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Create your own mobile travel guide!

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

map2app is a browser-based platform that allows to turn geo-located content and media into a travel guide for iPhone and Android. Our customers are travel portals, travel bloggers, travel publishers and media agencies that are looking for an easy, economical and fast way to create travel related apps. We allow them to create and distribute native, high quality apps. They just have to add content (places and stories), map2app does the rest!


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    Pietro Ferraris

    I am a second time entrepreneur, with a great passion for technologies and for good business models to exploit them.
    I was previously coFounder and CEO at Econoetica srl an Italy based Internet Service Provider operating a network of wifi hotspots all through the country.
    Before founding Econoetica I worked as product manager for a multinational company based in France.
    I have a master degree in telecommunication engineering.

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    Michele Orsi
    Chief Software Architect

    As Chief SW Architect my role is to take care that all the different parts of the platform (API, webservices, DB, mobile apps etc.) work together in a proper way.
    During this first year I developed the whole server side of map2app.
    My previous experience was at European Space Agency for two years in Germany, where I worked on two projects: Service Oriented Architecture framework and Mission Control System life-cycle management.
    I have a mast

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    Simone Biagiotti

    As CTO of map2app I manage the development team (iphone dev, android dev, web interface dev and services&API dev).
    Before founding map2app I was CTO at Econoetica srl, that is where I met Pietro.
    Before entering the "startup world" I worked for several airline companies as Avionics Manager.
    I have a master degree in electronic engineering