MapBox Closes $10M Series A From Foundry Group To Build The Future Of Interactive, Mobile Maps

Cloud-based map platform startup MapBox, which gives developers tools to add interactive maps to their web and mobile offerings, clad in their own brand colours/designs — and counts foursquare, Uber, GitHub, Evernote and the FT among its 2,500+ paying subscribers — has just closed a $10 million Series A from Foundry Group. The raise was announced in a blog on MapBox’s website.

It’s the first big round for MapBox, which has been bootstrapping the company up to now — although it did take in a $575,000 grant last year from The Knight Foundation to help improve the core infrastructure of OpenStreetMap (it uses the open source map data as its main source of mapping data).

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