Serial Entrepreneur, Co Founder
VP Business Development
Waze was founded in the year 2006. The company has been active for almost 13 years now. The founder of the company was Ehud Shabtai. The former name of the company was Free Map Israel, which was later changed to Waze Mobile Limited, in the year 2009, in order to commercialise the project. In the year 201, the company had raised almost $25 million in funding. By the end of the year 2011, the company had employed almost 80 people. Then in the year 2013, the company was acquired by Google for almost $966 million. The acquisition was not against the competition law and therefore it was allowed as a result. In the year 2013, the application had received the ‘Best Overall Mobile App’ award. The headquarters of the company is based in 459 Hamilton Avenue Suite 301. The name of the place is Palo Alto, while the name of the state is California, USA. The pin code is 94301-1811.
Waze is an Israeli company that provides mobile navigation services via its application on smartphones, along with live maps and also real-time updates and other road data as well. The application is available in 40 different languages. The service is available on both the Android and iOS platform. The current CEO of the company is Noam Bardin. As of the current date, the company has more than 15 employees working.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing users to obtain mobile navigation services on smartphones and tablet computers, having GPS support - by providing turn by turn navigation, route details, travel times submitted by users, downloading location dependant information, etcetera, all via mobile telephony network.
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