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Welcome to Sesame!
Virtual Cafe to Co‑study
Never feel alone when you grind on work. Get it done, get closer together.
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What is Sesame?
Sesame is a Chrome extension where you meet and hop in calls with study buddies, whether it's a 2 minute question or an 8 hour study marathon!
Friends you can actually reach
Yes, all of Stanford has Zoom. But when's the last time you hit someone up on there? On Sesame it's just two steps: Find someone whose door is open, and knock.
A cafe where people actually co-work
We're all sitting alone right now. Drop in the cafe and instead sit with people from Stanford, Harvard, Facebook and more, as you grind out your work together.
Stay connected, stay accountable

No more loneliness.
No more fear of falling behind.
We're all in this together.


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Sesame does not store any video or audio data because we value privacy. We use a fully encrypted, 100% open source video conferencing server, Jitsi. We pledge not to be Mark Zuckerberg.

Developed by a gay Stanford student Maddie Wang, and a Berkeley grad Jerry Liu