Urban Compass, a New York-based startup that last year raised an $8 million seed round while still in stealth mode, is coming out of the shadows of the city and debuting its first services in public beta: a hyperlocal social network, called the Urban Compass Network, and a housing rentals platform that brings online the whole process of finding, securing and subsequently paying for a place to… → Read More
Urban Compass, the startup in stealth mode that raised an $8 million seed round from high-profile investors late in 2012, is slowly revealing more details about what it will be doing, and how it will be doing it, when it launches for business later this year — most likely in April. → Read More
If there are a lot of companies out there chasing down the Holy Grail of location services, Urban Compass, a startup still in stealth mode, believes it could be one of the lucky ones that might just find it.
Urban Compass is co-founded by Ori Allon, a superstar engineer who’s been thinking about search and discovery for years already — having already sold businesses to Google and Twitter … → Read More