Overview

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Total Equity Funding
$5.5M in 2 Rounds from 8 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$4M Venture on December 12, 2013
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
Highlight is a mobile ambient awareness app that sends the user a push notification when they are near another Highlight user.
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Categories:
Search Engine, Local, Mobile
Website:
http://highlig.ht
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Company Details

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Founded:
October 1, 2011
Employees:
1 - 10 | 1 in Crunchbase

Highlight is a mobile ambient awareness app. When you come within a few blocks of another Highlight user who is your Facebook friend or that you have friends or interests in common with, Highlight sends you a push notification and lets you message them. The app's homescreen displays a reverse chronological list of all the people you've crossed paths with.

Funding Rounds (2) - $5.5M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Dec, 2013$4M / Venture6
Feb, 2012$1.5M / Seed4

Current Team (1)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (1)

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Competitors (10)

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  • AppHere, a venue-based instant social network, allows people to join an instant network and interact with others who are at the same place.
  • Banjo provides real time content discovery by location across multiple social networks.
  • Gauss is an iPhone app that helps users discover their neighbors and their interests.
  • Glance is a mobile app that enables users to discover and connect with people around them.
  • Hawthorne Labs is a CA based company developing mobile software products.
  • Here On Biz offers a real-time networking app for business professionals to locate and interact with other professionals in their vicinity.
  • Jiber builds mobile applications that help you uncover a world of similarities you share with people around you and people you meet in the r
  • LetsLunch is a social networking platform that arranges meetings between users and related business professionals over lunch.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    San Francisco, CA

    USA

Images (2)

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