Factual Featured Partner: Jetpac City Guides

At Factual we’re all about data and love to talk about our partners who find awesome new ways to source and apply it. This month, we spoke with Julian Green of Jetpac City Guides, a beautiful app that analyzes Instagram photos from across the world to provide travel recommendations. Your Name and Title: Julian Green, [...]

Factual Featured Partner: Opower

We love to share the great things our partners are doing with location data. Last month we featured messaging app Emu. This month, we had the pleasure of talking with Ilan Frank of Opower, an exciting company that’s helping teach the world how to save energy. Your Name: Ilan Frank Your Title: Senior Director of [...]

Factual Featured Partner: Emu

In case you missed it last month, we’re starting a series to highlight our partners and the creative ways they use location data to bring you great apps. This month, we spoke to Gummi Hafsteinsson, CEO and co-founder at Emu. Emu is texting with a built-in assistant that allows you to do things like schedule [...]

Tracing Millions of Features – Polygons with Mapbox

We’re using Mapbox Commercial Satellite to add millions of polygons to our existing store of location data. These polygons will improve the capabilities of our mobile personalization products – Geopulse Audience and Geopulse Proximity. One example of how these products will benefit from additional polygons: sports and ticketing apps use polygons to tailor mobile experiences [...]

Expanding our Partnership with Yelp

We are excited to announce that we are expanding our international data partnership with Yelp. Yelp connects people with great local businesses, and to do that they need high quality data about businesses around the globe. Yelp has added additional international countries to the list of data sets they license from our Global Places data, [...]