Location: 580 Howard St., San Francisco, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2009
Stage: Napkin (idea)
Number of employees: 16-30
Funding history:
- Date: 01/2012, Series A: undisclosed amount
Short URL: vator.co/dibbs
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The Events App
San Francisco, California, United States United States

Dibbs is an events app, providing users with preference and GPS-based results. Dibbs is poised to expand aggressively throughout the continental US in 2012.

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Company description

Dibbs is a disruptive event and entertainment discovery platform which is mobile, social, and location based. Dibbs has developed extensive IP relating to LBS data acquisition and LBS search, mobile advertising targeted to user location and taste relevance, and frictionless mobile transactions. Dibbs' core distinction is its ability to aggregate far more events than any other source, offering consumers THE superior one stop resource for finding things to do with a single finger tap.

Dibbs is currently in 2 pilot markets: Reno/Lake Tahoe, and the SF Bay Area. Dibbs is launching nationwide and will be available in your city soon!

1. Take pilot market app which has proved user acquisition rate twice that of Yelp, and execute national launch.

2. Accelerate above user acquisition rate in two additional ways: (1) Via uniquely powerful viral-social acquisition strategy devised by nationally elite experts, and (2) Via partnerships aimed at massive user acquisition (pre-installations via mobile carriers & mobile device makers, and via strategic partnerships with internet radio, venues, artists, promoters, ticket brokers, and enhancing revenue for mobile advertising companies in exchange for advertising.)

3. Create partnerships using value exchange as currency, in order to enhance both partners' positions relative to: revenue, user traffic, intellectual property, superior product via superior technology.


Business model

Dibbs provides the most comprehensive entertainment and events listings, utilizing patent pending technology and several proprietary trade secrets.  

Competitive advantage

Several groundbreaking features.
Most comprehensive source of entertainment listings.
Socially aware.
Already proven in test market.