About Mapbox
Mapbox is the location data platform for mobile and web applications. We provide building blocks to add location features like maps, search, and navigation into any experience you create.

We’re changing the way people move around cities and explore our world. Through the apps Mapbox powers, we reach more than 600 million people each month.
Location is built into the fabric of our daily experiences. Whether you’re exploring a city with Lonely Planet, sharing with friends on Snapchat, seeing if it’s going to rain on Weather.com, tracking breaking news on Bloomberg, or checking your ETA in Lyft — location is essential to every one of these applications, and they’re powered by Mapbox.

We craft beautiful maps and developer-friendly location data, APIs, and SDKs so that you’re free to focus on designing, building, and developing your application. Our open-source tools let analytics companies understand big geo data, drone companies publish flyovers, real estate sites visualize properties, satellite companies process cloud-free imagery, and insurance companies track assets.

Mapbox proudly embraces our open-source roots. We work in the open and release as much code as possible. We believe it’s the right thing for people, technology, and business.

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We create tools for anyone to design and publish custom maps. Over the last couple of years, our team has built our platform using open source software and open data.
Mapbox Founded

Released Tilemill

Office opens in SF

Office opens in Peru and India

Released mapbox.js

Closed a $10 million Series A round with Foundry Group

Closed $52.55 million in Series B

Released Mapbox Cities

Board of directors

Who we chose as investors influences all of this. Our backers are taking the long view. This is about investing in the core infrastructure to power the future of location data.
Eric Gundersen
CEO, Mapbox
Randy Glein
Managing Director, DFJ Growth
Vikas Parekh
Partner, SoftBank Vision Fund
Ryan Mcintyre
Managing Director, Foundry Group
Ira Ehrenpreis
Managing Partner, DBL Partners


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