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NYC Headquarters
717 Madison Ave
Suite 3A
New York, NY, 10065


Founder & CEO
Co-Founder & President
VP of Marketing
Head of product + UX


Angel, 11/2010
Series A, 12/2011
Series A, 8/2013
A-Grade Investments
Steve Papa



Citymaps is the world’s first global social map. A proprietary, vector-based mapping platform, it was built from the ground up by a small team with a big idea: to create a personalized map of the future.

  • Create beautiful maps of your favorite places
  • Collaborate with friends on group maps
  • Explore a library of maps by friends, and publishers
  • Easily share maps and locations via email, social, or SMS

Available on iPhone, Android coming soon.

Recent Milestones

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    Citymaps added Ayesha Ahmad as VP of Marketing. (1/1/14)
    Posted 1/26/14 at 6:05pm
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    Citymaps received $1.5M in Series A funding. (8/1/13)
    Posted 8/1/13 at 12:32pm via
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    Citymaps added Ryan Snelson as Head of product + UX. (9/1/12)
    Posted 7/18/13 at 1:26pm
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    Citymaps — Featured in New York Times App City (3/16/12)
    Posted 3/17/12 at 8:25am via
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    Citymaps — Featured on Gigaom (3/12/12)
    Posted 3/17/12 at 8:25am via
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    Citymaps — Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle (2/13/12)
    Posted 3/17/12 at 8:25am via
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    Citymaps — CityMaps wins Popular Choice Grand Prize at MTA App Quest (2/2/12)
    Posted 3/12/12 at 10:52am via
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    Citymaps — CityMaps featured in The New York Times. (12/7/11)
    Posted 3/12/12 at 10:08am via
  • Dollar
    Citymaps received $2.5M in Series A funding. (12/1/11)
    Posted 3/12/12 at 9:04am via
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    Citymaps — Featured by New York Magazine as "high brow and brilliant" in the NY Magazine Approval Matrix (8/29/11)
    Posted 4/10/11 at 6:31pm via
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    Citymaps added Elliot Cohen as Founder & CEO. (11/1/10)
    Posted 4/2/11 at 8:00am
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    Citymaps added Aaron Rudenstine as Co-Founder & President. (11/1/10)
    Posted 4/2/11 at 8:00am
  • Dollar
    Citymaps received $1M in Angel funding. (11/1/10)
    Posted 4/2/11 at 8:00am



Citymaps screenshot
Above: CityMaps Mobile App
Uploaded: 3/14/12
Citymaps screenshot
Above: Citymaps Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 7/23/13


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