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Acquired - II | Acquired

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About MapQuest

MapQuest provides geographical information systems and services to Internet and mobile users, developers, and businesses.

Headquarters Location

1555 Blake St Third Floor

Denver, Colorado, 80202,

United States


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MapQuest Patents

MapQuest has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Geolocation
  • Global Positioning System
  • Wireless locating
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Geolocation, Wireless locating, Internet of things, Global Positioning System, Magnetic resonance imaging


Application Date


Grant Date



Related Topics

Geolocation, Wireless locating, Internet of things, Global Positioning System, Magnetic resonance imaging



Latest MapQuest News

Global Digital Map Market Report 2020-2025 Featuring Apple, LightBox, Google, MapQuest, TomTom

Oct 21, 2020

News provided by Share this article The global digital map market grew at a CAGR of around 15% during 2014-2019 A digital map refers to a web-based software solution that is used to represent a specific road, area or geographical location. It is virtually created by collecting data and formatting it into an image through digital formatting that is presented on a digital interface. It consists of various graphical elements that are combined to provide information of waterbodies, roads and important landmarks in a given area. It is also used for calculating distances between different places. Digital maps offer various benefits, such as scalability, accuracy, real-time information, interaction and compact systems to operate. Owing to this, they find extensive applications in smart parking, location, traffic and congestion intelligence, navigation and logistics management. Rapid urbanization and the increasing adoption of mobile computing devices for navigation are among the key factors driving the growth of the market. There is a rising demand for 3D platforms and advanced technologies that use visualization, simulations and dynamic location-based inputs. Furthermore, the increasing utilization of digital maps in the construction and engineering sectors is also providing a boost to the market growth. Construction engineers visualize territorial data for efficient infrastructural planning and implementing adequate safety measures in buildings. Additionally, various technological advancements, such as the advent of cloud technology and big data in digital mapping solutions to process large amounts of geospatial information, are acting as another growth-inducing factor. The adoption of real-time digital maps in passenger and commercial vehicles, along with the development of user-friendly platforms, are some of the other factors that are expected to drive the market further. Looking forward, the global digital map market to continue its strong growth during the next five years. Key Players in the Market Apple Inc. Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc. Getmapping

MapQuest Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was MapQuest founded?

    MapQuest was founded in 1967.

  • Where is MapQuest's headquarters?

    MapQuest's headquarters is located at 1555 Blake St, Denver.

  • What is MapQuest's latest funding round?

    MapQuest's latest funding round is Acquired - II.

  • How much did MapQuest raise?

    MapQuest raised a total of $19M.

  • Who are the investors of MapQuest?

    Investors of MapQuest include System1, AOL, WarnerMedia and Trident Capital.

  • Who are MapQuest's competitors?

    Competitors of MapQuest include TRAFI and 4 more.

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