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Waze is a social networking application that allows users to share information about real-time traffic and navigation routes.

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Waze Revenue, Funding, Number of Employees, Competitors and Acquisitions

WAZE CEO

Ehud Shabtai

Co-Founder

Ehud Shabtai

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Founded:

2007

Headquarters:

Tel-AvivTel Aviv District

Status:

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Industry Sector:

Internet Software

Completeness:

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Waze was founded in 2007 and its headquarters is located in Tel-Aviv, Tel Aviv District, IL. Waze has $37.7M in revenue and 108 employees. Waze's top competitors are INRIX, Roadify and MapQuest.

Waze Competitive Set

COMPANYLEADERSHIPCEO SCORE

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TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE
(ESTIMATED IF PRIVATE)

LIKELY OUTCOME
WazeWaze ceo

Ehud Shabtai

Co-Founder

67/100
1INRIX ceoINRIX

Bryan Mistele

President & CEO

75/100453$206.1M$60M
2Roadify ceoRoadify

Scott Kolber

CEO

56/10059$40K$1.7M
3MapQuest ceoMapQuest

335$8.5M$34.5M
4HopStop ceoHopStop

40
$12.5M
5Moovit ceoMoovit

Nir Erez

Co-Founder & CEO

89/100101$81.5M$3.3M
6Syndicated Maps ceoSyndicated Maps

Jeff Cohn

Founder & CEO

84/1006
7PhotoEnforced ceoPhotoEnforced

Jeff Cohn

CEO

60/1003
8Ridlr ceoRidlr

Brijraj Vaghani

Co-Founder & CEO

72/100116$6M$8.1M

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Waze Leadership

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Waze Funding History

Since Waze was founded in 2007, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Waze has raised $67.0M. Waze's last funding round was on Oct 2011 for a total of $30.0M

ROUNDFUNDING DATE AMOUNTINVESTORS
UnattributedOct 2011$30MKleiner PerkinsHorizon Ventures
Series BDec 2010$25MBlue Run VenturesVertex Venture CapitalMagma Venture Partners
Series AMar 2008$12MMagma Venture PartnersVertex Venture Capital

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Waze News

Waze: Waze adds new Chinese voices to celebrate the Chinese New YearWaze is a pretty popular navigation app, even among Google diehards. In fact, Google actually bought Waze way back in 2013 for a little over one billion dollars and uses some of the data sourced by Waze in Google Maps. For many people who drive for a living or just happen to be on the road a lot, Waze's extra features when compared to Google Maps are something they just can't live without.Read MoreWaze adds new Chinese voices to celebrate the Chinese New Year was written by the awesome team at Android Police.Android Police
Waze posted a video "Televisa Puebla - Mexico - Using W on Air" on YOUTUBEWaze Youtube Channel
Waze: 7 Tips to Help You Use Waze Like a ProWaze is the go-to navigation app for millions of drivers, and it's easy to see why. Benefits such crowd-sourced traffic data, police trap locations, and road work avoidance are just the tip of the iceberg. It can almost be overwhelming, but with these simple tips, you'll master Waze and start navigating like an expert in no time. As intuitive as Waze is to use on iPhone and Android, there might be some features that you've overlooked and would like to learn more about. As such, we put together a list of seven tips that should help familiarize you with Waze and some of the features it has to... moreGadget Hacks
Waze: Battenhall to support Waze's UK growthCommunity-based traffic and navigation app Waze has appointed Battenhall to handle its UK PR brief following a competitive pitch. Battenhall is tasked with supporting the company's UK growth by targeting a range of media sectors, ranging from mainstream consumer press to business and trade media titles. The agency will oversee all aspects of Waze's UK [...]The post Battenhall to support Waze's UK growth appeared first on Gorkana.Gorkana
Waze: Payoneer partners with Waze to power local paymentsCurrently available in Texas, California and Israel.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bankingtech.comThe post Payoneer partners with Waze to power local payments appeared first on Fintech Roundup.FinTech Roundup
Waze: Waze Carpoolers can now pay their driver for rides directly in the appWaze released a new service in select regions last year called Waze Carpool. With it, drivers could offer rides to others who wished to carpool to a shared or nearby destination. Thanks to a new partnership with Payoneer, drivers can accept money from riders directly within the Waze Carpool application.more...9to5Google
Waze: Tourists Say Waze App Directions Led Them Into LakeA trio of tourists sightseeing in Burlington, Vermont, with a borrowed car managed to drive into a lake after using navigation app Waze, police said.International Business Times
Waze: Waze and Payoneer team up so that guy in your carpool has no excuse not to pay for gasWaze Carpool just made it easier to get freeloaders out of the car. The company announced today that it is working with Payoneer, a digital payment company, to make it super easy to transfer secure, instant payments, so those jerks in your carpool have no excuse not to pay their fair share of gas, tolls, ...Continue reading "Waze and Payoneer team up so that guy in your carpool has no excuse not to pay for gas"Waze Carpool just made it easier to get freeloaders out of the car. The company announced today that it is working with Payoneer, a digital payment company, to make it super easy to transfer secure, instant payments, so those jerks in your carpool have no excuse not to pay their fair share of gas, tolls, and the Starbucks drive-thru bill.Read Full StoryFast Company
Waze: Take the next U-turn: US driver following GPS plunges into lakeWASHINGTON: Technology won't always save us. A man blindly following his GPS app has driven an SUV with two passengers on board into an icy lake in the northeastern state of Vermont, local police said. The trio - friends from out of state driving a borrowed car - escaped unharmed, local media and ...Channel News Asia
Waze: Waze unable to explain how car ended up in Lake ChamplainGoogle, which owns Waze, said they could not say how the car ended up in Lake Champlain without access to the user&apos;s driving file.USA TODAY

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Waze Headquarters

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98 Yigal Alon Electra Tower, 29th Floor

Tel-Aviv, Tel Aviv District 6789141

972-74-746-6453

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Waze Summary Information

Waze is a social networking application that allows users to share information about real-time traffic and navigation routes. Waze was founded in 2007. Waze's headquarters is located in Tel-Aviv, Tel Aviv District, IL 6789141. It has raised 67.0M in 3 rounds. The latest round was in Oct 2011. Some of Waze's investors include Kleiner Perkins, Horizon Ventures and Blue Run Ventures. Waze's Co-Founder, Ehud Shabtai, currently has an approval rating of 67%. Waze has an estimated 108 employees and an estimated annual revenue of 37.7M.

Waze's Co-Founder, Ehud Shabtai, currently has an approval rating of 67%. Waze's primary competitors are  INRIX Roadify MapQuest.

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