This Week in Location Based Marketing #102: Wheelz, Weve and Waze plus David Rush, co-founder of Evzdrop

Welcome to episode #102 of This Week in Location Based Marketing. On today’s show: We’ve got wheels, Weve, Waze and would you spend $600 on Oakleys? Plus, special guest David Rush, co-founder of Evzdrop and Asif is live from the home of the Singapore Sling.

Episode 102

Recorded: November 4, 2012
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan


Show highlights:
1. Oakley’s Airwave Snow augmented reality goggles (7:00)
2. Marriott partners with Check In For Good (12:07)
3. Wheelz peer to peer car sharing service launches (15:54)
4. Waze signs exclusive deal with Lumata in Italy (23:05)
5. Project Oscar becomes Weve (26:30)

Featured Guest
David Rush, co-founder of Evzdrop (34:30)

Funding / M&A News
1. LocalVox acquires Postling (45:00)
2. Pirq gets $1.2M (48:22)
3. U-Blox acquires Fastrax (52:42)

Resource of the Week
Jon Spinney’s Location Technology M&A Tracker (56:20)

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About the author

Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

  • Hi guys. My name is pronounced ‘spin knee’. Sure, I’ll join the show. When?

  • Hi Jon – will reach out via email to coordinate! Thanks for correcting us on your name and reaching out.

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