Poncho is a chatbot on Facebook Messenger and a weather application. It is a personalized weather service that's tailored to your daily routine and brings people sassy weather forecasts and updates for people's daily commute. Poncho is a name of a cat bot that sends personalized weather forecasts, horoscopes and a whole lot more.

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TypePrivate
HQNew York, US
Founded2013
Size (employees)13 (est)
Websiteponcho.is
Poncho was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Poncho Office Locations

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Poncho Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Poncho total Funding

$4.4 m

Poncho latest funding size

$2.40 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Poncho investors

Poncho's latest funding round in August 2017 was reported to be $2.4 m. In total, Poncho has raised $4.4 m
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Poncho News and Updates

InventHelp Inventor Develops Enhanced Poncho (FLA-3031)

PITTSBURGH, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- "When caught outdoors in the rain or snow, I found that even when I was wearing a poncho, my legs still got soaking wet," said an inventor from Margate, Fla. "I thought that a poncho could be designed differently so that the entire body remained...

A beverage company bought — and shuttered — the Poncho weather app

They say you can’t predict the weather. Acquisitions are often the same way. If you had told me yesterday, for instance, that adorable weather app Poncho was about to be acquired and effectively shuttered by a direct-to-consumer beverage company, I’d have told you that’s about as plausible as a cat …

Exclusive: Weather app Poncho has been acquired by a boutique beverage company

The weather bot is being scooped up by Dirty Lemon and is shutting down its service. Today, beloved users of Poncho–the startup that provided its users with SMS and email-based weather updates–will wake up to learn that the company will soon be shutting down its services. Fast Company has learned t…

Hino Motors will exhibit five vehicles at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017

Hino Motors Co., Ltd. (“Hino”) will exhibit five vehicles, including the new generation HINO700 Series, the HINO500 Series, and the small-sized Poncho EV community bus, as well as two engines, at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 to be held at the Tokyo Big Sight venue from Friday, October 27, to Sunda…

Texas lawmakers reportedly threaten each other with violence, gunplay after protest over an immigration law

The Texas Legislature erupted in chaos on Monday, the last day of the legislative session, amid large protests in the State Capitol building, and threats between lawmakers, the Texas Tribune reported. Hundreds of protesters dressed in red t-shirts gathered in the Texas House gallery carrying banners…

Meet Stephanie Chan, GamesBeat’s new general assignment reporter

GamesBeat is excited to announce that Stephanie Chan starts today as our new general assignment reporter. She’ll be assuming the duties of Jeff Grubb, who’s now moving over full-time to PC Gaming coverage. Stephanie comes to GamesBeat after writing about games as a freelancer while working at the me…
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Poncho Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Poncho founded?

    Poncho was founded in 2013.

  • How many employees does Poncho have?

    Poncho has 13 employees.

  • Who are Poncho competitors?

    Competitors of Poncho include Axios, NewsDog and Feedly.

  • Where are Poncho offices?

    Poncho has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Poncho have?

    Poncho has 1 office.