, a developer of customizable maps, closed a $52.5 million Series B round led by San Francisco-based DFJ Growth--also an investor in Twitter--reports The Washington Business Journal
According to the company’s site
, the platform provides building blocks for integrating maps into users’ products: “add custom markers and tooltips, give turn-by-turn directions and then add your map to your website or mobile app.”
According to the article, MapBox has scored a diverse range of customers including Foursquare, Pinterest, MapQuest, Etsy, National Geographic, the Financial Times, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Department of Energy. They’re just a few of the company’s 5,000 paying customers.
MapBox plans to use the new funding to build out its technology offerings and expand its customer base.