You’ve heard all the Buzz recently about Boulder-based startup, SimpleGeo – think ready-to-use location infrastructure. The team scored VC funding a few months back and since then has built a “Dream-Team” of Geo developers, technologists and visionaries. Well, today in San Jose the company is lifting the lid off their business model and announcing SimpleGeo to World along with an impressive lineup of partners from the location services, geospatial, and mobile-social technology communities.
About SimpleGeo… SimpleGeo has raised over $1.5 million seed round funding to date, led by First Round Capital and angel investors including Ron Conway, Kevin Rose, Chris Sacca and Shawn Fanning. Founded by Socialthing founder Matt Galligan and former Digg Chief Architect Joe Stump, the company has already generated significant industry buzz through the launch of Vicarious.ly, a sample app that uses a visual representation of real-time location-based stream of information to showcase the company’s technology and data. Vicarious.ly also highlights the company’s strong application partners, including BlockChalk, Brightkite, Bump Technologies, Flickr, Fwix, Foursquare, Gowalla, and Twitter. Matt Galligan, co-founder and CEO of SimpleGeo. “SimpleGeo is at the nexus of location technology, providing all of the tools and data necessary for developers to make their apps location-aware in a matter of minutes.” See details in this PR