Press & Media

Assets and information for our users and the media. For media inquiries, contact press@mapbox.com

Fact Sheet

Founded
2011 in Washington, D.C.
Team
Over 500 designers, software engineers, cartographers, and strategists… and 15 dogs.
Platform
Mapbox is a live location data platform powering maps and navigation experiences for mobile, web, gaming, and automotive. We maintain SDKs for developers building for Android, iOS, Unity 3D, and web, and APIs for rendering maps and performing spatial functions.
Users
Every month, over 150,000 developers build with Mapbox. Over 45,000 mobile apps are powered by Mapbox SDKs. Applications and platforms built by developers using Mapbox reach more than 600 million monthly active users.
Data
Our AI-powered data pipeline processes over 300 million miles of anonymized, aggregated road and telemetry data every day. Our “living map” combines more than 150 data sources, including satellite and aerial, terrain and bathymetry, points of interest, and more.
Customers
Facebook, Yahoo! JAPAN, The New York Times, Hotels.com, Shopify, Snap, Uber, Lyft, Rivian, DPD, The Weather Company, Tableau, Bloomberg, Strava, United Nations, FCC, CDC, and more.
Offices
Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and offices in San Francisco, CA; Helsinki, Finland; Minsk, Belarus; Shanghai, China; Tokyo, Japan.
Values
Our team solves root problems, build with empathy, embraces unknowns, and more.
Open Source
800+ public repositories on GitHub.
Green
As of 2018, Mapbox is 100% carbon neutral, from our offices to our servers. Learn more.
Origin
The team was originally building a “Mapbox” module to display a map in the open source content management system Drupal. Early Mapbox customers included global NGOs working in regions with no digital maps. Learn more.
Investors
Bootstrapped for the first 2 years. $10 million Series A in October 2013 with Foundry Group. $52 million Series B in June 2015 led by DFJ Growth and with DBL Partners, Thrive Capital, Pritzker Group, Promus Ventures, and Jon Winkelried joining the team. $164 million Series C in October 2017 led by the SoftBank Vision Fund and with Foundry Group, DFJ Growth, DBL Partners, and Thrive Capital.