AkitaBox was founded in Madison, WI in 2015 and has raised its capital entirely from the middle of the country. AkitaBox started as our four founders were working in a large Midwest construction organization. They consistently heard from customers and operations leaders about a technology disconnect – facilities built using the latest 3-D CAD construction were handed over to the building owner with a mountain of paper blueprints and manuals.
With our founders’ strength in collecting data, they realized they could bridge that gap. They took the sophisticated technology they used in construction and applied it to facility operations by developing a way to present locational data in an easy-to-use format. This vision continues today with the evolution of AkitaBox software to better enable the telling of a building’s history, current condition, and projected future. In turn, this allows superior, data-driven decision making, from the boiler room to the boardroom.