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Acquired byGreen Dot Corporation
Price$43M
Date3/2012

General Information

Offices

HQ
590 W. El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA, 94040
USA

People

Co-Founder/CEO
Co-Founder/CTO
Co-founder and Head of Product
Chief Operating Officer
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Director of Business Operations
Board Observer

Acquisitions

GraffitiGeo, 10/2009

Funding

TOTAL $39.1M
FUNDING TOTAL $39.1M
Seed, 6/2005
Y Combinator
$6k
Series A, 11/2005
New Enterprise Associates
Sequoia Capital
$5M
Series B, 7/2007
New Enterprise Associates
Sequoia Capital
$12M
Partial Close, 3/2009
$7.1M
Series C, 5/2010
$15M

Competitors

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Loopt

Loopt is a social service that connects people to their community.

Loopt’s mobile application and website give users the inside scoop wherever they go — tapping into local intelligence about places, making it easy to find friends and track down the best deals. Devices with Loopt include iPhone, iPod Touch and Android.

Loopt has more than five million registered users in the U.S. and offers a variety of intuitive privacy controls to its users. Loopt is based in Mountain View, Calif.

Recent Milestones

  • Handshake
    Loopt was acquired by Green Dot Corporation for $43M. (3/9/12)
    Posted 3/12/12 at 8:02pm via forbes.com
  • Check
    Loopt — Loopt Hits 4 Million Users, Propelled By iOS 4 And Android (7/9/10)
    Posted 7/11/10 at 6:15pm via techcrunch.com
  • Dollar
    Loopt received $15M in Series C funding. (5/3/10)
    Posted 3/9/12 at 10:43am via loopt.com
  • Handshake
    Loopt acquired GraffitiGeo. (10/1/09)
    Posted 10/20/09 at 8:17pm
  • Dollar
    Loopt received $7.1M in Partial Close funding. (3/16/09)
    Posted 2/6/14 at 2:16am via sec.gov
  • Check
    Loopt added Alex Gourley as Data Scientist. (2/1/09)
    Posted 7/22/13 at 12:37am
  • Check
    Loopt added Brian Knapp as Chief Operating Officer. (12/1/08)
    Posted 11/12/07 at 1:51am
  • Check
    Loopt — TechCrunch network on Loopt launches (10/1/08)
    Posted 10/1/08 at 12:20pm via techcrunch.com
  • Dollar
    Loopt received $12M in Series B funding. (7/23/07)
    Posted 11/12/07 at 3:33am via venturebeat.com
  • Dollar
    Loopt received $5M in Series A funding. (11/23/05)
    Posted 11/12/07 at 1:58am via techcrunch.com
  • Dollar
    Loopt received $6k in Seed funding. (6/1/05)
    Posted 5/30/11 at 11:01pm
  • Check
    Loopt added Patrick Chung as Board of Directors.
    Posted 3/24/08 at 3:02pm
  • Check
    Loopt added Eric Carr as VP, Location Technologies.
    Posted 6/3/08 at 1:02pm
  • Check
    Loopt added Evan Tana as Director, Product Management.
    Posted 7/17/09 at 3:57pm
  • Check
    Loopt added Sam Altman as Co-Founder/CEO.
    Posted 11/12/07 at 1:50am
  • Check
    Loopt added Mike Ramsay as Board of Directors.
    Posted 3/24/08 at 3:04pm

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Compete

Loopt

Sources

  1. Green Dot To Buy Loopt For $43.4 Million In Cash (forbes.com) [edit]
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  4. Loopt to make mobile presence usable (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. Loopt draws on $8.25 million of a $12M planned second round (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  6. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  7. loopt.com [edit]
  8. techcrunch.com [edit]
    Loopt Hits 4 Million Users, Propelled By iOS 4 And Android (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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