Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 45
08013 Bosa (OR)
Tel. +39 070 7730318
76-80 City Rd
London, EC1Y 2BJ
Tel. +44 7833 635 843
60316 Frankfurt am Main
Tel. +49 1577 1785 423
Calameda is a software company based in Bosa, Sardinia. The company was founded in Summer 2009 by
Francesco Masia and two former colleagues.
The idea of Calameda was born in year 2000 when the founders worked together in Cagliari for
VOLTrade, one of the most visited financial websites in Italy. The website was sold to Tiscali and
before deciding to join the new company, the team was evaluating the chance of
running a new business by creating a project for a big editor. In the end the call from the
famous Internet provider ended up being stronger.
After one year Francesco left the company and moved to London while the rest of the team grew up
becoming involved in more and more interesting and complex projects. Francesco joined a software
house providing a stock-processing engine for major players in the London Stock Exachange.
The three had a chance to get to work together again in 2007 on a project for the Honda Research
Institute in Germany. Once the project was over, they felt ready to start Calameda.
The name Calameda comes from an area located along the river Temo in Bosa where the original
settlement of the city was. The area is famous for hosting one of the most ancient Roman cathedrals
in Sardinia and for its luxuriant orchards.