Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by TruePosition
Founded:
2003
Founders:
Mike Shean, Ted Morgan
Headquarters:
Boston, MA
Funding:
$16.80M
Categories:
Mobile, Consumer Electronics, Location Based Services, See All (4)

Skyhook Wireless is a global location network providing the best location for apps and devices through collected data.

Description

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Skyhook is the leading provider of location positioning, context and intelligence worldwide. Skyhook is a global location network with more than 2 billion geocoded access points and over 2.5 million venues. The massive amount of data collected powers all of our products, providing the best location for any app or device - and delivering it with unmatched context.

Skyhook is changing the world of planners through demographics, creating a way for companies and agencies to gather increased and contextual data on consumers’ mobile behavior, improving mobile customer experience, and allowing advertisers to reach their audiences in new and relevant ways.

Current Team (13)

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Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Products (4)

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    Loki

    Loki is a free web-based product from Skyhook Wireless that uses Skyhook's Wi-Fi Positioning..
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    WPS

    WPS (Wi-Fi Positoning System) is the underlying software-only technology behind the products from..
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    XPS

    XPS (Hybrid Positioning System) is a technology developed by Boston-based Skyhook Wireless that..
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    MyLoki

    MyLoki is a web-application that automatically broadcasts your location using the Loki WPS (Wi-Fi..

Funding Rounds (3) - $16.80M

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Investors (5)

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    Nokia

    Nokia is a Finnish IT and communications company developing and manufacturing mobile devices and..
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    CommonAngels

    CommonAngels is a hybrid venture capital investing in technology-based seed and early-stage..
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    Intel

    Intel manufactures microprocessors for personal computers and a range of hardware, including..
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    Bain Capital Ventures

    Venture capital firm
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    RRE Ventures

    Venture Capital Firm

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    34 Farnsworth St., 5th Floor

    Boston, MA 02210

    USA

Competitors (1)

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    Navizon

    Navizon provides location-aware applications with Wi-Fi and cell ID databases, SDKs for mobile..