Enterprise Geolocation Company DoubleDutch Announces Funding, Customers

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DoubleDutch helps companies connect their employees and customers via mobile, geosocial applications. Today the company announced seed funding from top Silicon Valley investors and a roster of clients.

Enterprise mobile startup DoubleDutch (http://www.doubledutch.me) today announced a seed round of funding as well as a number of top tier clients.

The company has announced a sub $1M round of seed financing with participation from Charles River Ventures, Launch Capital, Accelerator Ventures, Karl Jacob, Eric Di Benedetto, Robb Wilmot, Antoine Blondeau, Russ Fradin, and more.

“DoubleDutch is the category leader in the emerging segment of enterprise geosocial functionality,” says Charles River Ventures partner George Zachary. “We’ve been quite impressed with their execution to date.”

Companies and organizations using DoubleDutch to connect employees and customers include Cisco (case study), HP, Adobe, TED, Gannett, Arizona State University, and more.

“We recently used a DoubleDutch app to power the mobile experience for our Cisco Live conference in London,” says Cisco Director, Strategic Engagement and Communications, Mary Fehrnstrom. “The app was extremely useful in facilitating connections among attendees, and user engagement far exceeded our expectations.”

The company plans to use its funding to build out its self serve management tools, launch support for new enterprise use cases, and build on its leadership position in enterprise, geosocial applications.

An example app is currently available via iTunes and via HTML5.

About DoubleDutch

DoubleDutch helps companies connect their employees and customers via mobile, geosocial applications. From events, to field teams, to local communities of interest, DoubleDutch is the only geolocation platform built from the ground up for the enterprise. DoubleDutch launched its mobile social business tools in March, 2010 at the SXSW Interactive Festival.

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