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. 
Company Growth (employees)
Singapore, SG
Size (employees)
131 (est)+2%
Near was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Singapore, SG

Key People/Management at Near

Anil Mathews

Anil Mathews

Founder & CEO
Madhu Therani

Madhu Therani

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
Smriti Kataria

Smriti Kataria

Director - Marketing & Research

Near Office Locations

Near has offices in Singapore, Bangalore, Sydney, Tokyo and in 2 other locations
Singapore, SG (HQ)
35th Floor, UOB Plaza 1 80 Raffles Place
Sydney, AU
Level 21, 201 Sussex Street
Bangalore, IN
No. 71/72, 4th Floor Koramangala Industrial Area JNC Rd, 5th Block, Koramangala
Tokyo, JP
Regus Shibuya Grass City Center Glass City Shibuya 6F, 16-28 Nampeidai, Shibuya-ku
San Francisco, US
One Market Spear Tower, 36th floor

Near Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$32 m

Latest funding size

$19 m

Time since last funding

about 3 years


Near's latest funding round in October 2014 was reported to be $19 m. In total, Near has raised $32 m

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Near Online and Social Media Presence

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