Esri Acquires Location Platform Geoloqi, Plans To Launch Alternative iOS Mapping Library Soon

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http://techcrunch.com – Geoloqi, the Portland-based location-based platform that helps developers add location-based features to their apps, today announced that it has been acquired by Esri, a long-established GIS company that provides online mapping solutions for developers and geographic intelligence for business analytics systems. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Geoloqi was founded in 2010 and raised about $350,000 in a seed round in 2011. Most recently, the company announced a number of partnerships with companies like Appcelerator, Factual and Locaid that, the company said at the time, would give (IT news)