Purple

Purple develops an intelligent spaces platform that offers social engagement, marketing tools, location analytics and digital insights for brands. Read more

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1,369 Followers on Owler

Purple

Purple develops an intelligent spaces platform that offers social engagement, marketing tools, location analytics and digital insights for brands. Read more

Gavin Wheeldon's photo - CEO of Purple

CEO

Gavin Wheeldon

CEO Approval Rating

86/100

Founded:

2012

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Cloud4Wi is Purple's top competitor. Cloud4Wi is a Private company that was founded in New York, New York in 2014. Cloud4Wi operates in the Systems Software industry. Cloud4Wi has 26 fewer employees vs. Purple.

Skyfii has been one of Purple's top competitors. Skyfii is headquartered in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, and was founded in 2012. Skyfii is in the Application Software field. Skyfii generates 79% the revenue of Purple.

Fortinet is perceived as one of Purple's biggest rivals. Fortinet was founded in 2000 in Sunnyvale, California. Fortinet competes in the Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment field. Fortinet generates $2.7B more revenue than Purple.

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Purple Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to Purple

Purple Funding History

Since Purple was founded in 2012, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Purple has raised $12.0M. Purple's last funding round was on Sep 2016 for a total of $3.1M

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Equity
Sep 2016
$3.1M
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Debt
Aug 2016
$3.9M
Angel
Jan 2015
$5M

Since Purple was founded in 2012, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Purple has raised $12.0M. Purple's last funding round was on Sep 2016 for a total of $3.1M

Purple Investments

No recent investments found related to Purple

Purple News

December 5, 2019Talent4Boards

Purple WiFi appoints Gavin Patterson to its Board as Non-Executive Director

Talent4Boards - Great Talent builds Great Boards- UK, Manchester - Purple WiFi, the Manchester-based ... See more »
December 5, 2019Talent4Boards

Purple WiFi appoints Gavin Patterson to its Board as Non-Executive Director

Purple WiFi, the Manchester-based tech firm, today announced that former BT Chief Executive, Gavin P... See more »
December 4, 2019Comms Business

Ex-BT CEO Patterson joins Purple WiFi

Manchester-based tech firm, Purple WiFi, have announced former BT Chief Executive, Gavin Patterson, i... See more »
December 4, 2019Telecompaper

Former BT CEO Patterson joins Purple WiFi as non-executive director

(Telecompaper) Purple WiFi announced that Gavin Patterson, former CEO of BT Group, is joining the com... See more »
November 26, 2019Martech Series

BT Partners with Manchester-Based Purple to Offer Intelligent Wi-Fi for Business

BT has announced a multi-year partnership with Purple, the Manchester-based specialists in Wi-Fi anal... See more »
October 24, 2019Geospatial World

Purple WiFi supercharges intelligent space proposition by acquiring indoor navigation specialist

US: Fast-growth data analytics firm Purple WiFi has acquired US wayfinding business LogicJunction. In... See more »
October 23, 2019The Business Desk

Data analytics firm swoops in US acquisition | TheBusinessDesk.com

US firm enhances the Purple portfolio with 'wayfinding' technology US firm enhances the Purple portfo... See more »

Purple Blogs

April 12, 2021Purple Blog

Location Analytics & Services: How they can increase revenue

The first commercial satnav was released in 1990 as a revolutionary built-in feature for the Mazda Eu... See more »
April 6, 2021Purple Blog

5 Ways to Reduce Customer Churn

Most businesses around the globe invest a lot of time and resources into acquiring new customers, the... See more »
March 18, 2021Purple Blog

Legal Requirements for Venue Occupancy in European Countries

The restrictions on travel, business operations, and occupancy management within Europe have differed... See more »
March 16, 2021Purple Blog

Purple & UST DataLabs Deliver Geographical Links Between Public WiFi and the Rates in Covid Cases

In February, Purple and UST DataLabs worked together to see if there was a correlation between social... See more »
March 10, 2021Purple Blog

Legal Requirements for Occupancy in the UK

Almost a year on the Covid-19 pandemic is still causing issues for governments trying to deal with di... See more »
March 3, 2021Purple Blog

5 must-have apps for hospitality businesses

With the global effects of 2020 still lingering as 2021 progresses, multiple industries continue to f... See more »
March 3, 2021Purple Blog

Legal Requirements for Venue Occupancy for the U.S, Mexico, and Canada

The Covid pandemic has forced governments across the globe to deal with various waves and strains of ... See more »

Purple Press Releases

March 13, 2016Realwire

Purple expands further into Europe with Madrid office

Gonzalo Sánchez appointed Regional Sales Manager March 14, 2016: Purple, the intelligent spaces compa... See more »
March 6, 2016Realwire

Purple Appoint Petah Green VP, Asia Pacific

March 7th, 2016 Purple, the intelligent spaces software company, today announced the appointment of P... See more »
February 29, 2016Channel EMEA

Purple launches new capability based channel partner program

February 29th, 2016: Purple WiFi last month rebranded as Purple, the intelligent spaces company, refl... See more »
January 17, 2016Realwire

Purple WiFi evolves into Purple, the Intelligent Spaces company

Purple to take the lead in visualising data about any physical spaceJanuary 18, 2016: Purple WiFi, th... See more »
October 13, 2015REALWIRE

Purple WiFi arrives on the circuit at MSV's Brands Hatch, Oulton Park and Snetterton venues

October 12, 2015: Purple WiFi, the cloud-based Social WiFi software company, today announced its free... See more »
October 1, 2015REALWIRE

Purple WiFi partners with The Instillery in New Zealand

September 30, 2015: Purple WiFi, the cloud-based Social WiFi software company, today announced a part... See more »
September 29, 2015REALWIRE

Purple WiFi Delivers Instant Social Media Boost to Llechwedd Slate Caverns

September 28, 2015: Purple WiFi, the cloud-based Social WiFi software company, today announced detail... See more »

Purple Videos

September 1, 2020Purple Youtube Channel

"Information Phone" on YOUTUBE

June 3, 2020Purple Vimeo Channel

"Purple & Meraki COVID-19 Solution" on VIMEO

A video which runs through the offering from Purple to help support businesses during the COVID-19 cr... See more »
January 22, 2020Purple Vimeo Channel

"Wayfinding From the comfort of home to where you need to be" on VIMEO

Take a look at how our wayfinding & indoor navigation solution can help people navigate from the comf... See more »
January 22, 2020Purple Vimeo Channel

"A typical indoor navigation Journey" on VIMEO

Take a look at how our wayfinding & indoor navigation solution can help people navigate complex build... See more »
January 15, 2020Purple Youtube Channel

"Vodat & Purple" on YOUTUBE

November 26, 2019Purple Vimeo Channel

"Purple & Sofology" on VIMEO

Cast: Purple WiFi... See more »

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Purple Headquarters

Junction 22 Business Park Tweedale Way

Oldham, EnglandOL9 8EH

44-333-101-4488

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Overview

Purple develops an intelligent spaces platform that offers social engagement, marketing tools, location analytics and digital insights for brands. Purple was founded in 2012. Purple's headquarters is located in Oldham, England, GB OL9 8EH. It has rais...

CEO

Purple's CEO, Gavin Wheeldon, currently has an approval rating of 86%. Purple's primary competitors are Cloud4Wi, Skyfii & Fortinet.

Website

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Frequently Asked Questions about Purple

  1. When was Purple founded?

    Purple was founded in 2012
  2. Who is Purple's CEO?

    Purple's CEO is Gavin Wheeldon
  3. How much revenue does Purple generate?

    Purple generates $12M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Purple have?

    Purple has historically raised $12M in funding
  1. Where is Purple's headquarters?

    Purple's headquarters is in Oldham England, GB
  2. How many employees does Purple have?

    Purple has 105 employees
  3. What sector does Purple operate in?

    Purple is in Application Software, Systems Software, Analytics
  4. Who are Purple's competitors?

    Purple's top competitors are Cloud4Wi, Skyfii, Fortinet