Waze is a free, community-based traffic and navigation app. It connects drivers to one another and helps to create local driving communities. 

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Waze was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL

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Waze Office Locations

Waze has offices in Tel Aviv-Yafo and Mountain View
Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL (HQ)
Yigal Alon St 98
Mountain View, CA, US
1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy
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Waze Financials and Metrics

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$67 m


In total, Waze had raised $67 m. Waze is a subsidiary of Google

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Waze Online and Social Media Presence

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Waze News and Updates

Waze veers off course for advertisers

Summary List PlacementGood morning and welcome to Insider Advertising for February 26. I'm deputy editor Lucia Moses, filling in for Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on: Whither Waze? Podcast payments Top tech journalists If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insid…

Delivering Clients To Their Financial Destinations: What Wealth Managers Can Learn From Waze

Navigation assistance is a metaphor for the wealth management industry and a template for where the industry should be going.

Waze CMO Erin Clift has had a string of coveted marketing jobs at Google and Spotify — here are her 4 tips for landing a similar role

Summary List Placement As a 22-year marketing veteran and current chief marketing officer at mapping app Waze, Erin Clift has some wisdom to share. In an interview with Business Insider, she shared her top four tips on getting hired as a marketer at big tech companies.  After moving around marketin…

Waze launches lane guidance, trip suggestions, traffic alerts, and more

Waze is rolling out a host of new features starting today, including the much-awaited lane guidance, traffic alerts, and trip suggestions.

Google-owned mobility startup Waze is reportedly laying off more than 5% of its total workforce as roads empty out during the pandemic (GOOG, GOOGL)

Summary List Placement Waze, the Google-owned navigation app and carpool service, is laying off 30 employees — more than 5% of its total 555 person workforce — and shutting some offices as it reels from the coronavirus, The Verge reported Wednesday. In a memo to employees, CEO Noam Bardin said that…
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Waze Blogs

Using Waze as a Kid Helped This New Driver Learn His Way Around

Now that Chris can drive, his family gets free rides.Your Last 5 Drives is a series where Wazers look back on recent drives and share stories from on and off the road.Chris is a recent high school graduate and Waze Map Editor from Trinidad and Tobago. Even though he’s a new driver, he’s been using W…

You’re Already Benefiting From Smart Cities

How everyday drivers help cities plan ahead and respond to crises.Under the Hood gives you an inside look at different parts of how Waze works — straight from the people working on them every day.Helping people avoid traffic is near and dear to my heart. The day I was born, my parents got stuck in t…

It’s Time We Recognize These Five Women Who Changed Driving Forever

We’d probably be lost (and cold) on the road without them.Women have always been inventors. But they haven’t always gotten the credit they deserve. For too long, laws and practices prevented women from receiving equal recognition, compensation and agency for their contributions to society.Women like…

Who’s Behind the Magic of the Waze Map?

Short answer: a lot of people who love to helpUnder the Hood gives you an inside look at different parts of Waze — straight from the people working on them every day.As Communities Team Manager, I’ve been working with map editors for four and a half years now. To the rest of the world, the map might…

How This Teacher Makes the Most of Summers Off

Between racing to the Block Island Ferry and road tripping with her dogs, Cindy knows how to stay busy.Your Last 5 Drives is a series where Wazers look back on recent drives and share stories from on and off the road.Now living in Connecticut, Cindy teaches eighth-grade math in her hometown of Westc…

Black Urbanists Are Leading the Fight for More Inclusive Cities

Black city planning experts on inclusion in urban planning and why everyone needs to pay attention to transportation.There’s a common assumption about urban planning that the systems governing our cities start from a place of neutrality. That even when it’s flawed, urban design tries to objectively …
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Waze Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Waze founded?

    Waze was founded in 2008.

  • How many employees does Waze have?

    Waze has 501 employees.

  • Who are Waze competitors?

    Competitors of Waze include Metis, 47Billion and Lilee Systems.

  • Where is Waze headquarters?

    Waze headquarters is located at Yigal Alon St 98, Tel Aviv-Yafo.

  • Where are Waze offices?

    Waze has offices in Tel Aviv-Yafo and Mountain View.

  • How many offices does Waze have?

    Waze has 2 offices.