Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Skype
Founded:
May, 2010
Founders:
Jared Hecht, Steve Martocci
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Funding:
$11.50M
Categories:
Social Media, Mobile, Messaging

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

Description

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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.

Current Team (8)

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Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Acquisitions (1)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $11.50M

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Investors (14)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    26 W 17 Street

    Suite 1002

    New York, NY 10010

    USA

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Images (4)

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