Mapquest

MapQuest (stylized as mapquest) is an American free online web mapping service owned by AOL. The company was founded in 1967 as Cartographic Services, a division of R.R. Donnelley & Sons in Chicago, Illinois, United States. It moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1969. When it became an independent company in 1994, it was renamed GeoSystems Global Corporation. MapQuest was acquired in 2000 by America Online, Inc. Company headquarters are in Denver, Colorado with a second office in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Posts about Mapquest
  • Openings and New Hires at TruMeasure, Brandmuscle, MapQuest

    …; innovation at Rosetta (The Publicis Group’s customer engagement agency). Brandmuscle was acquired by private equity firm American Capital Equity in December. The firm likely wants to see new technology and revenue initiatives in order to maximize shareholder value over the next year. Internal Promotion at Vendasta Jacqueline Cook was promoted…

    Geoff Michener/ Street Fight- 9 readers -
  • Will The On-Demand Economy Loosen Google’s Grip on Local?

    … party business software companies rather than building operations software internally. At Aol, Mapquest appears to be taking a similar strategy. In November, the long-time runner-up to Google Maps integrated with Urgently, an on-demand roadside assistance service, to allow users to access its functionality through the mapping application’s interface…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fight- 13 readers -
  • Interconnectivity and the Mobile Mind Shift

    … location on Google Maps, and ordering a car with Uber, consumers would prefer one transaction that links all of these services effortlessly. Indeed, Google Maps recently updated its mobile interface, adding integration with both OpenTable and Uber. Similarly, Mapquest recently announced the addition of roadside assistance services through a deal…

    Damian Rollison/ Street Fightin Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Is Your MVP a Minimum Viable Channel?

    … You have a minimum viable product, something that the market is excited about. What now? Perry Evans, CEO of Closely, encourages company founders to celebrate for a hot minute, then dig in because you are not done. “You don’t have a business until you’ve owned, lived, and tested your market model,” the former head of MapQuest, Jabber…

    Noah Davis/ Street Fight- 8 readers -
  • LBMA Podcast: Interviews With Aisle411, GameStop, and Mapquest

    … On Location LBMA Podcast: Interviews With Aisle411, GameStop, and Mapquest 31 October 2014 by Asif Khan Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing, a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association. On the show: Our wrap from RetailLoco in Chicago includes 3 great interviews with Matthew Kulig of Aisle411, Charlie…

    Asif Khan/ Street Fight- 7 readers -
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