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Websitegrou.ps
Blogcompany.grou.ps/b...
Twitter@grou_ps
CategorySocial Networking
Emailcontact@groups-in...
Employees20
Founded2005
DescriptionSocial Groupware Provider

Offices

Palo Alto
530 University Avenue
Suite C
Palo Alto, CA, 94301
USA
Istanbul
Esentepe Mah. Atom S. 20/5
Levent
Istanbul, 34394, TUR

People

CEO
Director of Services and Design
Marketing
Quality Assurance
Content Management
Customer Support
Engineering

Acquisitions

Social Project, 10/2010

Funding

TOTAL $5M
FUNDING TOTAL $5M
Seed, 6/2008
Golden Horn Ventures
$500k
Series A, 6/2009
Golden Horn Ventures
$1.5M
Series B, 3/2011
TIMAR
$3M

Competitors

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GROU.PS

GROU.PS is a social networking platform that allows users to create online communities for members with similar interests and preferences. On the GROU.PS platform, users with similar interests are encouraged to create their own interactive (private or public) community such as online gaming forums, e-learning classrooms, fan clubs, charity fundraising campaigns, college alumni societies, and event planning portals.

GROU.PS was founded by Emre Sokullu in 2005. It is based in Istanbul, Turkey, with a proxy office in Palo Alto, CA.

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Screenshots

GROU.PS screenshot
Above: Grou.ps Home Page Screenshot
Uploaded: 8/8/11

Products

LoveBucks

Websitethelovebucks.com
StageLive
Launch DateJune 29, 2012
Tags online-content, reward, publisher

LoveBucks allows users to sign-up for a monthly subscription of money that can be used on LoveBuck widgets to reward the authors behind the online content you enjoy.

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Compete

Grou

Sources

  1. GROU.PS to acquire Social Project, makers of Flux and TagWorld (grou.ps) [edit]
  2. Social group web services company Grou.ps raises $1.1M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  3. GROU.PS Finds $1 Million For DIY Social Network Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Citation Needed [add]
  5. DIY Social Network GROU.PS Adds Ranking System To Assign Privileges To Contributors (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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