their projects.

That Open

Engine

And last but not least, Pioneers will help us to boost and take it to the next level. In short, Pioneers is the vehicle that will help us achieve our mission to give freedom back to every single person and company in the industry as fast as possible.

And last but not least, Pioneers will help us to boost and take it to the next level. In short, Pioneers is the vehicle that will help us achieve our mission to give freedom back to every single person and company in the industry as fast as possible.

Tech Breakdown

Tech Breakdown

That Open

Services

Pioneers will help us to create these services for you:

Pioneers will help us to create these services for you:

Pioneers will help us to create these services for you:

View and edit GBs of BIM in seconds

with the BIM Tiles API, which can open and modify huge BIM models in seconds on any device.

with the BIM Tiles API, which can open and modify huge BIM models in seconds on any device.

Store terabytes of data and consume it anywhere

using the Storage API, versioning your data and making it traceable.

using the Storage API, versioning your data and making it traceable.

Create your own BIM scripts

Using the Tools API. Easily code and share BIM software that can run in frontend or in the cloud. Tools can be created with:

Using the Tools API. Easily code and share BIM software that can run in frontend or in the cloud. Tools can be created with:

JavaScript

Visual Programming

That Open

Store

Use unlimited BIM software from our Store Catalog

Can you imagine a Netflix for BIM software? This is it: 

  • Subscribe and get ALL the tools from the Store.

  • Building a product? Integrate EVERYTHING from the store with it.

Can you imagine a Netflix for BIM software? This is it: 

  • Subscribe and get ALL the tools from the Store.

  • Building a product? Integrate EVERYTHING from the store with it.

Make money with your code by becoming a Store Creator.

 It’s easy: upload BIM tools to the store and all our users will have access to your tools: the more they are used, the more you will get.

 It’s easy: upload BIM tools to the store and all our users will have access to your tools: the more they are used, the more you will get.

That Open

Editor

Use our free IFC editor in the browser:

view, create and edit IFC files for free.

view, create and edit IFC files for free.

Model BIM natively in the browser:

author, create and edit IFC models natively in the browser.

author, create and edit IFC models natively in the browser.

Use ALL tools from That Open Store

Use ALL features from That Open Services

That Open

Engine

Pioneers will allow us to boost our free and open-source libraries with:

Pioneers will allow us to boost our free and open-source libraries with:

Pioneers will allow us to boost our free and open-source libraries with:

Web-ifc

our blazing fast C++ IFC parser and geometry engine. It can read and write IFC files at native speeds. Done ✅

our blazing fast C++ IFC parser and geometry engine. It can read and write IFC files at native speeds. Done ✅

Open BIM Components

our great set of tools to set up full 3D BIM applications in seconds. Done ✅

our great set of tools to set up full 3D BIM applications in seconds. Done ✅

UI Components

our handy BIM-oriented UI system to create awesome-looking menus in a bunch of lines of code. In progress 🔄️

our handy BIM-oriented UI system to create awesome-looking menus in a bunch of lines of code. In progress 🔄️

Clay

our BIM geometry and modeling engine. Allows to create configurators and modelers that work natively with IFC In progress. 🔄️

our BIM geometry and modeling engine. Allows to create configurators and modelers that work natively with IFC In progress. 🔄️

What insane value will you get for joining?

What insane value will you get for joining?

Companies that join Pioneers will get:

Companies that join Pioneers will get:

Unique opportunity to be the first in the AECO sector to be free from the big software vendors and to position themselves as leaders of the open movement that will change the status quo of AECO software industry forever.

Unique opportunity to be the first in the AECO sector to be free from the big software vendors and to position themselves as leaders of the open movement that will change the status quo of AECO software industry forever.

Option to contract ad hoc developments directly with That Open Company.

Option to contract ad hoc developments directly with That Open Company.

Double the money they invest as a 30% discount on That Open Services and Ad hoc developments.

Double the money they invest as a 30% discount on That Open Services and Ad hoc developments.

Unique opportunity to have a voice in the development of That Open Platform to fit their specific needs.

Unique opportunity to have a voice in the development of That Open Platform to fit their specific needs.

Early access to That Open Services technology.

Early access to That Open Services technology.

Exclusive technical support to implement That Open Services.

Exclusive technical support to implement That Open Services.

Unique opportunity to be the first to launch their own apps and monetize them through That Open Store.

Unique opportunity to be the first to launch their own apps and monetize them through That Open Store.

Companies that join Pioneers will become the first to free themselves from the vendor lock-in of large software companies, the first to have exclusive control over their own data, the first to implement a fully customizable and truly interoperable technological solution to manage their data with absolute freedom, and the first to be in the App Store of the AECO sector.


Companies that join Pioneers will become the first to free themselves from the vendor lock-in of large software companies, the first to have exclusive control over their own data, the first to implement a fully customizable and truly interoperable technological solution to manage their data with absolute freedom, and the first to be in the App Store of the AECO sector.

Companies that join Pioneers will become the first to free themselves from the vendor lock-in of large software companies, the first to have exclusive control over their own data, the first to implement a fully customizable and truly interoperable technological solution to manage their data with absolute freedom, and the first to be in the App Store of the AECO sector.

Five things to know about joining Pioneers.

Five things to know about joining Pioneers.

1

Companies that join Pioneers will get access to Pioneers is limited to the amount of money that would help us finish creating That Open Platform as fast as possible. That is €3M, and as soon as we get it, access to Pioneers will be closed and we will immediately begin working with participating companies.

Companies that join Pioneers will get access to Pioneers is limited to the amount of money that would help us finish creating That Open Platform as fast as possible. That is €3M, and as soon as we get it, access to Pioneers will be closed and we will immediately begin working with participating companies.

2

Due to the large number of applications that we have received over the last few months to join the project, the application to participate in Pioneers is open, so any company has the opportunity to apply. We are making a public call and will select the companies that best fit the project, just as we did for the Tooeen project. Of course, we are also inviting all companies that have contacted us privately to participate and all of them who have participated in project Tooeen.


Due to the large number of applications that we have received over the last few months to join the project, the application to participate in Pioneers is open, so any company has the opportunity to apply. We are making a public call and will select the companies that best fit the project, just as we did for the Tooeen project. Of course, we are also inviting all companies that have contacted us privately to participate and all of them who have participated in project Tooeen.

Due to the large number of applications that we have received over the last few months to join the project, the application to participate in Pioneers is open, so any company has the opportunity to apply. We are making a public call and will select the companies that best fit the project, just as we did for the Tooeen project. Of course, we are also inviting all companies that have contacted us privately to participate and all of them who have participated in project Tooeen.

3

There is a minimum investment of €50.000 to get in and a maximum of €3M. The payment method will be 50% upfront and the rest divided among the 18 months that the development will last.

4

Less is more. The fewer companies that participate, the better personalized attention they will get and the better and faster the development of the project will be. So the more a company invests the more chances it will have of being selected.


 Less is more. The fewer companies that participate, the better personalized attention they will get and the better and faster the development of the project will be. So the more a company invests the more chances it will have of being selected.

 Less is more. The fewer companies that participate, the better personalized attention they will get and the better and faster the development of the project will be. So the more a company invests the more chances it will have of being selected.

5

Speed is key. We, you and the industry don’t have time for doubt. To change the rules of the game we must move fast.


Speed is key. We, you and the industry don’t have time for doubt. To change the rules of the game we must move fast.

Speed is key. We, you and the industry don’t have time for doubt. To change the rules of the game we must move fast.

Timing

As speed is key for the success of the project, we need to start ASAP. So the process will be as follows:

As speed is key for the success of the project, we need to start ASAP. So the process will be as follows:

February 19

Pre-applications opened.

March 1

Last day of pre-applications.

4 - 8 March

Pre-applications review and email the companies that could move to the application phase.

11 - 15 March

Pre-selected companies' applications submit.

March 18 - April 5

Personal interviews with each one of pre-selected companies.

April 8

End of the selection process and start to work with selected companies.

Next 18 months

We will finish creating That Open Platform and the whole AECOsystem with selected companies.

Application form and interview booking

Application form and interview booking

Application form and interview booking

Please, fill out this form and you will be able to book your interview in the next page.

Please, fill out this form and you will be able to book your interview in the next page.

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