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Waze

Waze is a gps navigation mobile app founded by Uri Levine, Amir Shinar, Ehud Shabtai and Noam Bardin.

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Timeline

October 18, 2011

Waze raises a $30,000,000 series C round from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

December 8, 2010

Waze raises a $25,000,000 series B round from Magma Venture Partners, Vertex Venture Capital and BlueRun Ventures.

March 1, 2008

Waze raises a $12,000,000 series A round from Magma Venture Partners, Vertex Venture Capital and BlueRun Ventures.

Funding rounds

People

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Adam Matan

Employee

Alli Magidsohn

Employee

amir shinar

Founder

Andy Ellwood

Employee

BlueRun Ventures

Investor

Chris Butler

Employee

Di-Ann Eisnor

Employee

Itamar Nabriski

Employee

Jeff Tannenbaum

Investor

John Malloy

Board member

Karthee Madasamy

Investor

Kent Schoen

Employee

Kevin D. Irwin Jr.

Investor

Koby Berkovich

Employee

Mark Edward Campos

Employee

Michal Habdank-Kolaczkowski

Employee

Mike Vladimer

Employee

Nikola Stojković

Employee

Roy Timor

Employee

Tal Siach

Advisor

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By Michael Thomsen For Dailymail.com
January 27, 2020
Mail Online
Last week, travelers looking to avoid traffic on their way to Atlantic City found themselves marooned in a nature preserve 60 miles off-course thanks to an issue with Waze.
Buckley Smith
December 16, 2019
IT Business
Amid controversy regarding the inefficiencies and mismanagement of its public transportation system, the City of Ottawa is taking steps to try to eliminate some of its transit issues, as it announced it has partnered with the Waze for Cities program.
Darrell Etherington
December 10, 2019
TechCrunch
Crowdsourced navigation app and Google subsidiary Waze is adding new features that allow you to report unplowed roads made more dangerous or inaccessible during snowstorms within the app, and also to see reports posted by other people who have already added their own to the map. This Waze update was also developed by the company [...]
USA TODAY
October 26, 2019
USA TODAY
We asked, and you told us. Why make a decision when both apps are free? A recent Google Maps update brought Waze like features.
Jay Peters
October 25, 2019
The Verge
Google apparently won't let Google Maps, Pokemon Go, Waze, and WeChat use the Pixel 4's "Smooth Display" feature to run at 90Hz, according to an explicit blacklist that XDA Developers' Mishaal Rahman and 9to5Google found in apparent source code for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.
USA TODAY
October 22, 2019
USA TODAY
New Google Maps crowd-sourced features include the ability to report crashes, speed traps and traffic slowdowns from iPhones. Sound familiar?
Andrew J. Hawkins
October 10, 2019
The Verge
A year ago, navigation app Waze made a risky bet on carpooling: it launched Waze Carpool, a dedicated app that lets nonprofessional drivers offer rides to people who are traveling on a similar route for a nominal fee. So how's it been going? Pretty good it seems.
Buckley Smith
Invalid Date
IT Business
Waze is integrating its city data with Google Cloud to allow for cities to more easily access, organize, store, interpret, and share its transportation data.
Jay Peters
September 19, 2019
The Verge
Appel's release of iOS 13 today means third-party developers can now release apps that can access Siri without any configuration on your end. Before iOS 13, trying to use a non-Apple app with Siri required setting up a Siri Shortcut. Sometimes, it just flat out wouldn't work. The change could be really useful while you're, say, driving and need to keep your hands off your phone.
MICHAEL GOLD
February 6, 2019
www.nytimes.com
The N.Y.P.D. said that Waze, by allowing people to share the locations of sobriety checkpoints, was impeding the police's ability to keep streets safe.