Vator Splash LA (May)
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Vator Splash LA (May)
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HipGeo
Location: 1435 No. Harbor Blvd. #123, Fullerton, California 92835, United States United States
Founded in: 2010
Stage: Alpha (prototype)
Number of employees: 6-15
Funding history:
- Date: 03/2011, Seed: $500 k (post valuation: undisclosed amount).
Investors: Ash Patel, Morado Ventures, Galen Buckwalter, Richard Lee, Robert Bingham
Profitable year: 2012
Short URL: vator.co/hipgeo

HipGeo

Record your life. Share with others.
Startup/business
California, United States United States
http://HipGeo.com
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Company description

HipGeo is a secure way to record all the moments in your day using smart phones through photos, video, audio and more.  It enables you to archive your life including your routes and places, and share with family and friends, or colleagues.  HipGeo is a mobile social network integrated with popular social networks.  HipGeo is pioneering continuous location services.



Team
  • Richard Rygg
    Richard Rygg | Founder
    Rich Rygg is an experienced entrepreneur, skilled in product strategy, product management, business development, online communities, and customer management.  His online career started at CompuServe where he managed online communities for mos...
Business model

HipGeo's long term business model is to provide a Mint.com like suggestion engine to users, integrating third party offers and services.  As the user archives their information, they build a profile which they can choose to match to offers and opportunities through alerts.  Users and friends respond to suggestions, offers, and ads. HipGeo makes money through revenue share, ads, and referral fees.

Competitive advantage

Superior battery management, extensive backend technology, and a unique approach to archiving GPS data.