Status
Acquired by Skype on August 21, 2011
Funding Received
$11.5 Million in 2 Rounds from 14 Investors
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Description:
GroupMe is a group mobile messaging service for finding, planning and purchasing group activities.
Founders:
Steve Martocci, Jared Hecht
Categories:
Social Media, Mobile, Messaging
Website:
http://groupme.com

Company Details

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Founded:
May, 2010
Aliases:
Mindless Dribble Inc.
Employees:
9 in CrunchBase

GroupMe helps people stay connected and get together better with their friends. GroupMe’s two core offerings are: GroupMe, the group mobile messaging service, and Experiences, a service for finding, planning and purchasing group activities. GroupMe is based in New York and was founded by Jared Hecht and Steve Martocci in May 2010 at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon. In August 2011, GroupMe was acquired by Skype, which was subsequently acquired by Microsoft in October 2011. For more information, please visit www.GroupMe.com and Experiences.GroupMe.com.

Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Acquisitions (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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    26 W 17 Street

    Suite 1002

    New York, NY 10010

    USA

Competitors (5)

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    Beluga

    Beluga offers a mobile app and web service that enables instant messaging and content sharing.
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    GroupMe

    GroupMe is a group mobile messaging service for finding, planning and purchasing group activities.

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