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Crowdsourced indoor maps. It's like Wikipedia meets Google Maps, for the insides of buildings.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Providence, RI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 4
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Company Summary

We enable a community of volunteers to collect & create indoor maps through a browser-based map editor.

People get lost inside buildings (also, make most purchases there). This data doesn't exist anywhere else. Our competitors have not found a scalable way to create it.

We make money by selling whitelabel apps to building owners (hospitals, airports, colleges), API access to developers (LBS), and advertise to consumers on our own apps (nav


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    Nick Such

    Human transportation & CAD guru. Led team that designed & raced solar-powered cars. Former GE, Toyota, VC intern. In 2011, Nick turned down admission to Stanford’s MBA program to run BuildingLayer. BS MechE, University of Kentucky.

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    Brian Raney

    Founder & CEO, APAX Software. (web and mobile app development). Founder, Awesome Inc. Young Entrepreneur of the year, Lexington, KY. Brian brings C-level startup experience to drive the sales, marketing, and financial aspects of BuildingLayer. BS CompSci & MS Econ, University of Kentucky.

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    John Kiffmeyer
    Chief Science Officer

    Computer graphics and multitouch interface specialist. Data hound. Alum of Lexmark and Voltaic Commerce. John always has his eyes on ways to port our maps to the latest platform. BS CompSci & CompE, University of Kentucky.


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    Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

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