- Mountain View, CA
- Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products.
- Larry Page, Kevin Willer, Sergey Brin
- Search Engine, Blogging Platforms, Ad Network, Email, Video Streaming, Software, Information Technology
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. The company’s product portfolio includes Google Search, which provides users with access to information online; Knowledge Graph that allows users to search for things, people, or places as well as builds systems recognizing speech and understanding natural language; Google Now, which provides information to users when they need it; Product Listing Ads that offer product image, price, and merchant information; AdWords, an auction-based advertising program; AdSense, which enables websites that are part of the Google Network to deliver ads; Google Display, a display advertising network; DoubleClick Ad Exchange, a marketplace for the trading display ad space; and YouTube that offers video, interactive, and other ad formats.
Additionally, the company offers Android, an open-source mobile software platform; hardware products, including Chromebook, Chrome, Chromecast, and Nexus devices; Google+ , a social platform for sharing content with others; Google Play, a cloud-based digital entertainment store for apps, music, books, and movies; Google Drive, a place for users to create, share, collaborate, and keep their stuff; and Google Wallet, a virtual wallet for in-store contactless payments. Further, it provides Google Apps, which include Gmail, Calendar, and Google Sites that are built for people to work anywhere, anytime, on any device without loss of security or control; Google Maps Application Programming Interface; Google Earth Enterprise, a software solution for imagery and data visualization; Google App Engine, a Platform-as-a-service; Google Cloud Storage; Google BigQuery for real-time analytics; Google Cloud SQL for structured query language; and Google Compute Engine, an Infrastructure-as-a-service-Platform. It also offers mobile wireless devices, and related products and services.
Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1996 while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University.
Funding Rounds (4) - $36.1MUpdate
|Sep 19, 2016||Api.ai||Unknown|
|Sep 15, 2016||Urban Engines||Unknown|
|Sep 8, 2016||Apigee||$625M (terms undisclosed)|
|Aug 8, 2016||Orbitera, Inc.||Unknown|
|Jul 27, 2016||LaunchKit||Unknown|
|Jul 12, 2016||Kifi||Unknown|
|Jul 7, 2016||Anvato||Unknown|
|Jul 6, 2016||Moodstocks||Unknown|
|Jun 22, 2016||Webpass||Unknown|
|May 1, 2016||Synergyse||Unknown|
|Jun, 2016||Barefoot Networks||$57M / Series C (Lead)||—|
|Jun, 2016||ProPortion||$1M / Grant||—|
|Apr, 2016||Center for Resource Solutions||undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)||—|
|Feb, 2016||Magic Leap||$793.5M / Series C||—|
|Dec, 2015||O3b Networks||$460M / Private Equity||Larry Alder|
|Oct, 2015||Apptuto||$500k / Seed||—|
|Oct, 2015||Mobvoi Inc.||$60M / Series C (Lead)||—|
|Oct, 2015||Niantic Labs||$20M / Series A||—|
|Oct, 2015||Symphony||$100M / Venture||—|
|Oct, 2015||DFKI||undisclosed amount / Venture||—|
|Mar, 2015||Hello Heart||$1.5M / Undisclosed||—|
|Feb, 2015||CODE2040||$775k / Grant (Lead)||—|
|Jan, 2015||SpaceX||$1B / Series E (Lead)||—|
|Oct, 2014||Magic Leap||$542M / Series B (Lead)||Sundar Pichai|
|Mar, 2014||Machinima||$18M / Series D||—|
|Jan, 2013||EDF Renewable Energy||$200M / Private Equity (Lead)||—|
|May, 2012||Machinima||$35M / Series C (Lead)||—|
|Mar, 2012||Foundshopping.com||$50k / Angel||—|
|Jun, 2011||Alta Wind Energy Center||$102M / Undisclosed (Lead)||—|
|Jun, 2011||SolarCity||$280M / Undisclosed (Lead)||—|
|Apr, 2011||BrightSource Energy||$168M / Undisclosed (Lead)||—|
|Jan, 2011||NatureBridge||$4M / Grant||—|
|Nov, 2010||O3b Networks||$410M / Private Equity||Larry Alder|
|Jun, 2010||Zynga||$300M / Series B (Lead)||John Doerr|
|May, 2010||INVIDI Technologies||$23M / Series D (Lead)||—|
|2010||Vittana||undisclosed amount / Seed||—|
|Jun, 2009||23andMe||$13.6M / Series B||—|
|Sep, 2008||Life360||$300k / Grant||—|
|Aug, 2008||Makani Power||$5M / Series B (Lead)||Gregory Miller|
|Jul, 2008||Aptera||$24M / Series C (Lead)||—|
|Jul, 2008||Actacell||$5.8M / Series A||—|
|Jun, 2008||BrightSource Energy||$115M / Series C||—|
|Apr, 2008||Fon||€6M / Series C||Debu Purkayastha|
|Nov, 2007||Navigenics||$25M / Venture||—|
|Oct, 2007||23andMe||$8.95M / Series A (Lead)||—|
|Sep, 2007||Meituan-Dianping||$25M / Series B||—|
|Jul, 2007||Ubiquisys||$25M / Series B||Anil Hansjee|
|Mar, 2007||Fon||€10M / Series B||Debu Purkayastha|
|Feb, 2007||TrialPay||$3.1M / Series A||—|
|Jan, 2007||Xunlei||$20M / Series C||—|
Current Team (868)Update
Google Analytics (GA) is a free service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about the visitors to a website.
Google's free email service
Search is Google's core product and is what got them an official transitive verb addition to the Merriam Webster for google.
Find local businesses, view maps, and get driving directions
Google Translate is a beta service provided by Google Inc. to translate a section of text, or a webpage, into another language.
Google Drive lets you store and access your files anywhere — on the web, on your hard drive, or on the go.
A Google project headed by Vic Gundotra and Bradley Horowitz, Google+ is designed to be the social extension of Google.
Sub Organizations (126)Update
|Sep 26, 2016||Irish Examiner - Technology - Is EU digital copyright reform a Google news tax?|
|Sep 25, 2016||Sydney Morning Herlad - Tech firms eyeing $16 billion sale of Twitter|
|Sep 24, 2016||Houston Chronical - Snapchat debuts recording 'Spectacles,' changes company name|
|Sep 24, 2016||Android Police - Withings Body Cardio review: A gorgeous smart scale that worries about your cardiac health|
|Sep 24, 2016||TechCrunch - Why Salesforce might be interested in Twitter|
|Sep 24, 2016||My San Antonio - Online services want your birthdate — creating security risk|
|Sep 23, 2016||TechWorld (AU) - Vint Cerf's dream do-over: 2 ways he'd make the internet different|
|Sep 23, 2016||Houston Chronical - In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches|
280 North is a web software development platform enabling users to build applications through its proprietary tech toolkit, Cappuccino.
AdECN is an automated, real-time, auction-based, neutral exchange for buying and selling online display advertising.
Aductions is an online platform offering a search engine that helps its clients discover advertisement spaces.
Mobile application analytics solution that allows viewing customers’ online experience - from aggregated heat maps to realtime.
Baidu is a Chinese website and search engine that enables individuals to obtain information and find what they need.
Collecta, a XMPP server engine, monitors the update streams of real-time blogs, and sites and shows filtered results as they happen.
Cybozu, Inc. is a Tokyo-based software company that provides a web-based groupware known as Cybozu Office, popular in Japan.
Danger provides the software platform and hardware behind T-Mobile’s Sidekick phone.
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