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Near is the largest location intelligence platform providing real-time information on places, people and products. The Near platform powers its flagship product to leverage historical location and context for data driven marketing. 

Founded in 2012, Near is headquartered in Singapore with a presence across Australia, South East Asia, Japan, India and Europe. To date, the company has more than 700 million profiled audiences and has put it to work for marquee brands such as P&G, Coca Cola, Ikea, Audi, McDonald’s, Toyota, Nike and Samsung. 

Near is backed by investments from leading venture capitalists Sequoia Capital, JPM Private Equity Group, Telstra Ventures and Global Brain Japan. 
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQSingapore, SG
Websitenear.co
Employee Ratings4.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)192(+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Near

Anil Mathews

Anil Mathews

Founder & CEO
Madhu Therani

Madhu Therani

CTO
Shobhit Shukla

Shobhit Shukla

Chief Revenue Officer
Aditi Kohli

Aditi Kohli

Director- Partnerships
Cameron Curtis

Cameron Curtis

General Manager, ANZ
Kenneth Parnham

Kenneth Parnham

General Manager, Europe
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Near Office Locations

Near has offices in Singapore, New York, Bengaluru and Chuo City
Singapore, SG (HQ)
3, #17/18 Temasek Ave, Centennial Tower
Bengaluru, IN
#79/1 RB homes, 17th A Main Rd, opp. gangamma temple, Kathalipalya, 6th Block, Koramangala
Chuo City, JP
5f, 3-chōme-4-1 Ginza
New York, NY, US
222 Broadway 19th Floor
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Near Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2012

Near total Funding

$134 m

Near latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Near investors

Near's latest funding round in July 2019 was reported to be $100 m. In total, Near has raised $134 m
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Near Operating Metrics

Jul, 2019

Connected Devices

1.6 b
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Near Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Near Online and Social Media Presence

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Near Blogs

Near Announces Strategic Partnership with Stellar Ace in Singapore

Near, the largest global source of intelligence on people and places announces a strategic partnership... The post Near Announces Strategic Partnership with Stellar Ace in Singapore first appeared on Near - Blog.

Great Britain Reopening – A Deep Dive into Grocery Retail Stores

In part one of our Great Britain Reopening blog series, we looked at how consumer... The post Great Britain Reopening – A Deep Dive into Grocery Retail Stores first appeared on Near - Blog.

Understanding Apple’s App Tracking Transparency Framework and its Impact on the Ad Ecosystem

Table of Contents: What is the ATT Framework update? What does the update change? What... The post Understanding Apple’s App Tracking Transparency Framework and its Impact on the Ad Ecosystem first appeared on Near - Blog.

Great Britain Reopening – What the data tells us about future consumer behaviour patterns

The British government pushed the planned last and biggest reopening, when “all legal limits on... The post Great Britain Reopening – What the data tells us about future consumer behaviour patterns first appeared on Near - Blog.

How NEAR Accurately Predicted the 2020 US Elections Results Using Home Location Data

Back in October 2020, NEAR prophetically predicted the results of the 2020 US Elections by... The post How NEAR Accurately Predicted the 2020 US Elections Results Using Home Location Data first appeared on Near - Blog.

Maximize campaign effectiveness with proximity targeting even when your audience does not step out.

Recent developments in Singapore and Malaysia have resulted in heightened Covid-19 measures in both countries.... The post Maximize campaign effectiveness with proximity targeting even when your audience does not step out. first appeared on Near - Blog.
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Near Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Near founded?

    Near was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Near key executives?

    Near's key executives are Anil Mathews, Madhu Therani and Shobhit Shukla.

  • How many employees does Near have?

    Near has 192 employees.

  • Who are Near competitors?

    Competitors of Near include Amobee, Fluent and QuinStreet.

  • Where is Near headquarters?

    Near headquarters is located at 3, #17/18 Temasek Ave, Centennial Tower, Singapore.

  • Where are Near offices?

    Near has offices in Singapore, New York, Bengaluru and Chuo City.

  • How many offices does Near have?

    Near has 4 offices.