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Flite

Founded Year

2006

Stage

Acq - Talent | Acquired

Total Raised

$41.5M

About Flite

Flite is a cloud-based ad platform that enables marketers to improve brand recall and purchase intent by leveraging real-time content. The Flite platform of Web-based tools allows marketers to easily produce ads that express the power of their brand as effectively as their brand's own website. With Flite, marketers receive up to a 10x increase in ROI on their brand spend with ads developed in 1/10th the time. On December 19, 2016, Flite was acquired by Snap. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquarters Location

One Kearny Building 23 Geary Street, 7th Floor

San Francisco, California, 94108,

United States

415-992-5870

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Flite Patents

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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

6/26/2012

8/25/2015

Content delivery network, Widget toolkits, Video on demand services, Internet broadcasting, Streaming media systems

Grant

Application Date

6/26/2012

Grant Date

8/25/2015

Title

Related Topics

Content delivery network, Widget toolkits, Video on demand services, Internet broadcasting, Streaming media systems

Status

Grant

Latest Flite News

National Science Foundation awards Heartland with $296K grant

Jan 5, 2023

April 15, 2021 Heartland Community College has received a major grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance industrial technology education. An NSF Award of $296,356.00 will be applied toward Heartland’s Flexible Learning for Industrial Technology Education (FLITE) project. “The FLITE project will demonstrate an innovative hybrid model for industrial technology education that employs an open manufacturing lab and flexible delivery of the curriculum,” said Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Rick Pearce. “Flexible learning formats within HCC’s Industrial Technology programs and courses will make it easier for students to begin, efficiently progress through, and complete our Industrial Technology programs and courses.”   Courses are designed to offer students the opportunity to learn theory in different settings -- such as online or hybrid formats -- and then help them develop and practice the hands-on skills they’ll need for the workforce. Once the project is completed, students will be able to take courses offered through the FLITE lab each semester rather than waiting for a course catalog to match their schedule. Access to the open lab will be available daytime, nighttime and weekend hours. This is designed to provide equity for students in different situations and provide more opportunities for students to get the hands-on lab time they need. The opportunity to work on this project will also benefit others outside of Heartland. “One of the requirements of this grant is that we share our successes with other schools so they, too, can benefit from our work and replicate the model,” said Dana King, Dean of Career and Technical Education. “The impact of our work could be far-reaching and benefit the field of Industrial Technology.” The FLITE project is part of an overall Work Ready strategy at Heartland to provide students the opportunity to quickly advance into the workplace, but also use “stackable” credits to pursue the next level of their career goals. The grant, written by Distinguished Professor of Industrial Technology Kim Travers and Distinguished Professor of Industrial Technology Chris Miller, will fund the development of the FLITE program for future Industrial Technology students. The first implementation of the program could begin in the 2023 or 2024 academic year. About the National Science Foundation The U.S. National Science Foundation propels the nation forward by advancing fundamental research in all fields of science and engineering. NSF supports research and people by providing facilities, instruments and funding to support their ingenuity and sustain the U.S. as a global leader in research and innovation. With a fiscal year 2021 budget of $8.5 billion, NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 40,000 competitive proposals and makes about 11,000 new awards. Those awards include support for cooperative research with industry, Arctic and Antarctic research and operations, and U.S. participation in international scientific efforts. Written by: Steve Fast

Flite Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Flite founded?

    Flite was founded in 2006.

  • Where is Flite's headquarters?

    Flite's headquarters is located at One Kearny Building, San Francisco.

  • What is Flite's latest funding round?

    Flite's latest funding round is Acq - Talent.

  • How much did Flite raise?

    Flite raised a total of $41.5M.

  • Who are the investors of Flite?

    Investors of Flite include Snap, Aspenwood Ventures, Sequoia Capital, General Catalyst, Next Frontier Capital and 6 more.

  • Who are Flite's competitors?

    Competitors of Flite include RockYou and 8 more.

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