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Founded Year



Series A | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$6.4M | 1 yr ago



About MappedIn

MappedIn develops an interactive indoor navigation system. It offers a mobile application or touchscreen kiosk for shoppers. It also provides a software platform for retailers to manage indoor information and build digital wayfinding experiences into customer-facing applications. It was founded in 2012 and is based in Waterloo, Canada.

Headquarters Location

460 Phillip Street Suite 300

Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 5J2,


(519) 594 0102


ESPs containing MappedIn

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Consumer & Retail / In-Store Tech

The retail indoor mapping market provides solutions for retailers to gather and analyze customer traffic data. These solutions can create value in terms of revenue and business efficiency, generate crucial insights that drive sales, improve conversion rates, and make informed marketing and spending decisions. The market offers various technologies such as indoor location services, people counting …

MappedIn named as Leader among 11 other companies, including CARTO, Gorilla Technology, and RetailNext.


Research containing MappedIn

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned MappedIn in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Aug 13, 2021.

Expert Collections containing MappedIn

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MappedIn is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Store tech (In-store retail tech).


Store tech (In-store retail tech)

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Companies that make tech solutions to enable brick-and-mortar retail store operations.


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MappedIn Patents

MappedIn has filed 17 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • global positioning system
  • cartography
  • digital geometry
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Rotating disc computer storage media, Navigation, Instruction processing, Wireless networking, Global Positioning System


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Related Topics

Rotating disc computer storage media, Navigation, Instruction processing, Wireless networking, Global Positioning System



Latest MappedIn News

01:00 ET Mappedin Empowers Communities to Map Every Building With Game-Changing App

Sep 25, 2023

News provided by Share this article Introducing Mappedin Maker: A Free User-friendly Indoor Mapping Application WATERLOO,ON, Sept. 25, 2023 /CNW/ - Mappedin , the forefront global authority in indoor mapping, proudly announces the debut of Mappedin Maker , a free application within Mappedin's indoor mapping platform. Easy enough for anyone to master, Mappedin Maker redefines the creation of indoor maps, provides indoor navigation, and bolsters public safety. From those with no mapping background to CAD experts, Mappedin Maker allows users to map commercial and community venues directly from or the Maker App for iOS. Prior to Mappedin Maker, the company's acclaimed indoor mapping platform was accessible only to enterprise companies with professional expertise. In a strategic shift, Mappedin has democratized this technology to be available to anyone. With the introduction of this free application, Mappedin Maker extends to everyone, enabling the creation of accurate, interactive maps that reshape the way individuals navigate and engage with indoor environments. At Mappedin, our mission to make it easy for anyone to create useful indoor maps. "At Mappedin, we believe there should be 'one map everywhere'. It's our mission to make it easy for anyone to create useful indoor maps," says Hongwei Liu, CEO at Mappedin. "We have invested in creating AI-powered mapping tools to completely automate the mapping process and on top of that, we're offering this new capability for free to empower communities to map their buildings." Mappedin Maker is the first tool that allows someone to create a georeferenced vector map of a building in a matter of minutes. Simply take a photo of an existing paper floorplan or walk around a building with the Maker App for iOS and the tool guides you through the rest. Mappedin's AI automatically places doors, windows and walls. Mappedin Maker Features: Simple Self-Sign-up: With a few steps, users can sign up and get started creating their map for free. User-Friendly Map Creation and Editing: With Maker, users can create their map and keep that map up to date with AI-powered tools. Interactive Wayfinding Maps: Once a map is created in Maker, users will have access to a 3D wayfinding map that can be easily embedded onto a website. Multi-Format Exports: Along with your wayfinding map, users can download a safety version of their map and send to local emergency response units. Mappedin's AI powered mapping tools were originally developed through partnership with the Department of Homeland Security where the goal was to automate as much of the indoor mapping process as possible. Between this project and the continued support of Mappedin's dedicated customers who use its enterprise-grade products, Mappedin is able to offer Maker free of charge to benefit communities at large. For users needing greater support, Mappedin will continue to expand its enterprise offering. Mappedin recognizes the need for user-friendly and accessible indoor mapping tools, especially for schools, first responders, and communities. The launch of Mappedin Maker addresses this gap, enabling anyone to create accurate and useful indoor maps. As Mappedin Maker reshapes indoor mapping, it aligns with Mappedin's core principles of user-friendly tools, creating "one map everywhere," and promoting safe and secure spaces. Mappedin Maker is accessible on desktop devices by going to . Users can get started by uploading existing floor plans; if floor plans don't exist, they can create indoor maps from scratch with the Maker App for iOS on iPhone 12 or later and iPad Pro. For more information about the Mappedin Maker Application, visit  and to sign-up for Mappedin Maker, visit . About Mappedin: Mappedin, headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, is a global leader in indoor mapping and spatial data management. Their innovative solutions power billions of square feet of indoor space and millions of people visiting malls, stadiums, offices, retail establishments, healthcare facilities, warehouses, colleges and universities to name a few. Mappedin's cutting-edge technology optimizes indoor spaces, enhances user experiences, and strengthens public safety through advanced digital mapping. Guided by the ethos "One Map Everywhere," Mappedin envisions indoor maps as commonplace as their outdoor counterparts. They are committed to creating accessible and user-friendly products, leveraging their extensive experience and Machine Learning for automated paper-to-digital floor plan conversion. Their new product, Mappedin Maker, offered for free, underscores their dedication to enabling communities to effortlessly map their indoor spaces. Mappedin's AutoMap technology was originally sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under contract #70RSAT20CB0000014 and is now available to anyone through the Maker product.

MappedIn Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was MappedIn founded?

    MappedIn was founded in 2012.

  • Where is MappedIn's headquarters?

    MappedIn's headquarters is located at 460 Phillip Street, Waterloo.

  • What is MappedIn's latest funding round?

    MappedIn's latest funding round is Series A.

  • How much did MappedIn raise?

    MappedIn raised a total of $12.01M.

  • Who are the investors of MappedIn?

    Investors of MappedIn include Channel Equity Partners, Plug and Play Japan, Canadian Technology Accelerator, Amolino, GCI Capital and 3 more.

  • Who are MappedIn's competitors?

    Competitors of MappedIn include Visioglobe, Mapxus, Smplrspace, Oriient, Mapwize and 7 more.


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