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, US
1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy
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$67 m


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

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Waze News and Updates

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…

Waze gets a big visual update with a focus on driver emotions

Crowdsourced navigation platform Waze, which is owned by Google and yet remains a separate, but intertwined product relative to Google Maps, just got one of its biggest UI and design overhauls ever. The new look is much more colourful, and also foregrounds the ability for individual drivers to share…

Revenue for Google's Waze fell by 60% as a fallout of the coronavirus. Here's the pitch deck it is using to woo advertisers back.

The coronavirus caused Waze's revenue to plunge by roughly 60%. But as cities begin reopening, the navigation app has started to pitch advertisers to return to its platform. Waze's business is starting to pick up again, with app usage up 30 percentage points to around a 44% decline in miles driven…

How to change the voice of your Waze navigation app in 5 simple steps

To change the voice on your Waze app, you'll need to head into the app's "Voice and Sound" menu. When you change the voice in Waze, you won't have the chance to preview the new voice — you'll have to select it and then wait for it to give you directions. You'll also have the option to record your …
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Waze Blogs

Navigating COVID-19: A Waze Community Oral History

Stories of the Waze Community helping others find accurate information during the pandemic.Whenever people are in need, the Waze Community comes together around the world to help. And while they’re all from different places, they share the same goal: to make sure useful and accurate information is a…

Webinar Recap: Waze Presents — Fostering Community in a Physically Distanced World

Webinar Recap: Waze Presents — Fostering Community in a Physically Distanced WorldSocial distancing has become our new normal — so much so, that it has prompted dictionary publishers to add the definition. It’s just another indicator of the significant changes people all over the world had to make t…

130 Million Reasons to Say Thanks to Wazers

For Wazer Appreciation Week, we’re celebrating our users — all 130 million and counting.It’s Wazer Appreciation Week, which — you guessed it — is about appreciating Wazers. To kick things off, we put together a list of 130 million reasons to say “thank you” to our Community. And then Josh in IT told…

Road Trip 2020: Planning an Adventure When It’s Kinda Hard to Plan

Our checklist for staying road trip-ready.There’s a reason road trips are a summer vacation staple — they’re an easy and affordable way for families and friends to hop in a car and explore the country. All you need is a suitcase, a route and a car. But we’re talking about 2020, here. Road trips aren…

Driving Change With Erin Clift, CMO of Waze

Erin Clift on marketing with empathy and the unexpected ways that working remotely is bringing her team closer together.In Driving Change, we hear from the people at Waze who are leading the fight against traffic.We caught up with Waze CMO Erin Clift to find out more about her role, how she finds in…

Webinar Recap: Waze Presents — What’s next for leisure and recreation.

Webinar Recap: Waze Presents — What’s next for leisure and recreation.Check out a recording of the session here.Waze knows the challenges and joys of hitting the road. Much of what we know is informed by Wazers, our Map Editors and incredible partners from the public and private sectors. When we wan…
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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 488 employees.

  • Who are Waze competitors?

    Competitors of Waze include Monterosa Productions, SnowShoe Stamp and Stir.

  • 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.