Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by eBay
Founded:
2004
Founders:
Alan Phillips, Frank Schroth
Employees:
150
Headquarters:
Boston, MA
Funding:
$33.4M
Categories:
E-Commerce
Description:
Where, a PayPal service, is focused on leveraging location technology and data in mobile to enhance relevancy in advertising.

Detailed Description

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Where, LLC., a PayPal service also known as PayPal Media Network, is North America's leading location based media company. With over 4 million active users, the WHERE consumer application helps users discover, save and share local places by delivering relevant information and money-saving special offers from local merchants that are meaningful, and are delivered where and when they want them. WHERE is a top-ranked application on all mobile platforms and carriers. WHERE Ads, the largest mobile ad network with 100% geotargetable inventory in North America, connects merchants with nearby consumers who have expressed interest in their products. WHERE Ads delivers over 1 billion hyper-local ads monthly to over 100 publishers.

Current Team (6)

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Past Team (15)

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Funding Rounds (6) - $33.4M

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Products (3)

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    WHERE iphone app

    WHERE helps you search and discover what's nearby with real-time information and...
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    WHERE Ads

    WHERE Ads is now PayPal Media Network (PPMN), with multi-media solutions designed to increase...
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    WHERE Technology

    WHERE uses the GPS in your phone to pinpoint your exact location to show you the places around...

Acquisitions (2)

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Investors (3)

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    GrandBanks Capital

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    Kodiak Venture Partners

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    Venrock

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • HQ

    77 North Washington Street, 3rd Floor

    Boston, MA 02114

    USA

Competitors (3)

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    Foursquare

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    Sniff is a mobile service that gives users an electronic map showing the location of their friends.
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    Loopt

    Loopt is a mobile application and website that connects people to their community.

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