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Fact sheet

Founded

2011

Team

Over 300 designers, software engineers, cartographers, and strategists… and 15 dogs.

Platform

Our platform officially supports Android, GL, iOS, Qt, Unity, and web.

Users

Over 70,000 active developers build with Mapbox every month. These applications reach more than 300,000,000 people worldwide each month.

Office

Washington, DC; San Francisco, CA; Bangalore, India and Berlin, Germany.

Data

Our secure data pipeline processes over 225 million miles of anonymized traffic data per day — the distance from the earth to the sun and half-way back.

Open Source

660+ public repositories on GitHub.

Green

Mapbox is 100% carbon neutral, from our offices to our servers.

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.

Looking for more details? Check out our about page and our story.

Built for developers

We started in Washington DC, working on the ground with organizations like the United Nations, World Bank, and Doctors without Borders. Where we were working the maps were blank. So we had to get good at making maps.

We are developers. We built the tools developers need for location. Fast forward to today, we built the whole location stack: Search. Navigation. Maps. Letting you create a location experience that is adaptive and personal.

Our customers

Mapbox powers location services for the companies you use every day, including IBM, Lonely Planet, Square, Tableau, The Weather Channel, and more. Mapbox is the location foundation for other platforms, letting enterprises analyze their data, drone companies publish flyovers, friends find each other, real estate sites visualize properties, satellite companies process cloud-free imagery, and insurance companies track assets.