Status
Acquired by Limbo on April 7, 2009
Funding Received
$2.1 Million in 4 Rounds from 2 Investors
Founded:
2007
Headquarters:
Burlingame, CA
Description:
Brightkite is a location-based social discovery network that allows users to 'check in' by using text messages or mobile apps.
Founders:
Juho-Pekka Virolainen, Rob lawson, Brady Becker, Alan Seideman, Martin May
Categories:
Chat, Local, Maps, Android, Mobile, iPhone, Gps, Location Based Services, Social Network Media, Finance, Social Media
Website:
http://techcrunch.com/2011/12/20/brightkite-winds-down-says-it-will-come-back-with-something-better-again/

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Use Brightkite to meet people around you, keep up with your friends, explore and discover new places. Brightkite is the real time social discovery network. 1 Million people use Brightkite's free services every week, which are available to anyone, anywhere, worldwide. All you need is a mobile phone or Web browser to bring your friends together in the real world, wherever you may be.

The award-winning company is headquartered in Burlingame, California. To learn more about using your phone as a social discovery tool, visit us at www.brightkite.com.

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Funding Rounds (4) - $2.1M

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    270 East Lane

    Burlingame, CA 94010

    USA

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