Portland’s Platial to Close

3/2/10

Portland, OR-based Platial, a social mapping startup, is shutting its doors, according to a blog post on the site. The news was reported yesterday by paidContent, TechCrunch, GigaOm, and others. Platial was backed by Kleiner Perkins, Keynote Ventures, Ron Conway, and other investors.

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  • http://www.gwigo.com Brian

    Don’t let your maps die with Platial! Gwigo.com is a free site that allows you to create your own maps, share them with your friends and the world. Gwigo also offers branded business mapping solutions. Gwigo isn’t going anywhere and would love to handle your mapping needs! Tell your friends to Go Where I GO with Gwigo!