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CityMaps Scores $2.5M for Hyperlocal Social Map Tool

Elliot Cohen, founder and CEO of CityMaps. (linkedin.com)

New York startup CityMaps thinks Google Maps needs a makeover, or at least some lessons on how to be social. The tool incorporates data behind several popular companies like Twitter, Foursquare and Groupon, and mashes them up into one easily-readable guide to your city. Today, TechCrunch reported that CityMaps closed a $2.5 million Series A round earlier this year, backed by investors Dave Leyrer and 360i.com president Dave Levin. Read More