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NearMe

Founded Year

1999

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

About NearMe

NearMe is a Seattle-based web and wireless location-based services provider

Headquarters Location

Seattle, Washington,

United States

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NearMe Patents

NearMe has filed 6 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Mobile computers
  • Global Positioning System
  • Video codecs
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

2/19/2020

4/12/2022

Global Positioning System, Videotelephony, Video codecs, Video compression, Mobile computers

Grant

Application Date

2/19/2020

Grant Date

4/12/2022

Title

Related Topics

Global Positioning System, Videotelephony, Video codecs, Video compression, Mobile computers

Status

Grant

Latest NearMe News

Ninja Van partners Myanmar's NearMe to drive e-payments

Nov 13, 2020

12 Nov 2020 - 18:55 LAST-MILE logistics firm Ninja Van has teamed up with NearMe, a digital-services platform in Myanmar, to drive e-payments in the frontier market. Through the partnership, business and retail partners of Ninja Van Myanmar will have access to NearMe's e-payments platform, which will enable them to accept payments via mobile wallets from customers. NearMe says that its platform is used by over 50,000 retailers, and that transaction volumes "increased exponentially" during the Covid-19 lockdown in Myanmar. Lynn Htaik Aung, chief executive of NearMe, said that the partnership with Ninja Van Myanmar is a "great opportunity for us to tap their network to introduce digital payment acceptance to more social media sellers, businesses, and enterprises". "NearMe's comprehensive retail digital services platform encourages businesses and consumers across Myanmar to participate in the digital economy, with its easy-to-use interface. We strive to make our platform widely accessible across the country and welcome partnerships like this to advance our vision," he said. Kyaw Thet Zaw, chief executive of Ninja Van Myanmar, said that the logistics firm "will pioneer the e-payments option in the e-commerce sector to help accelerate the transition to a cashless economy in Myanmar. This move will provide better visibility and flexibility for the sellers, consumers and intermediaries." Ninja Van started business operations in Myanmar in 2017. It is focused on logistics solutions for small and medium-sized e-commerce players and large enterprises in the country, like City Mall Online and Ocean Supercenter. NearMe, previously known as 1-STOP, was launched by global payments firm 2C2P in 2015, in partnership with the Myanma Awba Group and Pahtama Group.

NearMe Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was NearMe founded?

    NearMe was founded in 1999.

  • Where is NearMe's headquarters?

    NearMe's headquarters is located at Seattle.

  • What is NearMe's latest funding round?

    NearMe's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of NearMe?

    Investors of NearMe include Mforma (Hands On Network), Madrona Venture Group, ARCH Venture Partners, Vault Capital and MapInfo.

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