|Headquarters||San Francisco, California, United States|
The company is based out of San Francisco, California, and was founded in 2010 after co-founders Brett Huneycutt and Jonathan Good left McKinsey, and co-founder Rudy Adler left Wieden+Kennedy. Huneycutt and Adler met in elementary school and had previously co-founded the Border Film Project. Huneycutt and Good met as Rhodes Scholars.
1000Memories was originally funded by Y Combinator, and has received $2.5 million in funding from Greylock Partners. Additional investors include Paul Buchheit, Keith Rabois, Ron Conway, Caterina Fake, Mike Maples, and Chris Sacca, among others.
- "1000memories Expands Beyond Digital Memorials, Becomes A Facebook For The Past - TechCrunch, September 27, 2011". Retrieved 2011-10-06.
- Ancestry.com acquires 1000memories, 1000 Memories weblog. Retrieved 2013-10-22
- "1000Memories Confronts Death by Celebrating Lives - Xconomy, August 16, 2010". Retrieved 2010-08-23.
- "Funding for 1000Memories - A Nod to the Power of Digital Memories - Read Write Web, February 16, 2011". Retrieved 2011-10-06.
- "Ancestry.com Acquires Photo Digitization And Sharing Service 1000memories". TechCrunch. 2012-10-03. Retrieved 2013-08-11.
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