Factual is a location platform that provides global location data and tools enabling mobile app developers, publishers, and advertisers to create personalized, contextually relevant mobile experiences. Factual was founded in 2007 by Gil Elbaz, co-founder of Applied Semantics (which launched ASI's AdSense product). Its core product is its Global Places data, which provides location data covering 65 million local businesses and points of interest in 50 countries. It also provides more in-depth data on restaurants, hotels, and doctors. Its platform includes tools to help developers map data across APIs and manage location data. The data is made available via API or full downloads.
Company Growth (employees)
Los Angeles, US
Size (employees)
137 (est)+3%
Factual was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, US

Key People at Factual

Gil Elbaz

Gil Elbaz

CEO and founder
Boris Shimanovsky

Boris Shimanovsky

VP Engineering
Bill Michels

Bill Michels

SVP Product Management & Partnerships

Factual Office Locations

Factual has offices in Los Angeles, Shanghai, San Francisco, London and in 2 other locations
Los Angeles, US
Chicago, US
New York, US
London, GB
San Francisco, US
Shanghai, SG

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We estimate that Factual's latest funding round in December 2015 was $35 m. In total, Factual has raised $62 m

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