Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2021
May 24, 2021
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Transition Report false  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2021  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Registrant Name Osprey Technology Acquisition Corp.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001753539  
Entity Address, State or Province PA  
Title of 12(b) Security Units, each consisting of one share of Class A common stock, $0.0001 par value per share, and one-half of one redeemable warrant  
Trading Symbol SFTWU  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Shell Company true  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   39,531,250