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Helping Local Businesses Thrive Locu, founded by a group of MIT graduates, is building software to help local businesses thrive. $10bn are lost each year due to bad or missing local data. More than 40,000 merchants already use Locu to get found and keep their information, such as specials, opening hours and photos, up-to-date in real-time on their web and mobile sites as well as a network of partners, including Yelp, Foursquare, OpenTable, TripAdvisor and Facebook.
Location: United States, New York
Member count: 11-50
Total raised: $4.6M

Investors 3

Funding Rounds 1

DateSeriesAmountInvestorsDeal News
23.04.2012Series A$4M-Locu Raise...

Mentions in press and media 10

DateTitleDescriptionCategoryAuthorSource
20.03.2015Ukrainian ...Settle, a mobile booking and p...Topics: Fi...-uadn.net/2...
13.03.2014Gary Sharm...This is a guest post from Gary...--observer.c...
21.08.2013GoDaddy Ac...Locu, a Cambridge, MA and San ...Mergers an...-finsmes.co...
19.08.2013GoDaddy ac...GoDaddy just acquired Locu, a ...-Christina ...venturebea...
03.06.2013100 AngelL...AngelList. It’s the place fo...--readwrite....
23.04.2013Yelp partn...“Menus suck,” at least acc...-Rebecca Gr...venturebea...
01.03.2013Leveling t...This is a guest post by Rene R...--venturebea...
30.08.2012Meet the y...Sharing photos is cool and all...-Christina ...venturebea...
18.06.2012Gary Sharm...Ringing the closing bell at NA...--observer.c...
23.04.2012Locu Raise...Locu, a Cambridge, MA and San ...funding S...-finsmes.co...