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DoubleDutch hops into $1.2M for enterprise geolocation apps

DoubleDutch, a developer of geolocation applications which help companies connect with employees and customers, has announced that it has landed $1.2 million in seed funding.

Launched in March last year, the startup currently provides three solutions to enterprises — an app that helps conference attendees stay in touch at events, one which lets field workers exchange information on-the-go, and another that enables local brands to interact with their communities.

Enterprises can license these applications and customize them by providing their own branding and content. Already on the startup’s customer list are an impressive suit of companies, including Cisco, HP, Adobe, Gannett, and TED.

DoubleDutch is based in San Francisco. Its $1.2 million seed round was led by Lightbank, an investment fund started by Groupon founders Brad Keywell and Eric Lefkofsky. Other participants included Charles River Ventures, Launch Capital, Accelerator Ventures, Venture51, and Zig Capital.