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Offices

streetlife.com
38 King St
London, WC2E 8JT, GBR

People

Founder & CEO
Head of Marketing & Communities
Head of Strategy

Funding

TOTAL $909k
FUNDING TOTAL $909k
Venture Round, 7/2013
Archant
Shohet & Cie
£600k

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Streetlife

streetlife.com, the local social network, has a simple aim: to help people across Britain make the most of where they live by connecting with nearby residents, groups, organisations and businesses.

The streetlife.com team believes that better connected neighbours build stronger communities, and that digital media has a key role to play in bringing together people with busy routines or reduced mobility, to discuss and improve the local issues they care about.

The site provides an easy way for locals to share practical information, advice, opinions, skills and resources. People sign up using their postcode, and can start and join conversations with others in their area. Users can customise their settings so they control how much information they receive, the areas they’re interested in, and what they share about themselves.

Main uses of the site include:

  • discussing nearby news, crime, planning proposals and public services
  • finding locals with common interests, organising and attending social groups and events
  • sharing skills and belonging with neighbours, from hedge-trimmers to spreadsheet skills
  • recommending and discovering local businesses and tradespeople
  • promoting, campaigning and volunteering for community projects and local causes

streetlife.com is a privately funded limited company headquartered in Covent Garden, London.

Following a successful pilot in the London Borough of Wandsworth, streetlife.com is now available nationwide. The service is free for residents discussing local issues.

Find out more and watch a short video narrated by Stephen Fry at www.streetlife.com.

Recent Milestones

Videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEzEPJRNJds
Above:

streetlife.com - the local social network - explained by Stephen Fry

Added: 1/4/12

Screenshots

Streetlife screenshot
Above: streetlife.com landing page
Uploaded: 1/18/12
Streetlife screenshot
Above: streetlife.com news feed
Uploaded: 1/18/12

Sources

  1. Streetlife, The U.K. Local Social Network, Raises Further £600K From Archant Digital Ventures, Shohet & Cie (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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