Acquired by on April 25, 2013
Total Equity Funding
$7M in 2 Rounds from 16 Investors
Menlo Park, California
Parse offers cloud-based software developer kits that enable users to create apps for desktop, mobile, and embedded devices.
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Android, iOS, Cloud Computing, PaaS, Enterprise Software, Mobile

Company Details


Parse offers cloud-based software developer kits that enable users to create apps for desktop, mobile, and embedded devices. Its product portfolio is comprised of Parse Core to save data in the cloud; make the app social; run custom app code in the Parse Cloud; schedule recurring tasks such as sending engagement emails, updating data, and long running computation; share data between platforms; and get a local datastore and Parse dashboard.

The company also provides Parse Push for creating, scheduling, and segmenting push notifications; and Parse Analytics to find and fix crashes, measure app usage, optimize push campaigns, track custom analytics, and measure growth analytics.

Parse is based in San Francisco, California. Currently, it operates as a subsidiary of Facebook.

Funding Rounds (2) - $7M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Nov, 2011$5.5M / Series A2
Aug, 2011$1.5M / Angel15

Current Team (6)


Competitors (20)

  • AnyPresence is a BaaS platform that reduces the time and cost of mobile-enabling enterprise business processes, products and services.
  • Appbase is an API for consuming JSON data streams with ElasticSearch.
  • BAASBOX is the first Backend as a Service (BaaS) that is open source, free to download, free to use and free to modify.
  • Parse Server Hosting. Developer can build and host apps using Parse Open source
  • Backand offers a full set of tools that let developers build, run, and manage serverless applications based on AWS Lambda.
  • brainCloud is a cloud-based backend for the development of apps, games, and things.
  • Buddy enables developers to build apps for connected devices without having to write, manage or scale server-side code or infrastructure.
  • cloudbase.io is a management consulting company that offers developers with data management solutions and analytics.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Office

    1 Hacker Way

    Menlo Park, California 94025

    United States

Past Team (3)


Past Event Appearances (2)

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