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Founded Year



Seed | Alive

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Last Raised

$120K | 4 yrs ago

About Outvote

Outvote is a friend-to-friend SMS app for political campaigns that tells users which of their friends are registered to vote and helps them reach out on behalf of their favorite campaign.

Outvote Headquarters Location

740 Wisconsin St.

Cambridge, Massachusetts,

United States

+1 012 345 6789

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Outvote and launch social app for nationwide voter turnout program

Oct 23, 2018

Share this article BOSTON, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Outvote, the app that helps voters get their friends to the polls announced a partnership today with to launch a nonpartisan version that lets you remind your phone contacts to check their registration status, find their polling place location, and go vote. (PRNewsfoto/Outvote Inc.) Outvote has demonstrated that SMS from known contacts is significantly more effective than door-to-door canvassing, the previous gold-standard for verifiable voter turnout. Now Outvote has taken the same technology used in their partisan app for Democrats and made it available to everyone with the new app. "This November, reminding your friends is your new civic duty," says Outvote founder Naseem Makiya. "We've long admired the work that the team over at has done to inform and empower voters, which is why we're so excited to join forces." In studying its effect on the 2018 primaries, Outvote found that a single SMS from a known contact made people 10% more likely to vote, compared to 8% for a typical canvassing conversation. This allows app users to effectively perform 2 hours of canvassing in 5 minutes, from anywhere. "Texting your friends is going to play a major role in turnout for the midterms this year," said Debra Cleaver, founder of "Our partnership with Outvote allows us to provide voters with a free and easy to use platform to get out the vote to their friends and family right from their phone. We're excited to be working with the Outvote team and our new app is going to get a lot of people voting who may not have otherwise." The app is available to download on both iOS and Android . uses technology to simplify political engagement, increase voter turnout, and strengthen American democracy. works to ensure that the electorate accurately reflects the population in terms of racial, gender, and income diversity. launched in 2016. Since then, over 14 million people have visited the website, and the organization has proactively reached out to an additional 10 million voters. is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan nonprofit, with a reputation for running research driven and cost-effective turnout campaigns. Outvote During the 2016 election, Outvote founder Naseem Makiya saw the long-overdue need to modernize political campaigning. After spending some time pounding the pavement for local campaigns, Makiya was inspired to develop a technology that could scale the effectiveness of 1:1 interaction on the campaign trail. It became clear that when you combine the ease of digital messaging with the trust of one's own network, it is possible to scale highly-effective personal outreach. With this idea, and a little refinement from the Silicon Valley startup incubator, Y Combinator , Outvote was launched. Outvote has since partnered with top-tier organizations like MoveOn, Swing Left, Flippable,, and Democratic State Parties. You can follow Outvote on Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram or visit for additional information. Outvote is available for iPhone and Android . Media Contact

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  • When was Outvote founded?

    Outvote was founded in 2017.

  • Where is Outvote's headquarters?

    Outvote's headquarters is located at 740 Wisconsin St., Cambridge.

  • What is Outvote's latest funding round?

    Outvote's latest funding round is Seed.

  • How much did Outvote raise?

    Outvote raised a total of $120K.

  • Who are the investors of Outvote?

    Investors of Outvote include Y Combinator.

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