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Fact sheet

Founded

2010

Team

199 designers, software engineers, cartographers, and strategists.

Customers

Over 5,000 paying and 200,000 free.

Offices

Washington, DC, San Francisco, CA, Ayacucho, Peru and Bangalore, India.

Open source

440+ public repositories on GitHub.

Green

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

Investors

Bootstrapped for the first 3 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.

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

Built for developers

We built these tools for ourselves. As location became the core of every mobile application, traditional mapping tools stayed stuck in a one size fits all approach to maps, diluting brands and locking out developers. Our developer-focused platform gives the control back.

Enterprise that’s fast

Mapbox powers thousands of businesses, from new startups to traditional enterprise. Maps are now central to the experience of apps from fun social sites like Foursquare and Pinterest to business sites like Bloomberg and the Financial Times — Mapbox makes this possible.

Our team

Our team is 199 of the best designers, software engineers, cartographers, and data experts in the world. Mapbox bootstrapped out of a garage in Washington DC for the first few years. We took our first outside capital in October 2013, closing a $10 million round from Foundry Group to help grow the team globally.