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Palo Alto, USA
560 University Ave
#13
Palo Alto, CA, 94301
USA

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DeHood

DeHood is all about bringing people closer together locally to improve the overall experience for everyone in the neighborhood. Whether you want to feel safer, be more aware of all the great things happening around you, shop for a bargain, or simply get to know people near you better, DeHood puts your neighborhood in the palm of your hand, and connects you to who or what you need

Recent Milestones

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    DeHood — When neighbors have a seamless way to connect and share information locally, it can enable community development while leading to stronger local economies. (10/5/10)
    Posted 10/5/10 at 12:30pm via maxgladwell.com
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    DeHood — It's a throwback to the way neighbourhoods used to be before we all started conducting our life online and living in virtual worlds (10/5/10)
    Posted 10/5/10 at 12:30pm via co.uk
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    DeHood — Hedayati was referring to yesterday’s record-breaking heat in the San Francisco Bay Area, but he could have just as easily been referring to his own company, which he says has seen its user base grow from 100,000 in late July to 250,000 at present. (9/28/10)
    Posted 10/3/10 at 11:08am via pehub.com
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    DeHood — The hyperlocal social networking app DeHood launched in May for iPhone, and it's got some users totally hooked. (9/22/10)
    Posted 10/3/10 at 11:10am via readwriteweb.com
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    DeHood — Using DeHood one can check in and interact in real-time with others in your area making it a slick combination of Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp!, and now, MyTown, with added gaming elements, virtual currency, and more. (9/22/10)
    Posted 9/22/10 at 4:32pm via thenextweb.com
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    DeHood — Think of DeHood as Facebook for the neighborhood, an app for folks on the block or in the apartment complex to share tips on local shopping, gossip and comments. (7/14/10)
    Posted 7/15/10 at 9:09pm via usatoday.com
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    DeHood — Think of DeHood as Facebook for the neighborhood, an app for folks on the block or in the apartment complex to share tips on local shopping, gossip and comments. (7/14/10)
    Posted 7/15/10 at 9:11pm via usatoday.com
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    DeHood — The company is rolling out a revamped website, an iPad app and Facebook integration, taking the neighborhood concept and combining it with what seems to have become the standard in social networks. (7/12/10)
    Posted 7/15/10 at 9:11pm via venturebeat.com
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    DeHood — DeHood, a free iPhone app with accompanying website, is more feature-rich, with more potential, than the likes of Foursqaure (very much dislike) and Gowalla (very much like). (5/28/10)
    Posted 5/30/10 at 4:01pm via examiner.com
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    DeHood — DeHood launches today with a plethora of features and functionality. Users can share what their doing in the local area via a feature called “local buzz.” It’s essentially a location-based Twitter feed of what’s going on in your local area. (5/26/10)
    Posted 5/30/10 at 3:55pm via mobilecrunch.com
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    DeHood — Announced DeHood iphone app. The hyper local social network for making neighborhoods a better place to live. (5/24/10)
    Posted 5/28/10 at 12:54pm via walyou.com
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    DeHood — The new location-based social network wants to bring a local community closer together by giving its users the ability to share news and information about deals at local shops and restaurants. (5/24/10)
    Posted 5/30/10 at 3:59pm via readwriteweb.com
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    DeHood — DeHood, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based company, is launching the free app today on the iPhone. Users will be able to see the buzz about what’s going on around their location, use check-in features, report deals they see in stores to other users by taking a p (5/24/10)
    Posted 5/30/10 at 3:55pm via venturebeat.com
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    DeHood added Simon Ferragne as Sr. Engineer. (1/1/10)
    Posted 3/1/11 at 9:11pm
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    DeHood added David Kierzkowski as Co-Founder/Head of Product Development. (11/11/09)
    Posted 5/28/10 at 6:42pm
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    DeHood added John Eden as Senior Counsel, Legal Affairs and Corporate Development.
    Posted 5/28/10 at 7:16pm

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Sources

    CEO (walyou.com) [edit]
    DeHood Launches a Foursquare meets Twitter meets Yelp meets Ning for iPhone (mobilecrunch.com) [edit]
    * Main * MobileBeat * GreenBeat * GamesBeat * DealsBeat * DemoBeat * SocialBeat * MediaBeat There goes the neighborhood: DeHood builds hyper-local social networks (venturebeat.com) [edit]
    A Location-Based Social Network for Your Neighborhood (readwriteweb.com) [edit]
    DeHood for iPhone App offers great deals and more (examiner.com) [edit]
    In DeHood, a social network for the neighborhood (content.usatoday.com) [edit]
    In DeHood, a social network for the neighborhood (content.usatoday.com) [edit]
    DeHood rolls out Facebook connectivity, new versions (venturebeat.com) [edit]
    DeHood for iPhone takes on Foursquare, Yelp! and others with massive updates in version 2.0. (thenextweb.com) [edit]
    New LBS-Based Startup DeHood in Market for VC (pehub.com) [edit]
    Why Be Mayor When You Can Be King? FourSquare Competitor DeHood Adds New Features (readwriteweb.com) [edit]
    Disruptive technology? (bbc.co.uk) [edit]
    The Networked Neighborhood with DeHood (maxgladwell.com) [edit]
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