Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Skype
Founded:
May, 2010
Founders:
Steve Martocci, Jared Hecht
Employees:
19
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Funding:
$11.5M
Categories:
Social Media, Mobile, Messaging
Description:
GroupMe is a group mobile messaging service for finding, planning and purchasing group activities.

Detailed 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 (9)

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Past Team (6)

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Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Acquisitions (1)

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Investors (14)

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    Lerer Ventures

    Seed Stage VC
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    First Round

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    26 W 17 Street

    Suite 1002

    New York, NY 10010

    USA

Competitors (5)

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    GroupMe

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

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