Our Mission

We’re building the live location platform for a hyper-connected and automated future. Location is the coordinate system for everything, and our decentralized network of sensors transforms live data into the pulse of our planet.

600+ million

Monthly Active Users touch our maps.

45,000 +

Mobile apps are powered by Mapbox SDKs.

2.7 million

Registered developers are building with Mapbox SDKs and APIs

690+

Team members with offices across the globe

100%

Carbon neutral, from our offices to our servers

$226 million

Raised in A, B, C rounds

TRUSTED BY THE INDUSTRY LEADERS

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Our roots

We needed better mapping tools to do our job, so we built them. Our first maps supported international development operations, working side-by-side with our partners at United Nations, State, World Bank, USAID, and Doctors without Borders. We were on the ground; mapping clinics in Nigeria, floods in Pakistan, deforestation in Congo, and elections in Afghanistan. Our maps were needed in some of the most demanding conditions, so we got good at building a high performance, distributed platform that performs well across the world, delivering huge amounts of data across low bandwidth networks to low-powered mobile devices.

These organizations didn’t only need better tools to work with their data — where they were working the map was blank. They needed better data. We expanded our mission to not only make tools to work with data, but to map the world.  In 2013, we opened our mapping platform to developers and designers. Those developers now include some of the largest, most exciting brands and organizations in the world. Facebook, Tableau, Snapchat, IBM, Microsoft, Uber, AMZL -- all are using our live location platform to drive their business.
 
We've grown the business from a bootstrapped start-up in an alley garage on 14th street in Washington, DC, to a brilliant team of 500+ with offices across the world. Today, our maps are made from the live anonymous sensor data we are collecting from hundreds of millions of users. This creates a data flywheel, where our AI-powered data pipeline processes hundreds of million miles of anonymized, aggregated live road and telemetry data, every day — allowing Mapbox to continuously update the map everywhere in the world.

Company values

We're a customer focused company operating globally at internet scale, delivering services to customers across logistics, automotive, social, travel, ecommerce, manufacturing, farming and other industry segments. Delivering high quality services to our customers is our top priority. Our core values drive how we work with our customers and how we build our team through who we hire, reward, and promote.

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Customer Focus

Every one of us has customers. We start by understanding our customers' needs and invent relentlessly on their behalf to build the best scalable solutions. We show up every day to ensure our customers are having a good day, and we innovate to meet their needs over time. We build long term relationships.

Build Trust

Establish trust and demonstrate accountability to customers, partners and team members. Communicate clearly, deliver on commitments, support your colleagues, listen attentively, speak candidly, and always show respect.

Deliver Results

Measure yourself and judge success based on consistent outcomes, not effort alone. We work to win.

Always be Growing

We stretch ourselves, experiment, seek and deliver actionable feedback, listen, learn from failure, and demonstrate resilience. Try new things. Be a balanced and accurate evaluator of your actions.

Ownership

Take accountability and own long-term outcomes. Consider impact for the entire company, beyond a specific team, product, or individual. Never say “it is not my job”.

Be Curious

Curiosity pushes each of us to dive deep, innovate, improve, and discover. Never stop learning.

Bias for Action

Act with deliberate speed and initiative. Take calculated risks to move forward and iterate.

Disagree and Commit

Value diversity of ideas, healthy debate and sharing important perspectives and opinions, even when it’s uncomfortable to disagree. Once a decision is made, commit fully.

Hire and Develop the Best

We seek out and attract the best diverse talent to build strong teams, focusing on skills and culture. Invest in development and recognize exceptional contributions.

Be Bold

Have an opinion and be visionary. Constantly reimagine how to drive the future forward. We innovate, look around corners, and knock down blockers. We explore unfamiliar territory.

Drive the Highest Standards

Have high standards and raise them where it matters to customers. We continuously seek ways to get better over time and prioritize ruthlessly to improve. Quality counts.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our team members have a range of cultural, ethnic, social, and economic backgrounds. We prioritize the progression, growth, and leadership of individuals from all backgrounds and strongly believe in the value of cultivating a diverse team.

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Press

We do great work by understanding the success of our customers and developers, end users of their products, and each other.

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Frequently asked questions

We don’t have an app

Mapbox is a mapping and location cloud platform for developers — we don’t have an app, we’re the building blocks; the SDKs and APIs for developers and designers to build real time location awareness into their own apps.

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