- New York, NY
- Socialight offers a mobile urban navigation service, enabling users to discover, share and rate restaurants and tag secret bars for friends.
- Dan Melinger
- Social Media, Local, Location Based Services, Navigation, Mobile
Socialight the company behind a platform that enables local content publishers and communities to create their own mobile applications. Founded in 2005 by Melinger and fellow graduates of New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, businesses use Socialight’s self-serve platform to design and launch apps around location-based content. The company has powered mobile and web solutions for top brands such as Ford Motor Company, Travel Channel, and NBC Universal with its scalable, white-label platform.
Funding Rounds (1) - $100kUpdate
|Apr 1, 2013||GeekWire - Quadstreaker turns the world into a giant game board: How much of your city have you seen?|
|Oct 4, 2011||Gigaom - Daily deals platform Group Commerce buys Socialight|
|Aug 23, 2011||Gigaom - Daily deals platform Group Commerce buys Socialight|
|Jun 24, 2011||Fast Company - Make Your Move: Naveen Selvadurai, Cofounder of Foursquare|
|Nov 11, 2010||CNet - Management shuffle for Facebook Places - CNET|
|Sep 14, 2010||Venture Beat - DEMO: DoubleDutch lets brands create their own check-in service|
|Aug 18, 2010||CNet - Facebook Places: One check-in to rule them all - CNET|
|May 21, 2010||Venture Beat - VH1, Starbucks, and other big brands explore location plays|
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