Open by default

Development Seed is “open by default.” We work with open-source technology to make the tools we build and use more broadly accessible.

Open Source

We are contributors, developers, maintainers, and users of open-source tools.

We collaborate with organizations and communities eager to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Take a look at some of our repositories to get a sense of what we do. Want to make a contribution? Make a pull request!

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You'll also find us at these events

Community Building


SatSummit convenes leaders in the satellite industry and experts in global development for two days of presentations and in-depth conversations on solving the world's most critical development challenges with satellite data.

Go to the SatSummit website
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Devseed Labs

We drive innovation forward through DevSeed Labs

Development Seed hires some of the smartest, most passionate people eager to solve the planet's toughest problems, usually collaborating with mission-driven partners.

While we're compensated for most tasks, we also pursue self-funded projects that align with our values, such as maintaining open-source tools, staying updated with technological advancements, and creating solutions for environmental and humanitarian needs.

Our Labs feature both experimental and established open-source tools. We advocate for transparent development and welcome collaborations. If you have earth data-related challenges, we are always looking for compelling problem statements and real, hard problems to solve!

Love open source? Join our team!

Join us

We're looking for mission-driven individuals eager to address some of the world's most challenging problems.