Based in Santa Monica, California, ParkMe is the leading global provider of real-time and static on-street and off-street parking data to navigation companies, internet search and mapping portals, municipalities, parking operators and consumer smartphone platforms. Founded by Sam Friedman and Alex Israel, ParkMe's mission is to make parking easier. ParkMe has built the world's most comprehensive parking database, including more than 28 million spaces in 81,000 worldwide locations, 3,100 cities, 57 countries and seven continents. Consumers can access ParkMe via GPS and in-car navigation systems, ParkMe.com, online widgets, and Android, iOS and Windows Phone apps.
ParkMe is backed by a highly respected group of investors, including Fontinalis Partners, IDG Ventures and Angeleno Group. Fontinalis Partners is a leading transportation technology strategic investment firm founded by Bill Ford, Ralph Booth, Mark Schulz, Chris Cheever, and Chris Thomas. IDG Ventures is a global network of venture capital funds with approximately $5 billion under management and a portfolio of over 220 companies built over the last 15 years. Founded in 2001, Angeleno Group is a leading growth equity firm dedicated to investing in next generation energy and natural resources companies globally.