Overview

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Status
Acquired by on April 7, 2009
Total Equity Funding
$2.09M in 4 Rounds from 2 Investors
Headquarters:
Burlingame, CA
Description:
Brightkite is a location-based social discovery network that allows users to 'check in' by using text messages or mobile apps.
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Categories:
Android, Social Media, iOS, Messaging, Local, Finance, Location Based Services, Mobile
Website:
https://brightkite.com/
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Company Details

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Use Brightkite to meet people around you, keep up with your friends, explore and discover new places. Brightkite is the real time social discovery network. 1 Million people use Brightkite's free services every week, which are available to anyone, anywhere, worldwide. All you need is a mobile phone or Web browser to bring your friends together in the real world, wherever you may be.

The award-winning company is headquartered in Burlingame, California. To learn more about using your phone as a social discovery tool, visit us at www.brightkite.com.

Funding Rounds (4) - $2.09M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jul, 2009$400k / Venture1
Apr, 2009$679.92k / Venture0
Mar, 2008$1M / Angel0
Aug, 2007$15k / Seed1

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Competitors (6)

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  • Aka Aki is a German-based mobile social networking site that allows users to discover and connect with other users.
  • Lcation based social network
  • Loopt is a mobile application and website that connects people to their community.
  • Moximity is a location-based social networking app.
  • Pelago offers Whrrl v2.0, an app that enables people to capture and share moments, as they happen, in story form.
  • ShowNearby is a location-based mobile app, providing users information about access points and relevant information near their vicinity.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    270 East Lane

    Burlingame, CA 94010

    USA

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