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1418 3rd Ave
Suite #300
Seattle, WA, 98101
USA

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Co-Founder, Board of Directors
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Funding

TOTAL $1.1M
FUNDING TOTAL $1.1M
Seed, 5/2012
Transmedia Capital
Microsoft Ventures
Alliance of Angels
AFSquare
$1.1M

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Buddy

Buddy.com provides the infrastructure, backend and data management for applications on any connected device, regardless of the hardware type, operating system or platform. Buddy supports global data sovereignty, enables complete sandboxing of data and content, and in many cases empowers developers to build cloud-connected apps without writing any server-side code.

Buddy customers have access to rich data and analytics on the usage of their apps and the demographics of their users. While Buddy can physically host this data in specific countries to meet regional privacy policies, this data is owned by the customer and can be completely isolated to preserve user privacy.

At Buddy, we believe that software powering connected devices - whether mobile, web or the internet of things (IoT) – will become consumers’ primary interaction with the Internet. How consumers interact with these devices will prescribe the daily habits of billions of people. That data will inform how every company on earth engages with their customers – and that data is provided by Buddy.

We offer:

• A web services platform that enables our customers to build software for all kinds of smartphones as well as an emergent and rapidly growing set of internet connected devices. • An enterprise-grade backend as a service (BaaS) that allows customers to get out of the business of building and maintaining backend infrastructure. • A tool to help enterprises collect device usage data in accordance with corporate, regional or government privacy regulations (host your data on Buddy, but keep that data exclusively within the US, Europe or China). • Rich data analytics generated directly from usage of the Buddy Platform. Host streams of device telemetry securely and analyze in real-time or archive in a retrievable and structured fashion.

Buddy is trusted by developers, agencies and brands as varied as mobile handset vendors & carriers, US television networks, US & European automotive OEMs, airlines, newspapers, retail giants, insurance companies, gaming organizations and Hollywood studios.

Buddy is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, USA.

Recent Milestones

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    Buddy added Christina Green as Director of Technical Partnerships. (10/15/13)
    Posted 7/25/13 at 8:29am
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    Buddy added Holly Miyamoto Horvath as Director of Sales. (6/3/13)
    Posted 6/11/13 at 12:35pm
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    Buddy added Shawn Burke as CTO. (2/27/13)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 2:04pm
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    Buddy — Buddy added Shawn Burke as Vice President of Engineering. (2/27/13)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 1:51pm
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    Buddy — Microsoft has announced here at Mobile World Congress that every Windows Phone Developer Center membership now comes w/ 6 million Buddy API calls! (2/25/13)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 2:17pm via buddy.com
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    Buddy — Buddy added Christina Green as Technical Evangelist/Account Manager. (10/15/12)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 1:44pm
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    Buddy added Brad Serbus as Senior Software Developer. (10/15/12)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 2:02pm
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    Buddy — Buddy added Brad Serbus as Senior Software Developer. (10/15/12)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 1:42pm
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    Buddy added Ryan Brandenburg as Software Developer. (8/27/12)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 1:58pm
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    Buddy — Buddy added Ryan Brandenburg as Software Developer. (8/27/12)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 1:35pm
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    Buddy added Jessica Michaels as CSO. (8/20/12)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 2:00pm
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    Buddy added Lauren Hale as Marketing/Executive Assistant. (8/20/12)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 2:01pm
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    Buddy — Buddy added Lauren Hale as Executive Assistant. (8/20/12)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 1:40pm
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    Buddy — Buddy added Jessica Michaels as Chief Strategy Officer. (8/20/12)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 1:37pm
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    Buddy — The Buddy Platform (http://buddy.com) announced today that it was selected as one of the first investments for the recently launched angel fund and incubator program, Bing Fund. Teaming up with Bing Fund will enable Buddy to harness the global horsepower (8/9/12)
    Posted 2/26/13 at 2:46pm via buddy.com
  • Dollar
    Buddy received $1.1M in Seed funding. (5/30/12)
    Posted 5/30/12 at 6:30pm via finsmes.com

Videos

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Introduction to Buddy.com

Added: 12/2/13
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Developers - Meet Buddy!

Added: 12/2/13

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Above: Buddy.com Home Page
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    Buddy part of Windows Phone Developer Center Membership (buddy.com) [edit]
    Buddy.com Selected as One of the First Investments for Bing Fund (blog.buddy.com) [edit]
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