Lacuna Technologies

Lacuna is a leading technology company that builds and manages open-sourced digital tools for cities and municipal agencies to create, communicate, and enforce dynamic transportation policies.

Lacuna helps cities and agencies better manage transportation in the air & on the ground through open-source solutions.

Lacuna Technologies was founded in 2018 by John Ellis and Todd Petersen. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.


Lacuna's solutions, built on open-source technology, give cities a full and reliable picture of how their roads and airways are changing so that they can create evidence-based policies to address congestion, pollution, access and safety issues, and more.


Lacuna paves the way for commercial operators to integrate their modern technologies into cities equitably in a way that works for everyone long-term.


Lacuna, and its wholly owned subsidiary Ellis & Associates, work with some of the largest metropolitan areas in the country including the City of Los Angeles, City of Seattle, and Miami-Dade County.


Lacuna is backed by Playground Global, Xplorer Capital Management, JetBlue Technology Ventures, Lauder Partners, and others. The company raised $16M in Series A round on Jul 07, 2021. This brings Lacuna's total funding to $33.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2018
  • Funding Info: $33.5M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Palo Alto
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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